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Internationally best-selling author and Booker Prize winner Ian McEwan presents his first book for children, The Daydreamer. Peter Fortune is unlike most kids his age. In fact, he's different from everybody else in the world. Peter has the amazing ability to make his daydreams come true. A captivating narration from Simon Prebble brings McEwan's imaginative and adventurous story to vivid life for listeners of all ages.
©1994 Ian McEwan; (P)2004 Recorded Books, LLC

Critic Reviews

"In his first book for children, McEwan dextrously presents a series of strange and wonderful metamorphoses. His vivid and poetic writing, celebrating the creative abilities of a gifted 10-year-old, reveals a profound understanding of childhood." (Publishers Weekly)
"A delightful blend of serious whimsy and hilarious gravity." (School Library Journal)
"Mr. McEwan at his best." (The New York Times Book Review)

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Charming and Sweet!!!

What an interesting and creative idea for a book.
Certain short tales of daydreams I deeply enjoyed. Especially, William Cat. This story struck a nerve and I smiled throughout the entire thing.

Great narration!
Great production!

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