Thalia Kids' Book Club: Wendy Mass' 'The Candymakers'

  • by Wendy Mass
  • Narrated by Rebecca Stead
  • 1 hrs and 5 mins
  • Speech

Publisher's Summary

The author of the beloved books Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life and A Mango-Shaped Space talks with the 2010 Newbery Award-winner Rebecca Stead (When You Reach Me) about her latest novel - a delectable concoction of mystery, friendship, and humor told from the point-of-view of four narrators who find themselves in a candy-filled world of surprises.
An excerpt will be performed by Maxwell Beer (Jeremy in the upcoming film version of Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life).

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Audible Editor Reviews

In this meeting of the Thalia Kids' Book Club, much-loved author Wendy Mass takes listeners inside the brightly colored, sugary world she created for her book The Candymakers. After a short reading from actor Maxwell Beer, the novelist Rebecca Stead interviews Mass about her writing and research process, what she was like as a child, her favorite books, and her special relationship with sweets. The energetic young audience then takes part in a writing prompt, and asks Mass some great questions about where she gets her wonderfully imaginative ideas.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-03-2011
  • Publisher: Symphony Space