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Beyond the everyday world of King's Cross Station lies an island of oddities and magic. When their infant Prince is stolen, the island's magical residents form a team to rescue him. The only trouble is, they can't get to him for nine years.
©1994 Eva Ibbotson (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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Light, funny, magical listen

This was a wonderfully entertaining story. The narrator does an excellent job bringing out the humor and magic of the characters and story without being cloying or childish. The plot is somewhat predictable, but filled with so many imaginative, warm, odd, and funny moments it does not seem to matter. If you enjoy Roald Dahl, you may want to try it. This is a light and simple tale well worth the listen!

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Charming!!

A lovely story with spirit and humor. Perhaps this was an inspiration for J K Rowling.

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  • Kiwi Lover
  • 09-04-17

i listen to this book every night and i love it !!

i have listend to this book 100000000 times and still love it soooo much i know the story by heart i listen to it 3very night before i go to bed never get sick of it i would love a second book to come out and i love the way the book is written would defenetly recomend to anyone and everyone !!!