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Is There Really a Human Race?

Narrated by: Jamie Lee Curtis
Length: 2 mins
Categories: Kids, Ages 0-4
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Is there really a human race?
Is it going on now all over the place?
When did it start?
Who said, "Ready, Set, Go"?
Did it start on my birthday?
I really must know.

With these questions, our hero's imagination is off and running. Is the human race an obstacle course? Is it a spirit? Does he get his own lane? Does he get his own coach?

Written with Jamie Lee Curtis's humor and heart, Is There Really a Human Race? Is all about relishing the journey and making good choices along the way - because how we live and how we love is how we learn to make the world a better place, one small step at a time.

Like Jamie Lee Curtis' kids books? We've got a combined volume. Just download The Jamie Lee Curtis Audio Collection to hear six more.
©2006 Jamie Lee Curtis (P)2006 HarperCollins Publishers

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"Sound philosophy ingeniously expressed in an amusing and insightful way that both youngsters can understand and we older folk should heed." (Kirkus Reviews)

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  • Levin
  • Sterling Heights, MI, United States
  • 04-02-08

It's about time this question was answered . . .

Although this piece is really mostly questions, I think it will appeal to any child exploring idiomatic speech. The rhythm and meter lends itself to further creative thinking and expression by inducing a participatory response - the child tries to mimic the scheme. Ms. Curtis has a lovely cheerful lilt to her voice.