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  • Nim's Island

  • By: Wendy Orr
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading
  • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars (831 ratings)

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Nim's Island

By: Wendy Orr
Narrated by: Kate Reading
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Publisher's summary

Nim lives on an island in the middle of the wide blue sea, shared by only her father, Jack, a marine iguana called Fred, a sea lion called Selkie, a turtle called Chica, and a satellite dish for her e-mail. No one else in the world lives quite like Nim, and she wouldn't swap places with anyone.

But when Jack disappears in his sail boat and disaster threatens her home, Nim must be braver than she's ever been before. And she needs help from her friends, old and new.

©1999 Wendy Orr (P)2008 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Critic reviews

"[A] fantasy tale as welcome as a breath of fresh tropical air....With ample doses of suspense and comedy...the tale portrays the improbable so cleverly that readers will want to believe everything about the likable Nim and her idyllic isle." ( Publishers Weekly)