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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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    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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    Very good get it today and its free so you don't have to worry about Money

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    Alottabit 07-01-16 Member Since 2016

    I love comedy, drama, murder, and mystery....a problem I have is staying awake while reading....so now I listen to my favorite stories.

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    The Water Horse: Free Extract is a wonderfully sweet preview of what is sure to be a very interesting audiobook.

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    I thought this was the full book. unfortunately it isn't and I have a sad little boy because of it.

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    Rather cute short story. i liked that he tried to xhange the voices but he needs more work on it tho. lol Ionly wish it was a bit longer though.

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    I love it so so so so so so so so so so so much. I want to listen to it again

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