This book, like all really great children's literature, is enjoyable for adults as well as children. Its a somewhat gothic, and very intelligently fu..Show More »nny, mystery. I didn't mind too much that it was only the first installment of the story, but I am on the edge of my seat to find out what happens next!
Also, Katherine Kellgren's reading once again added an extra layer of fabulousness to a great story. She does accents excellently, and portrays the full range of emotions of the characters with great energy & subtlety. This was much more than worth the cost of a credit.
This series is perfect for enjoying with a child, but as an adult I enjoyed it quite a bit myself! Each of the books in the series contain a myst..Show More »ery, (or several!) as well as there being an underlying mystery running throughout the series, and this one has kind of a cliff-hanger ending so I can't WAIT for the next one!!