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Publisher's Summary

If Howard Morton and Freddie the Frog Killer were trying to hold you down so that Mary Lou Hutton could kiss you, you might run as fast as Jeremy Thatcher did the day he stumbled into Mr. Elives' Magic Shop.

And if you stumbled into that strange shop, you, too, might be asked to make a choice. What would you buy? The Chinese rings? The Skull of Truth? Or the dragon's egg?

And if you did buy the dragon's egg, what would you do when you found out you were supposed to hatch it?

©2007 Bruce Coville (P)2007 Listening Library

What listeners say about Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher

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love this book as a kid

Hearing this book read by the cast makes it come to life almost as good as it did when my 11 year old self read it!!!

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My kid and husband love it.

My husband read this book when he was little and now our daughter listens at night. They both love it

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Awesome!!

I love the read aloud. The voice makes me feel like I’m watching a movie. I just wish I could read along with the author. I think that could be something that Audible could add.

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annoying voice main character

annoying voice main character very whiny and other choices much louder done done done five teen words or less

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Amazing read. I miss books with this format.

It transported me back to my 4th grade classroom. For one brief moment, I felt like a child again and had recaptured my happiness.

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Why is Jeremy so quiet?

The story is great. Kid gets a dragon egg, hatches it, and then has to raise it while trying to have a normal 6th grader life.
The narration is also mostly good... except for the main protagonist. The volume for Jeremy is about half that of the other parts. I had to crank up my volume so the narrator was too loud just so I didn't miss Jeremy's parts.

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make magic come true

wonderfully. touching with a lot of feelings.
I strongly recommend. I wish there were more
Thanks Robbie

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phenomenal

i read this book as a child and recently purchased the audio book and i personally feel that the voice actors did a wonderful job at bringing the book to life. well done.

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Brilliant!

Bruce Coville spins another childhood classic packed with humor, life-lessons & adventure! He gives the tale a further dimension by reading it with his unique style- a must hear!
The only drawback is Jeremy's character is not recorded at the same volume as the rest of the cast

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loved the book <br />

I love to read and think this was a great book and Iove this book .