Mr. and Mrs. Bunny—Detectives Extraordinaire!

Polly Horvath, Author, Polly Horvath, Read by
Polly Horvath, read by the author. Listening Library, unabridged, four CDs, 4.5 hrs., $30 ISBN 978-0-307-94263-0
Reviewed on: 03/26/2012
Release date: 02/01/2012

Articles

Compact Disc - 978-0-307-94265-4
Pre-Recorded Audio Player - 978-1-61545-841-7
Downloadable Audio - 978-0-307-94266-1
Open Ebook - 113 pages - 978-0-375-89827-3
Prebound-Glued - 272 pages - 978-0-606-35569-8
Hardcover - 248 pages - 978-0-375-86755-2
Library Binding - 248 pages - 978-0-375-96755-9
Paperback - 248 pages - 978-0-375-86530-5
Hardcover - 248 pages - 978-1-55498-180-9
Show other formats
FORMATS
In Horvath’s quirky chapter book, when fifth-grader Madeline’s parents are kidnapped by conniving foxes, she enlists Mr. and Mrs. Bunny—who decide to become detectives in part because they get to wear fedoras—to track them down. Horvath, who also reads this audio edition, often narrates in an extremely high-pitched voice that some listeners may quickly find cloying. Additionally, Horvath fails to create distinctive voices for her characters, instead attempting to differentiate them by varied pacing. This works when Madeline talks with her listless parents, or when the Bunnies interrogate a drunken Marmot, but during moments when multiple characters are chattering, it’s difficult to understand who’s speaking to whom. Ages 8–12. A Schwartz & Wade hardcover. (Feb.)
The Best Books, Emailed Every Week
Tip Sheet!
MORE BOOKS YOU'D LIKE
X