Publishers Weekly Audio Review - The Castle in the Mist

by Amy Ephron, read by Laraine Newman.
Listening Library, unabridged, 3 CDs, 3.5 hrs.

"Newman's versatile and lively reading will capture the minds of young listeners"

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Eleven-year-old Tess and her younger brother, Max, are having trouble entertaining themselves while spending the summer with their Aunt Evie in the English countryside. Then one day Tess stumbles upon an old rusty key that unlocks an ornate gate near her aunt's house. She and Max enter through the gate and follow a long path, on which they encounter a strange but friendly boy named William. As Tess and Max spend more time with William , they cross over into a world that is wholly different than their own. Actor Newman's versatile and lively reading will capture the minds of young listeners. She provides distinct character voices and keeps the prose exciting and Listening Library Audioengaging. Her vocal stylings and emphatic declarations capture the surreal mood of the story while upping its entertainment value.

Ages 8-12. A Philomel hardcover: (Feb.)

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Laraine Newman narrates the audio book

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