Louise, the Adventures of a Chicken

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (0.32 hours)
Product Number: Z100056308
Released: Jul 16, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781430116493
Narrator/s: Barbara Rosenblat
Publisher: Live Oak Media
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"Pirates! Shipwrecks! Lion attacks! Chicken-napping! Louise is a chicken with a yen for adventure.... Barbara Rosenblat who reads the story with fine pacing and energy and creates unique personalities, voices, and accents for each character..... sound effects make this a treat for the ears as well as the imagination."-School Library Journal

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Author(s): Kate DiCamillo
Original Publish Date: Jun 30, 2009

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Louise, the Adventures of a Chicken
Product Number: BX00046489
Product Number:DC741
Product Number:Z100056308

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Author(s): Kate DiCamillo
Narrator(s): Barbara Rosenblat
Product Number DC741
Released: Sep 23, 2008
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Live Oak Media
ISBN: #9781430106883

Professional reviews

"Louise is not your ordinary chicken; longing for adventure, she travels across seas, participates in a circus, and has her fortune told. Barbara Rosenblat's commanding narration brings Louise's daring nature fully to light. Drawing out the drama of the hen's close call with pirates, her narrow escape from the jaws of a lion, and a daring jailbreak, Rosenblat inflates Louise's small story to maximum advantage, much to the delight of listeners. Highlighting DiCamillo's wordplay and alliteration ("the pleasures and perils she met proved plentiful"), Rosenblat creates an unlikely but likable (and quite unflappable) heroine who remains unruffled even in the face of great danger. Great illustrations by Harry Bliss in the read-along version add to listeners' enjoyment. J.C.G. 2010 Odyssey Award, 2010 Audies Finalist (c) AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine"

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