Harry's Mad

  • by Dick King-Smith
  • Narrated by Nigel Lambert
  • 2 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Harry Holdsworth had never heard of his Great-Uncle George until he inherited the old man’s most cherished possession: an African Grey parrot named Madison. Harry’s first reaction was one of dismay. Who wants a big pet bird – one that could live for another 40 years?
But when Mad introduces himself in perfect American, Harry discovers he has found a friend – and more. For Mad is an ace at board games and crosswords, a fund of useful information, and even Harry’s homework improves under Mad’s tuition. Soon, the whole family are wondering what they ever did without him. Unfortunately, they are soon to be reminded!


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Dick King-Smith never disappoints

An exciting and sweet story that had the seven year old on the edge of her seat!
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- Anna T

Imagine inheriting a parrot!

Would you consider the audio edition of Harry's Mad to be better than the print version?

A very cute story with lots of excitement over the parrot, named Mad. I have really enjoyed the many books from Dick King-Smith and this one is no exception. Plan to snort and snicker while listening. Very silly!

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- Tina "I'm a mom. I have drama in my life. I don't want books with the F-bomb, nor graphic violence. I read for fun and to bring my family together. I read for reducing stress levels. We have never had a television in our home and our children are now mid twenties to 19. We listen together and look for belly-wrenching laughter. So what is it like to live without a TV? Awesomely educational and inspirational. Each new book is a marvel."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-04-2010
  • Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd.