Three kids - a street musician, a clockmaker, and a maid - learn they may hold the solutions to each other's problems. Meanwhile, danger lurks just around the corner! Marc Thompson handles this steam-punk adventure with verve. His pacing is slow and clear, for those little ears. He maintains a serious, thoughtful tone; after all, these kids' 19th-century America is no laughing matter. Most importantly, Thompson gives the three main characters their own distinct voices. No wonder Publishers Weekly gave The Clockwork Three a starred review.
A team of unlikely friends - an orphaned street musician, a hard-working girl from the tenements, and a talented clockmaker's apprentice - discover that together they can overcome even the darkest of fears.
©2010 Matthew Kirby (P)2010 Scholastic, Inc.
This is by far the best audio book I've heard.
The entire story is wonderful - each part melts into the next so you can't stop listening -- you want to hear more & more!
He was wonderful - very very good on each person in the book - amazing!
The adventure of all adventures!!
Thanks so much I can't tell you how happy I was with this audio book & my granddaughter's 5th grade teacher was reading this book to the class & I wanted to read it also - but instead I thought it would be wonderful to hear it instead -- boy was I right!!
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