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The Water Horse Audiobook

The Water Horse: Free Extract

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Publisher's Summary

This is a free sample of The Water Horse.

When eight-year-old Kirstie brings home a strange egg from the Scottish shore, her family never expects it to hatch. But the next day, Kirstie discovers a baby sea monster swimming in her bathtub! Part horse, part toad, part turtle, and part crocodile, he's the oddest-looking creature Kirstie's family has ever seen. Only Kirstie's grandfather knows what the beastie really is: a Water Horse!

This lovable creature is the perfect pet. The only trouble is, he can't stop growing. He gets bigger. And Bigger. And BIGGER. Before long, he's outgrown every loch in sight. Will they ever find a home that's large enough for their Water Horse?

A magical retelling of the legend of the Loch Ness Monster, The Water Horse is a timeless tale that will delight children of all ages.

A major feature film, starring Emily Watson, Ben Chaplin, and David Morrissey, has now been inspired by this book.

©1990 Foxbusters Ltd.; (P)2008 BBC Audiobooks Ltd

What the Critics Say

"The characters are believable and, since King-Smith relates events from the point of view of the water horse as well as those of Kirstie and her family, readers get to know the friendly, not-at-all-fearsome monster." (School Library Journal)

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    This was only a sample, but I would recommend reading the whole book, is good.

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    Thought we got the whole book but it was just a chapter. It was free now I get why.

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    wonderful story to read to the children . this book will become one of their favorite bedtime stories for generations to come

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    One only 2 Fucking chapters WTF IS THAT BULLSHIT (CREATIVITY WILL SOON DIE BECAUSE THAT WAS JUST LIKE A PIECE OF SHIT LIKE ONE WOULD CALL FRAUD #LAME!

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    Good beginning and ferry interesting in the end so i give it five start 🎇

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