Bonzer story, but hearing an American try to narrate Aussie dialogue is both painful and hilarious. I was puzzled for ages over what a gulla might be...Show More » Galah, a very stupid bird even by bird standards, is pronounced galaaaaah. And it's DRYzabone as in dry as a bone, not drizzabone. And way too many other jarring mispronunciations.
Pretty much every series I've come across suffers from the same fate as this one. The first book or two are really good, but as you start getting to ..Show More »books three and four, you're used to the author's style, the narrators cadence and the books start feeling pedestrian. It's a pity, cause it's actually a good series. My advice, space them apart. They're a great set of books.