Giants and the Joneses

  • by Julia Donaldson
  • Narrated by Patricia Conolly
  • 3 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Jumbeelia the young giantess loves to hear the old story about the iggly plop who climbed up the bimplestonk to the giants' land of Groil. Then, one day, she throws a bimple over the edge of Groil. Down, down, down Jumbeelia climbs, right down into the land of the iggly plops, where she discovers Colette, Poppy, and Stephen Jones; puts them into her canvas bag; and carries them back to Groil. Soon, the children find themselves shut in her dollhouse, with no visible means of escape. With danger surrounding them at every turn, the children must use all their wits to survive and figure out a way to get back home.

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What the Critics Say

"An exciting story with a subtle message about respect and cooperation." (School Library Journal)
"The Giants and the Joneses had humor, suspense and an invented language that enthralled me." (The Evening Standard)
"Children will love this miniaturized adventure....It's set to be a giant hit." (The Herald)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-25-2006
  • Publisher: Recorded Books