• Gus

  • Unicorn Daze, Book 1
  • By: Laura Hesse
  • Narrated by: Laura Hesse
  • Length: 34 mins
  • 4.2 out of 5 stars (17 ratings)

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Gus

By: Laura Hesse
Narrated by: Laura Hesse
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Publisher's Summary

Young Jessie Farrell is always being left behind. When she gets lost in a corn maze on Halloween Eve, she is befriended by a unicorn named Gus who takes her on an adventure to meet the Spirit Bear who guards the pumpkin patch from a pumpkin-stealing rat.

This is the first in a series of short bedtime stories about Jessie and Gus, son of the unicorn king. Suitable for ages 3 to 8.

©2018 Laura Hesse (P)2018 Laura Hesse

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Loved it 🎃 🍂

I love this book's richly descriptive fall scenery. It really puts you in the mood for Halloween. The author who also narrates this book, did a really good job. At times the audio recording had some static, but it wasn't so bad that it's distracting. I highly recommend this book for kids who love the fun of fall, even the big kids like me.😉
I was given a free copy of this book at my request and have voluntarily decided to leave this review.

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A Really Cute Children's Story w/ Cute Characters

Audiobook: Gus ( Unicorn Daze, Book 1 )

Gus was a super cute short children's story. I think the time was perfect but maybe the age group should be a little older, say 4-7 rather than 0-4. I suspect a little older age group would understand it better and be more entertained. I myself loved it. I think my youngest grandkiddo would enjoy it as well.

The narration by Laura Hesse was good. I've listened to her before and enjoy her work.

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okay it was adorable

I took this book just because I was thinking to give it to my nieces and nephew to listen to but I listen to it first and actually as a 27 years old I enjoyed it it was adorable and very sweet and the next little people that will listen to it will tell me their opinion of course but I think it's very cute and very good
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Fun fantasy

This was a fun book and my 12 yr granddaughter loved it! She enjoys fantasy and unicorns are her favorite! She looks forward to listening to the other books in the series.

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A magical Halloween story with a unicorn

This story is a magical Halloween tale that kids will enjoy, and the length is perfect for their short attention spans. Listening to this book reminded me of sitting in the library listening to story time with my kids.The reader (and author) of the audio book has a pleasant storytelling voice. Instead of changing voices for the different characters, she names off the character who is speaking. While I personally found that a little distracting, it might make it easier for young children who have a hard time keeping track of who is who. I love the cover!

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Our favorite unicorn story

What a precious story and Laura Hesse's careful narration creates a true calming effect (think Bob Ross but female and unicorns instead of happy little trees). Such a imaginative story line and great character development.....my daughter absolutely loves it. Nice work Ms. Hesse!

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Whimsical Halloween maze adventure

More the feel of the song monster mash than the movie Twilight.
This could be performed as a theatrical production.
Will make you want to get lost in a corn maze yourself.

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Cute little story

Overall my kids and I enjoyed the story, it was cute and fun. The narrator's voice was a little monotone and parts tended to run together making it a little bit difficult to focus and follow a long some times

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Who doesn't love Unicorns and Halloween!?

What a cute story! Brings back fond memories! It's nice to be taken away so effortlessly to such a fun and magical place. Great story and the narration was awesome. I think any little one (and even the bigger/older ones :-)) would LOVE it! Jessie and Gus are a great combination :)

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Halloween Unicorns

A cute story for the young (and young at heart).

Jesise feels like she is invisible in her large family. When the family goes to the local Corn Maze, Jessie goes off on her own and the adventure begins!

A Unicorn named Gus comes along when Jessie gets lost and shows her a truly magical time. Unicorns, Halloween, magical bears.....a great short read for all ages.

The narrator did a good job, but there was quiet a bit of background noise, which was a little distracting.

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Unicorn

This is interesting enough to keep my young niece listen with me and short enough to listen to the audio book in one sitting