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The Candymakers Audiobook

The Candymakers

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Publisher's Summary

ALA Schneider Family Book Award-winning author Wendy Mass offers this tasty treat of a tale sure to appeal to any listener’s sweet tooth. The Candymakers follows 12-year-olds Logan, Philip, Daisy, and Miles as each tries to invent a candy even better than the Oozing Crunchorama. But with these contestants—who can detect chocolate by touch and lift 50 lbs. of taffy as if it weighed no more than a loaf of bread—it’s going to be a close race.

©2010 Wendy Mass (P)2011 Recorded Books, LLC

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    Mrsa 04-19-15
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    "I LOVE THIS BOOK!!!"

    I love this book. The first time I listened to it was when I was about 12, I am currently 15 and still love it. It's such a cute story. Iv listened to this it at least 15 time. I'm not exaggerating in fact that's probably an understatement of how many times I've listened to it. I HIGHLY recommend this book!

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Ladydaytrippin 12-23-15 Member Since 2017

    A person who now has more time to listen than read.

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    "Candy makers makes new Audible convert."

    I gave this five stars because my child loves it. She is seven and it was hard to understand the writing method used, but once she understood, she was hooked. Now she's requesting more books to listen to in the car. Yay!

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Reviewer 02-15-17
    Reviewer 02-15-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Didn't see my phone for hours at a time"

    My kids loved this story so much they would take my phone any chance they got to listen to the audiobook. I didn't see my phone for hours at a time.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Ed Saint Augustine, FL, United States 12-28-13
    Ed Saint Augustine, FL, United States 12-28-13 Member Since 2017

    Retired former magazine editor who is working harder than ever as Mr. Dad to his 14-year-old daughter.

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    "Fun and Fantasy"

    Another excellent book on the Sunshine State list that I enjoyed listening to with my 11-year-old daughter and she read along with the print version. It was challenging for her because, at 450 pages, it was the longest book she had ever read. But the story was a pure delight as it was told from the perspectives of the four main young characters. This provided some repetition, which was helpful in terms of comprehension. The author's imagination as she described the candy factory infrastructure made the reader/listener want to jump into the book and join in the fun. A fun book that teaches a lesson.

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    Avid Fan Scererville,IN 02-12-15
    Avid Fan Scererville,IN 02-12-15 Member Since 2011
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    "Great book"

    I read this book after it was given to me and I loved the story and with narration the story came alive.👏👏👏👏

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    Amanda 11-09-13
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    "Slow at first, but then we couldn't stop listening"
    If you could sum up The Candymakers in three words, what would they be?

    Sugar, Teamwork, and Intrigue


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Candymakers?

    When we discovered someone was a spy.


    Any additional comments?

    We loved that we got to hear the story from everyone's point of view.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    mary United States 11-05-12
    mary United States 11-05-12 Member Since 2016
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    "Great story"
    If you could sum up The Candymakers in three words, what would they be?

    My daughter loved this story and the idea of listening to it while she followed along in the book. She really liked the reader's voice and pace.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    The scene when the boys are spending the night in the candy factory.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The ending when the main character did not win the contest and the boys all become friends.


    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Audette Fulbright 08-09-17 Member Since 2016
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    "BEST AUDIOBOOK EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

    so cool loved the voice of the reader
    and the story was the best ever!!!!!!!
    loved this thank you for writing this it affected me personally!

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    07-26-17
    07-26-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Children really enjoyed it."

    My girls, 11 and 14, loved this audiobook. The storyline is intriguing with elements of mystery, suspense, science and humour. With themes of friendship, acceptance, kindness, teamwork and lots of talk of delicious candy this is sure to please fans of realistic fiction, mystery, and candy! Not for those who are looking for fast-paced action.

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    Jordan Jayden Francis 06-14-17 Member Since 2016
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    "4 perspective, 1 book. Amazing!"
    Would you listen to The Candymakers again? Why?

    Of course! It gives you the perspective of 4 people in the same situation. But each one has a clear, detailed backstory. We learn things we never knew from just Logan's perspective.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    My favorite was daisy. I liked daisy because of her spy life. She lives different lives. Always doing different things. Always being a different girl than she was. And when she kinda stood up to the spy life, i liked that.


    Which character – as performed by Mark Turetsky – was your favorite?

    To be honest, i think he best preformed Philip. Philips personality from other perspectives is just how


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    It was a little bit surprising when they all realized they had all been at the annual picnic at the same time, whether they knew it or not!


    Any additional comments?

    If you want a different perspective, mouth watering book. Here yuh go. (Like if this was helpful)

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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