This is the first children's book by Grabenstein, the award-winning author of the excellent "John Ceepak" mysteries (they're on audible...Show More »com and I recommend you begin with the first: TILT-A-WHIRL!). I'll bet if you download this one for your kids the whole family will end up listening to it -- it's a fun ghost story that will keep you wondering what's next.
I bought this because my family loved the first book in this series (THE CROSSROADS) by the same author/narrator team. We all LOVED it! I thin..Show More »k my kids (boy 9, girl 11) liked this one even more because it was so action packed. It takes place in a haunted theatre and it is full of great surprises. The narrator did an amazing job bringing these characters to life! There are many characters in the story & several of them are men (JJ Myers is female) and each character was very clear and different from the others which really helped us follow the story. This is a great listen for the whole family. I hope there will be more from this author/narrator team.
I really enjoy all the Chris Grabenstein books. This series, although geared toward teens is thoroughly entertaining for the entire family, we have a..Show More » teenager and a nine year old. We listen during vacation car trips. Good story lines, with a touch of scariness for the younger family members.
At the beginning of the story, the narrator's pitch was irritating in the voice given to Zack, but it improved about halfway through the book.
This is a fun book, which I enjoyed all the way through. The narrator did a good job of creating distinctive voices for all the characters, which rang..Show More »e from children to older adults. I would recommend this book for anyone interested in an entertaining ghost story.