Frogkisser!

  • by Garth Nix
  • Narrated by Marisa Calin
  • 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Poor Princess Anya. Forced to live with her evil stepmother's new husband, her evil stepstepfather. Plagued with an unfortunate ability to break curses with a magic-assisted kiss. And forced to go on the run when her stepstepfather decides to make the kingdom entirely his own.
Aided by a loyal talking dog, a boy thief trapped in the body of a newt, and some extraordinarily mischievous wizards, Anya sets off on a quest that, if she plays it right, will ultimately free her land - and teach her a thing or two about the use of power, the effectiveness of a well-placed pucker, and the finding of friends in places both high and low.
With Frogkisser!, acclaimed best-selling author Garth Nix has conjured a fantastical tale for all ages, full of laughs and danger, surprises and delights, and an immense population of frogs. It's 50 percent fairy tale, 50 percent fantasy, and 100 percent pure enjoyment from start to finish.

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What the Critics Say

"Narrator Marisa Calin has a marvelous way of interpreting this story's characters - human, animal, and fantastical." (AudioFile)

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Customer Reviews

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Nix is such a masterful storyteller!

This is the perfect fairytale for modern children -- full of humor, clever thinking and a wonderful collection of quest comrades.
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- JM Rees

Garth Nix does it again

This might be one of my favorite Garth Nix books so far, and I say that having been a fan of the Abhorsen series since I was a kid. Such a charming story featuring signature Nix themes: a young heroine coming of age, thrust into greatness, accompanied by her dog companion, wit, humor and yet another unique twist on magic.

It was a little slow to start, as is the case with most Garth Nix books, as it seems that he likes to spend some time intimately introducing the character, their thoughts, and passion. However, it was overall paced much better than most of his books, which tend to have very rushed endings.

Loved it and would recommend to anyone who is a fan of Nix, magic, and dogs.
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- thelittleone

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-28-2017
  • Publisher: Listening Library