One Beastly Beast
- Two Aliens, Three Inventors, Four Fantastic Tales
- Narrated by: Stig Wemyss
- Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 01-01-10
- Language: English
- Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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These four silly and fantastical tales include wonderfully described mythical encounters with rat pirates, bizarre eyesore aliens, giant sea serpents, and a princess matching up against a beast.
This would perhaps be an ideal bedtime listen for brave and imaginative little ones who aren’t afraid of monsters under their bed.
One beastly beast that's more than meets the eye.... Two aliens with slimy tentacles and too many eyes fixed on adopting a human son.... Three inventors and a sea serpent, a princess, an orphanage, and two ships full of pirates....
Here are four fantastic tales by renowned fantasy author Garth Nix. Nix takes on a younger audience with this collection of magical adventures. His trademark fertile imagination and spellbinding storytelling is sure to capture a whole new generation of fans.
"Thoroughly ridiculous and hugely enjoyable." (Kirkus Reviews)
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By THoward on 09-25-12
Fantasy without concern
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Why do adults shy away from "Kids" books? This was a quick listen and I did it almost all the way through in one sitting. It was enjoyable, funny and certainly did not have a care from the adult world. The settings are similar to today's world with DVDs. This book was funny and had me laughing out loud. Why do we stop allowing our brains to think the unreal and all the curious, silly possibilities? Is it because adults aren't supposed to be silly? Is it because we only think in terms of limiting our imaginations?
Garth Nix is a wonderful author and gives an afternoon a great break from adult, worldly thoughts.
Stig Wemyss is a fantastic narrator. I giggled a lot with his accent and character impersonations.
THANK YOU TO BOTH! I loved my afternoon!