When the kingdom is trapped in an eternal winter, Anna, a young dreamer, must team up with Kristoff, a daring mountain man, and his reindeer on the grandest of journeys to find Anna's sister, the Snow Queen Elsa, and put an end to her icy spell. Encountering mystical trolls, a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Everest-like extremes, and magic at every turn, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom from destruction. Frozen retells the whole exciting story.
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We listened to this as a family. We all loved it! In fact, as is usually the case, it was better than the movie! The only Improvment would have been to add in a couple of the best songs from the movie.
The narrator did not display the emotion invoked by the text. More excitement and inflection would have made it better. She did have a pleasant voice to listen to, though.
My 3 and 5 year old girls enjoy this story, and request it often. I would like to listen to it more if the narrator had matched the feelings in the book. The dramatic dialogue
were read in the same voice and tempo as the slower paced scenes.
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I have four granddaughters all under the age of three. I am pretty sure that they would not sit still for this, but children over eight probably would. I have seen the movie and it is tons better. The reader was fairly lack luster and I would think a book read for kids, needs a little extra humph.
The basic story is a great one, with lessons learned without lectures. The characters feel real. The movie tugs at your heart strings and the snowman is funny. In the book the main characters tug at your heart strings, but the snowman is annoying. The snowman says and does the same things he does in the movie, but without the animation, he is like an extra annoyance, that does not seem to add to the story at all.
Retired former magazine editor who is working harder than ever as Mr. Dad to his 13-year-old daughter.
I listened to this book with my daughter who had seen the movie several times. I might have been the only person in the world who read this book without having seen the movie. About what I expected. I wasn't surprised by the few twists and turns although I have to honestly say I didn't automatically anticipate them. Listening with my daughter made the exercise worthwhile.
Badly written, horribly...and monotonously...narrated. Does not manage to capture so much as a hint of the enchantment contained in the movie.
Audio Reviewer under Audio Flow. I enjoy delving into the imagination of writers and hearing it read aloud by seasoned and new audio actors.
Combine my favorite Disney movie with one of my favorite narrators and you get Five Stars of love.
Arndt has never been better and because I enjoy all things Disney, she brings the characters to life for me in a new way...through audio.
I hope that she is able to showcase her talent with more Disney projects. She will do them justice!
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