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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (2,598 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Charlie Fletcher Narrator: Jim Dale Publisher: Scholastic Inc Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Stoneheart Trilogy Release Date:
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A city has many lives and layers. London has more than most. Not all the layers are underground, and not all the lives belong to the living. A twelve-year-old boy named George Chapman is about to find this out the hard way. On a school trip he’s punished for something he didn’t do. In a tiny act of rebellion, he lashes out at a small carving on the wall—unexpectedly breaking it off. And then something horrible does happen: a stone pterodactyl unpeels from the wall and starts chasing him. George is already running before his mind starts trying to tell him this is impossible. Download and start listening now!


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  • “Thrilling stuff.”


  • “Realistic yet fantastical, with characters you care deeply about—It has everything a good story needs.”

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  • “An excitingly original tale that will keep readers gripped from beginning to end.”


  • “Creatively building on the plentiful gargoyles and other creepy stonework of its urban setting, this lengthy novel, the first in a planned trilogy, will draw capable readers for its suspenseful chase scenes, scary creatures, and highly original premise.”


Listener Opinions

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Juicy | 2/14/2014

    " For whatever reason, I couldn't get into the book. I only made it a few chapters. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Amber | 2/13/2014

    " Once this book found its stride, it was great! London has so much history that it begs to have stories like this written. The idea of statues that have a life of their own, with a whole world of their own superimposed on the world we know, is a fascinating one. For anyone who has ever felt watched by a statue, this is a wonderful series to fuel your imagination. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by JC | 2/11/2014

    " Surprisingly enough, I couldn't really get into this book like I expected I would. I am a big fan of Jim Dale as a reader, but something about this book wasn't as exciting as the other books I've listened to by him. I still enjoyed the story and following Charlie as he meets all kinds of interesting statues and other glints, but it wasn't as good as I was hoping. Dale does an excellent job reading though and overall a pretty good book. I'd recommend giving it a go if you're a fantasy fan or a fan of Dale. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Doofendad | 2/9/2014

    " Gave up halfway through. Just wasn't interesting for me, even though I usually like these young adult type of books. I may return to it another time, but just have too many other things I'd like to read to waste my time with something I'm not in love with. "

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