We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access.
 >   > 
Timesnatch | [Robert Swindells]

Timesnatch

Once a creature is extinct, it's gone forever. Isn't it? Not anymore, as a butterfly from the past proves. The physicist mother of Kizzy and Fraser Rye has invented an amazing time machine that can travel back into the past, snatch a plant or animal now extinct, and bring it back into the present. It's a wonderful achievement, a real scientific breakthrough. But the machine has a horrifying potential.
Regular Price:$12.27
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Your Likes make Audible better!

'Likes' are shared on Facebook and Audible.com. We use your 'likes' to improve Audible.com for all our listeners.

You can turn off Audible.com sharing from your Account Details page.

OK

Publisher's Summary

Once a creature is extinct, it's gone forever. Isn't it? Not anymore, as a butterfly from the past proves. The physicist mother of Kizzy and Fraser Rye has invented an amazing time machine that can travel back into the past, snatch a plant or animal now extinct, and bring it back into the present. It's a wonderful achievement, a real scientific breakthrough. But the machine has a horrifying potential.

©1994 Robert Swindells; (P)2007 BBC Audiobooks Ltd

What the Critics Say

"Spellbinding....a stirring achievement." (The Times Educational Supplement)

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

3.0 (5 )
5 star
 (1)
4 star
 (1)
3 star
 (1)
2 star
 (1)
1 star
 (1)
Overall
3.0 (3 )
5 star
 (0)
4 star
 (1)
3 star
 (1)
2 star
 (1)
1 star
 (0)
Story
3.3 (3 )
5 star
 (0)
4 star
 (1)
3 star
 (2)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (0)
Performance


There are no listener reviews for this title yet.

Sort by:
  • P. D. Smith
    Huddersfield, UK
    10/25/08
    Overall
    "Very enjoyable"

    This book wasn't quite what I expected, but it was very good. It wasn't so much 'sci-fi' as an object lesson on the problems of breakthrough scientific discoveries etc.

    Our two kids loved it though, and even asked for more books by the same author. I think this was because it was very good at looking at the issues from a child's perspective, with reactions from school-friends and so on, coming into it. It also gave the chance to talk about what 'extinction' was, and to talk about some of the currently endangered species which had become extinct by the time-frame of the book (which is set about 20 years in the future from now).

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Showing: 1-1 of 1 results

    There are no listener reviews for this title yet.

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

CANCEL

Thank You

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.