Juno Valentine and the Magical Shoes

Author(s): Eva Chen
Original Publish Date: Oct 29, 2019
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (0.07 hours)
Product Number: Z100148321
Released: Oct 29, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781250256041
Narrator/s: Eva Chen
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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"Author Eva Chen's voice is fresh as she narrates the story of Juno Valentine."—AudioFile Magazine This program is read by the author. A New York Times Bestseller! Featured in Oprah Magazine's Holiday Gift Guide Recommended by Rachael Ray as the perfect holiday gift Featured in InStyle's Holiday Gift Guide Juno Valentine's favorite shoes don't light up. They don't have wheels. They are, to be perfectly honest, the tiniest bit boring. But they're still her favorite muddy-puddle-jumping, everyday-is-an-adventure shoes. One day, when they go missing, Juno discovers something amazing: a magical room filled with every kind of shoe she could possibly imagine! Juno embarks on an epic journey through time and space, stepping into the shoes of female icons from Frida Kahlo and Cleopatra to Lady Gaga and Serena Williams. Each pair of shoes Juno tries brings a brand new adventure—and a step towards understanding that her very own shoes might be the best shoes of all. Parents and children alike will adore Instagram superstar Eva Chen's precocious debut audiobook Juno Valentine and the Magical Shoes—a story that's equal parts fashion fairy-tale and guide to girl power—and fall in love with the brilliantly spirited Juno Valentine. Praise for Juno Valentine and the Magical Shoes: "[A] fresh take on a fairy tale."—Forbes.com "Those who are 3, 13, or 30 can all enjoy the book."—Vogue.com "Not only does this book pay homage to some of history's greatest women, it also gives them snaps for their fashion sense."—Romper

Professional reviews

"Author Eva Chen's voice is fresh as she narrates the story of Juno Valentine. What would you do if you went to your closet to pull out your favorite shoes and found something else entirely? When Juno finds a "cornucopia" of shoes rather than her own, she sits down to try them all on. The collection includes shoes that belonged to Cleopatra, Frieda Kahlo, Cinderella, and Serena Williams, along with ballet slippers from THE NUTCRACKER. Chen sets a jaunty pace. Just as the listener is picturing what one pair of shoes might look like, Chen is on to the next and then the next. Certainly this adds to the magical quality of the story, and listeners might wonder, along with Juno, if it really happened. A.R. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine"