Appleblossom the Possum

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (3.65 hours)
Product Number: Z100087491
Released: Aug 11, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781101892381
Narrator/s: Dustin Hoffman
Publisher: Listening Library
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Fans of E.B. White and Dick King-Smith will adore this heartwarming and funny animal adventure by the award-winning author of Counting by 7s Mama has trained up her baby possums in the ways of their breed, and now it's time for all of them-even little Appleblossom-to make their way in the world. Appleblossom knows the rules: she must never be seen during the day, and she must avoid cars, humans, and the dreaded hairies (sometimes known as dogs). Even so, Appleblossom decides to spy on a human family-and accidentally falls down their chimney! The curious Appleblossom, her faithful brothers-who launch a hilarious rescue mission-and even the little girl in the house have no idea how fascinating the big world can be. But they're about to find out! With dynamic illustrations, a tight-knit family, and a glimpse at the world from a charming little marsupial's point of view, this cozy animal story is a perfect read-aloud and a classic in the making.

Awards:2016-Young Listeners Up to 8-Finalist-Audies
Original Publish Date: Aug 11, 2015


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Appleblossom the Possum
Product Number: BX00038277
Product Number:Z100087491
Product Number:DD17654

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Narrator(s): Dustin Hoffman
Product Number DD17654
Released: Aug 11, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Listening Library
ISBN: #9781101892350
Product Number EB00584565
Released: Aug 11, 2015
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Dial Books
ISBN: #9780698155008

Professional reviews

"Dustin Hoffman brings whimsical energy to the charming adventure of a young possum called Appleblossom. Like Hoffman, Appleblossom and her siblings were born for the stage, spending their childhoods preparing for the high-stakes performances of their lives. Trading his naturally gravelly voice for a softer, squeakier version, Hoffman captures the innocence and curiosity of both the young possum and the human characters. Older characters from all over the animal kingdom also benefit from Hoffman's versatility and wide-ranging accents. But it's his engagement with the text that defines Hoffman's performance. He excels at highlighting the playfulness of Sloan's writing, matching his inflection and delivery to underscore the clever wordplay and well-timed punch lines. A.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2015, Portland, Maine"

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