Philippa Fisher and The Fairy Godsister

CD - unabridged
Audio (5 discs)
Product Number: BN1016
Released: Jun 14, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781611065022
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Description

Philippa Fisher is just your average eleven-and-a-half-year-old girl - she's a bit shy and not the most popular girl at school. But all that changes one day when a new girl named Daisy arrives at school and reluctantly confesses that she is Philippa's very own fairy godsister. Unfortunately for Philippa, Daisy is one fairy who is not too fond of humans, and so she isn't pleased about having to help Philippa. In fact, she wants nothing more than to grant Philippa her three wishes quickly so that she can move on to a new assignment. However, things aren't that simple. Philippa and Daisy just can't seem to get along, and Philippa's wishes keep making her life worse rather than better. Will Philippa and Daisy be able to come together to solve the mess they've created before it's too late?

Professional reviews

"The combination of a girl, her fairy godmother, and three wishes sounds like a classic recipe for a dream come true, but Philippa's fairy godmother is anything but typical. The dual narration of Kate Reinders and Julia Whelan highlights the difference between these two unlikely characters. Daisy, the fairy godmother, voiced by Whelan, has a lot to learn about compassion. Delivering Philippa's three wishes is only a job to her--a detestable job. Whelan thoroughly embraces Daisy's flippant attitude and constant irritation. She sounds like a petty sister, not like the friend Philippa craves since her best friend moved away. Reinders gives a nuanced portrayal of Philippa's faults and strengths, which come to light as her wishes are granted. A.M.P. (c) AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine"

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