The epic orchestral score at the start of this audiobook perfectly sets the tone for Roland Smith’s tale of high drama and death-defying action that finds Chase and his friends Nicole and Rashawn, who’ve found safe haven on a farm after escaping the wrath of Hurricane Emily, squaring off against hungry lions and leopards that have just escaped their circus’ cages.
Ramon de Ocampo’s versatile, energetic performance is as spry and nimble as a jungle cat, and it heightens the nail-biting tension in this listen that will entrance young listeners eager for adventure.
Chase and his friends Nicole and Rashawn made it to the safety of Nicole’s family’s farm, the winter home of the Rossi Brothers Circus, but the flood waters are rising and they need to reach higher ground. The lions have escaped their cages and an unpredictable jaguar is on the loose. Have Chase and his friends lived through a terrifying night only to face a new danger?
©2011 Roland Smith (P)2011 Scholastic Audio
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