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Download Henry and Mudge and the Funny Lunch Audiobook (Unabridged)

Extended Audio Sample Henry and Mudge and the Funny Lunch (Unabridged) Audiobook, by Cynthia Rylant
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (120 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Cynthia Rylant Narrator: George Guidall Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2008 ISBN:
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Newbery Medal-winner Cynthia Rylant tells a charming story about the joys of sharing and teamwork. Every year, Henry makes a funny lunch for his mom on Mother's Day. This year, he will make a pineapple sofa! Henry and his dad head to the grocery store with Mudge, who gets to come in because everybody loves him. Mudge spends his time sniffing the Fruity Puffs and Cocoa Chews and eating crackers and a lollipop. Then they all head home to make Mom's special meal. Download and start listening now!

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Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jaeger Matthias | 10/3/2013

    " A pineapple-couch, and an apple-daddy and a peach-mommy and a plum-boy and a kiwi-dog was their funny lunch. I first read this book in my brain. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sherrie Bontrager-Thomas | 8/29/2013

    " Love, love, love this mother's day story! Henry & his dad's funny food creations are on my list of things I must do with my kiddos! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Paul | 4/14/2013

    " I liked their fruit that they made. I liked the pineapple sofa and I also like to play kickball. I like that they make a funny fruit every Mother's Day. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Glenn Kennedy | 10/9/2011

    " This was a good book for students who have a longer attention span. This illustrations are good but the story is pretty long which some students will not focus or want to continue reading. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Betsy | 8/19/2011

    " While we love all the Henry and Mudge books around here, this is one of our favorites: Henry and Mudge and Henry's dad make a funny Mother's Day lunch for Henry's mom. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Amy | 6/23/2011

    " A Mother's Day story - shows dad taking the lead with shopping and the kitchen. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dolly | 6/1/2011

    " We really enjoyed the creativity and the fun in this story. Making a funny lunch for Mom for Mother's Day is a truly original idea and we loved it. We are coming to the end of the Henry and Mudge series of books and we have really enjoyed them all. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Horace Mann Family Reading Challenge | 2/16/2011

    " Henry and Mudge went to the grocery shopping with Henry's father. The grocery owner was Henry's fathers cousin. So he always let Mudge in. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Corinneecomly | 2/10/2011

    " Clever story of an original idea for a Mother's Day lunch. Just what a 1st or 2nd grader boy would love doing. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jessie | 9/27/2010

    " The Henry and Mudhe books are so cute! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dolly | 9/22/2010

    " We really enjoyed the creativity and the fun in this story. Making a funny lunch for Mom for Mother's Day is a truly original idea and we loved it. We are coming to the end of the Henry and Mudge series of books and we have really enjoyed them all. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Corinneecomly | 6/9/2008

    " Clever story of an original idea for a Mother's Day lunch. Just what a 1st or 2nd grader boy would love doing. "

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About the Author
Author Cynthia Rylant

Cynthia Rylant is the author of more than one hundred books for young people, including the beloved Henry and Mudge series. Her novel Missing May received the Newbery Medal in 1993 and A Fine White Dust won a Newbery Honor; she is also the author of two Caldecott Honor–wining picture books. Some of her other notable works include the Annie and Snowball series, the Poppleton series, the novel The Islander, and a number of other poetry books and story collections. She lives in Lake Oswego, Oregon.

About the Narrator

George Guidall, winner of eighty AudioFile Erphones Awards, has twice won the prestigious Audie Award for Excellence in Audiobook Narration. In 2014 the Audio Publishers Association presented him with the Special Achievement Award for an audiobook narrator of exceptional stature and accomplishment. During his thirty-year recording career he has recorded over 1,100 audiobooks, won multiple awards, been a mentor to many narrators, and shown by example the potential of fine storytelling. Among Guidall’s narration achievements are Crime and Punishment, The Iliad, and John Irving’s A Widow for One Year, which earned him an Audie Award for best unabridged narration of a novel, an honor he captured again for his rendition of Wally Lamb’s I Know This Much Is True. Guidall’s forty-year acting career includes starring roles on Broadway, an Obie Award for best performance off Broadway, and frequent television appearances.