In the grand tradition of Narnia and other fantasy allegories, Kingdom's Dawn shadows several key figures and events from the Fall of Adam and Eve, th..Show More »rough the calling of Moses in the wilderness. Apart from a couple battle scenes that seem to go on for a bit too long, even younger readers may enjoy following young Leinad as he discovers life beyond the safety of his father's farm to follow a higher calling given to him by the Unseen King of Arrethtrae. This was one time, though that I think the audiobook detracted from the enjoyment of the story. Like other reviewers, I felt the dramatized version was unbalanced, often with background music and sound effects eclipsing the vocals and narration. I may decide to pick up the next installment in the series on Kindle instead.
Book three in Mr. Black's series is good. I highly recommend listening to the first two books before this one. The same theatrical style is used in th..Show More »is reading. I enjoyed listening with my ten year old son.
The Kingdom Series books have really brought forth a desire to read for our reluctant reader. There is a action and adventure through the entire seri..Show More »es. There is good and evil with the evil being bad unlike some books and movies glamorizing the bad as good. After we finished the books the audio books were a great addition and rewarding for our children to listen to. A definite 5 star!!