This first book about the Melendy family is so fun! We found the rest of the series at the library, but this one wasn't available. We were thrilled to find it here at audible.com! This series is full of adventure for kids, and wholesome and very well written! Ms. Enright is a wordsmith, so listening is enjoyable, even for mom and dad! But my favorite thing about these books is that the Melendy children love each other. What a wonderful model for my own 4 kids, who imagine themselves right in the middle of the Melendy's adventures! It's hard to find books that demonstrate POSITIVE family relationships, so this one was a fabulous find!
Never read the Anne of Green Gables series before, but LOVED the movies as a child. The books are, of course, even better! The narrator could have used a little more variety in her voices to help communicate who was speaking, but she was pleasant to listen to. Of course LM Montgomery is a gifted author! And Anne is a delightful character! My daughter, age 8, and I enjoyed our car trip so much as we listened.
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