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    • By The Great Horn Spoon!

    • By: Sid Fleischman
    • Narrated by: Willard E. Lape, Jr, the Full Cast Family
    • Length: 4 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 269
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208

    One of Newbery Medalist Sid Fleischman's most beloved books, this rip-snortin' saga of a young man and his butler bound for California during the great Gold Rush was just made to be read by a full cast. Our collection of coots, codgers, geezers, and outlaws will have you laughing out loud...when you're not holding your breath in suspense!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Spoon!

    • By Steven on 03-03-08

    Regular price: $23.95

    • Escape!

    • The Story of the Great Houdini
    • By: Sid Fleischman
    • Narrated by: Taylor Mali, Sid Fleischman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    Nothing could hold him! He was the Escape King! He was The Great Houdini! His was a life life where fact and fiction blend into one amazing tale.This witty and insightful biography by Newbery Award Winner Sid Fleischman tells as much as it dares!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting book

    • By Fender Doc on 11-05-12

    Regular price: $10.46

    • The Trouble Begins at 8

    • A Life of Mark Twain in the Wild, Wild West
    • By: Sid Fleischman
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Mark Twain was born fully grown, with a cheap cigar clamped between his teeth. So begins Sid Fleischman's ramble-scramble biography of the great American author and wit, who started life in a Missouri village as a barefoot boy named Samuel Clemens.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Humbug Mountain

    • By: Sid Fleischman
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Welcome to Humbug Mountain. Little did Wiley, the son of a traveling newspaperman, imagine that the search for his grandfather would lead him into the hands of those nasty villains of the West - Shagnasty John and the Fool Killer. Using their newspaper, The Humbug Mountain Hoorah, Wiley and his sister and mother go about outwitting the outlaws in their scheme to ambush Grandfather's new boat and its cargo of gold.

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Jingo Django

    • By: Sid Fleischman
    • Narrated by: Charles Carroll
    • Length: 4 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Jingo Hawks is out of luck when Mrs. Daggatt from the orphan house hires him out as a chimney sweep to the awful General Dirty-Face Scurlock. But it's gypsy luck that puts Jingo into the right chimney and then into the care of the mysterious Mr. Peacock, who claims to know Jingo's scoundrel father. Together they set out on a treasure hunt for buried gold. But they are not alone - those nasty gold diggers Mrs. Daggatt and General Scurlock are hot on their trail.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good clean story.

    • By Deborah on 04-02-16

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Sir Charlie

    • Chaplin, the Funniest Man in the World
    • By: Sid Fleischman
    • Narrated by: Fred Sullivan
    • Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    See him? That little tramp twitching a postage stamp of a mustache, politely lifting his bowler hat, and leaning on a bamboo cane with the confidence of a gentleman? A slapstick comedian, he blazed forth as the brightest movie star in the Hollywood heavens. Everyone knew Charlie - Charlie Chaplin.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • much information for a short book

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-03-14

    Regular price: $10.46

    • The Entertainer and the Dybbuk

    • By: Sid Fleischman
    • Narrated by: Banna Rubinow
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    After World War II, sergeant Freddie T. Birch's ventriloquist act takes a radical turn when he is possessed by the ghost of Avrom Amos, a 12-year-old Jewish boy killed by the Nazis. Though Freddie is deeply annoyed by the little invader, he finds that working together his act goes from third rate to top notch.Unfortunately for Freddie, Avrom has other things in mind besides just making people laugh.

    Regular price: $20.30