Here's a rare audiobook produced for youngsters in grades 3-5. Its the comical story of the Shluffmuffin twins, Wally and Cheyenne. The two ten year-olds are in an orphanage and they're dying to get out. But they're practically unadoptable. Wally's feet smell and pan-alergenic Cheyenne's nose never stops dripping. So it's a mystery as to why the Mandible sisters, who live in an eerie-sounding place called The Dripping Fang Forest, would be going to such great lengths to bring them home with them. And why are the twins forbidden to go down into the basement?
Spooky surroundings are masked by the comical situations, and nobody gets hurt. It's a gentler form of the Harry Potter world that parents can enjoy right along with their kids. Author Dan Greenberg reads his own work here and brings that special sensibility of knowing exactly what he had in mind when he wrote it. Its a real family treat and I'm looking forward to the next installments.
Rainbo Electronic Reviews published this review in our April, 2008 issue.
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