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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jack Kent Narrator: Jenny Agutter, Rex Robbins Publisher: Weston Woods Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: June 2015 ISBN: 9780545258166
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There’s truly “no place like home” in Jack Kent’s adorable children’s book Joey Runs Away, in which the titular mischievous kangaroo decides to flee his mother’s crowded pouch only to find out that life on the outside isn’t quite all that it’s cracked up to be.

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About the Author

John Wellington Kent, (1920–1985) better known by his signature Jack Kent, was an American cartoonist and prolific author-illustrator of forty children’s books. He is perhaps best known as the creator of King Aroo, a comic strip often compared to Walt Kelly’s Pogo. In addition to his own books, he also illustrated twenty-two books by other authors. Born in Burlington, Iowa, Kent dropped out of high school at the age of fifteen and began a career as a freelance commercial artist, working in that field until he joined the US Army in 1941. He began writing and illustrating children’s books in 1968, which he continued doing until his death.

About the Narrators

Jenny Agutter is an English film and television actress. She began her career as a child actor in the mid 1960s, starring in the BBC television series The Railway Children and the film adaptation of the same book. She moved on to adult roles with Walkabout, An American Werewolf in London, Logan’s Run, and Equus.

Rex Robbins (1935–2003) was an American character actor of stage and screen.