Diana Wynne Jones is the author of many highly praised children's books, including The Lives of Christopher Chant. From the Chrestomanci series comes book number three, The Magicians of Caprona. For years, the Montana family has feuded with the Petrocchi family. But Tonino Montana must seek help from the Petrocchis, and a special cat, to save the city of Caprona and prove he deserves to live among the spell-makers. "Chalk up another triumph for Jones, who is as gifted at spellbinding as any of her characters."-Publishers Weekly
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by Diana Wynne Jones
by Herbie Brennan
"Those who listen to the third in the Chronicles of Chrestomanci would benefit from the background of the earlier books. In this story of feuding families that are adept in spells that are sung, Gerald Doyle fits the bill as a narrator who also has a good singing voice. He proffers an energetic and fast-paced narration centered on the young people from each family, who must work together to save their families and their city. Doyle makes the most of the humor and silliness interspersed between moments of danger and dark goings-on, and brings to life the Punch and Judy puppet shows that play a pivotal role in the story. J.E.M. (c) AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine"
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