Young Arthur & the Magic Sword

And Other Stories for the Young at Heart
By: Jon Koons
Narrated by: Jon Koons, full cast
Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
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Young Arthur and the Magic Sword is adventure, fantasy, mystery, comedy, mythology, and a lot more in one splendid collection of all-age-appropriate stories written by noted author, storyteller and actor Jon Koons. This treasury of 17 tales includes works previously published as children's books and in magazines, as well as new, never-before-published additions - all of which will delight children and adults alike. Also included is "A Confused Hanukkah", Jon's acclaimed holiday story published by Dutton Children's Books.

The spellbinding performances are as diverse as the stories themselves. Each story is brought to life by talented actors including Jon Koons, Danielle Manente, Jane Keitel, Mikki Ryan, Janine Waldron, Merlin Ryan Koons, and more in various combinations. The stories are each enhanced with their own incredible soundscapes of music and effects. Your kids and you will want to listen to this wonderful anthology of stories over and over.

©1995, 2016 Jon Koons (P)2017 Jon Koons

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  • 03-25-19

Simply awesome

I’ve read this book in print some time ago, and now finally had a chance to listen to it. I just loved it. The story itself and the narration are excellent. For the child in you, listen to this book. You will not regret it.

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GREAT COLLECTION FOR FAMILY & CLASSROOM!

I thoroughly enjoyed this book myself, and decided to share it with my kids. It was a leap since they are more familiar
with watching stories instead of listening to them....and they loved it! So I shared them with my students at school and
they loved it too!
I was able to do some cross-curricular lessons with the stories too; I worked with the other teachers to create some great lessons!
Highly recommend this book for the young - and old!

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Appealing Stories

This collection of stories is sure to please everyone in your household. The stories are varied and well-written. All have interesting musical backgrounds and/or sound effects. Many different performers, including me, contributed vocal or musical talent to make this terrific audiobook. This is the first time I've heard the whole audiobook, and it's terrific. A true labor of love. Give it a listen, you won't be disappointed!

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What a fun book!!

My son and I both enjoyed listening to Young Arthur and the Magic Sword.
We both highly recommend it.

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A VERY BIASED But Totally Honest! REVIEW...

OK, so I'm not exactly impartial, since I wrote the stories and narrated a bunch of them, but I wanted to RAVE about the WONDERFULLY TALENTED CAST of actors who have made my stories live beyond my wildest dreams.

The performances in this audiobook story collection, whether the story is read by an individual or joined by an entire cast, are magical. Characters spring to life fully formed with their own voices and personalities. Tales are told in a manner to captivate and enchant every listener, from the youngest to the oldest.

Not to mention that the amazing sound effects and music, heard throughout the stories in different styles, create a delicious fancy inspiring treat for the ears.

Whether as bedtime listening or commuting entertainment, while raking the leaves or taking a relaxing bath, an audiobook can open up your imagination in ways TV can't. And unlike TV or reading, you can listen while you do other stuff and not miss a thing! If you like stories, if you like to listen, if you like inspired voice performances, you will love my Young Arthur collection of stories enacted by this merry band of troupers!

ARTHUR is performed by: EJ Keitel, Walter Milani, Teel James Glenn, Betty Hudson, Danielle Cornell (Manente), Rob Carroll, June Rachelson Ospa, Janine Waldron, Micheale Ryan Koons, Ryan Koons and me, Jon Koons, with a foreword by Ariane Smith.

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  • 02-04-19

Excellent stories for the kids

My grand children loved this book. The stories were funny and full of adventures. The narrators were good and were able to change voices for different characters. The only thing we didn't like about this book were all the background sounds, in some parts it was hard to understand what the character was saying because the noises were so loud. I would like to thank the author for giving me this book free for in exchange for an honest review.