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Tuesdays at the Castle

Narrated by: Suzy Jackson
Series: Castle Glower, Book 1
Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (390 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Tuesdays at Castle Glower are Princess Celie's favorite days. That's because on Tuesdays the castle adds a new room, a turret, or sometimes even an entire wing. No one ever knows what the castle will do next, and no one - other than Celie, that is - takes the time to map out the new additions. But when King and Queen Glower are ambushed and their fate is unknown, it's up to Celie, with her secret knowledge of the castle's never-ending twists and turns, to protect their home and save their kingdom. This delightful book from a fan - and bookseller - favorite kicks off a brand-new series sure to become a modern classic.

©2011 Jessica Day George (P)2014 Recorded Books

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Excellent

As a mom, I appreciated that this story wasn't one of those "my parents are idiots and cause all my problems" kind of tales. That seems to be relatively uncommon these days, so a positive parental involvement is a plus when I'm looking for books for my daughter. The plot line was fun and kept moving, and I found reasons to love each of the main characters in turn. The castle functions as a bit of a god character, which is an interesting twist and a fun talking point. Overall well written, though the performance wasn't one of my favorites. Worth the buy, though, especially if you are looking for clean writing for your kids or yourself.

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FIVE STARS

This book is about a castle that grows rooms. And it’s a wonderful sorry line. I would recommend this to anyone who is interested in things like Harry Potter or other imaginative stories. The performance was amazing the reader spoke clearly and even used different voices for each character. I read this book for a school assignment that I REALLY didn’t want to do, I still had to do it but this book made it a lot more enjoyable. once again this as a fantastic book and every one should read it.

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The bet book

This book was one of my faverot books because it is just grate.
I would recommended it to 8-12 years of age

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Very enjoyable

Simple story a light read that is enjoyable to listen to. Will be getting the next two books of the series.

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engaging for the whole family. kids 2-12

loved it. everyone interested from start to finish. we have 5 kids ages 2-12. great for roadtrips.

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What a castle!

I would love to live in a castle like this. One that likes me as much as Celia. The creative storyline and detailed imagery kept me entertained. I love the performance too.

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Original story!

I mean the castle is a main character. :)

The narrator did a nice job of differentiating the different voices. The action and pacing of the book kept me engaged. I liked how the youngest princess was the heroine of the story. Reminded me a bit of Lucy from the Chronicles of Narnia.

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  • Mary
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  • 01-24-19

Mom & kids loved it!

Delightful story with strong, young characters. We all want to live in this castle! Recommend for ALL ages!

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The book was great

The voices for all the characters were awesome. This book I think I think is good for children 8 and up. It’s also good for adults.

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Quite intriguing

My seven year old niece loved this book- we listened to it in phases every weekend for 20min ir so so it took us a couple of months to finish but towards the end we couldn’t not listen as it hit more and more intense. Of course my niece kept on windsurf if it is age appropriate as there were a lot of scary places where she held her breath but overall it’s a funny story and there were places where she’d laugh her heart out! We loved Seally and Prince Lulath and want to read another book now

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