(P)1980 by Recorded Books, Inc.; Cover Art by Timothy Kelly, ©1995 by Recorded Books, Inc.
"Oz - where the young stay young, and the old grow young forever." (Ray Bradbury)
"Narrator Flo Gibson has a fine command of nuance and phrasing." (School Library Journal)
This audiobook is read by John McDonoughn NOT Flo Gibson! This, however, was a pleasant surprise as McDonough is one of the best narrators of audiobooks around. His many voices and his reading of the story are pleasing to the ear. It feels as if your grandfather is reading it to you and is as much into the story as YOU are! I would highly recommend this version, especially if you are listening with a boy.
I really enjoyed listening to this book. Gibson is a great narrator and brings much life to the story. I found the book to be interesting, but fairly repetative and drawn out. It would be a good book for a child as young as 6 or 7.
As an adult, I enjoyed it too.
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