Flora and Ulysses

The Illuminated Adventures
Narrated by: Tara Sands
Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (428 ratings)

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Holy unanticipated occurrences! A cynic meets an unlikely superhero in a genre-breaking new novel by master storyteller Kate DiCamillo.

It begins, as the best superhero stories do, with a tragic accident that has unexpected consequences. The squirrel never saw the vacuum cleaner coming, but self-described cynic Flora Belle Buckman, who has read every issue of the comic book Terrible Things Can Happen to You!, is just the right person to step in and save him. What neither can predict is that Ulysses (the squirrel) has been born anew, with powers of strength, flight, and misspelled poetry - and that Flora will be changed too, as she discovers the possibility of hope and the promise of a capacious heart.

From number-one New York Times best-selling author Kate DiCamillo comes a laugh-out-loud story filled with eccentric, endearing characters.

©2013 Kate DiCamillo (P)2013 Listening Library

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That was awesome.

my 5 year old daughter and I couldn't get enough of it. Definitely a page turner.

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Amazing!

This book is a beautiful narrative with joy, struggle and humanity. The performance is magnificent!

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Hard to listen to...

This book was a struggle to listen to and the story lacked a specific genuine feeling...

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WoW!Never thought a audible voice could beso good<br />

it was kind of a confusing book but if I had to take a test I would try to get 100% because it's so good and one of the best

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Amazing fantastic book

Best book ever written you should read/listen to it I enjoyed it immensely it was great Kate dcamillo is a genius

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funny middle school aged story

my granddaughter and I loved this story. we listened to it before bed and of course I always heard, "just one more chapter ?"

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Book of awesomeness

In 1-10 I would give it a 9.
The only thing that I don't love is the lamp.
I would recommend this to people that like superheroes.
I would give it a 9 because it was great all around.

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Good book

I like the stories and the book it's a good cleaning book it's five out of five

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A chore to listen to the story and reader

My girls and I couldn’t get into this book. It was a chore to listen to the story with interest. The reader was a little annoying to listen to at times. I often had to think to myself, “okay what is happening here?” Often I had to rewind to recall what we missed because we lost interest in the story. Maybe we just couldn't get into this genre of fiction.

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it was funny!

loved it! great reading and enjoyed the story immensely. one of our favourite stories. thanks!