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4.00020205066345 out of 54.00020205066345 out of 54.00020205066345 out of 54.00020205066345 out of 54.00020205066345 out of 5 4.00 (3,316 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Wendy Mass Narrator: Mark Turetsky Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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ALA Schneider Family Book Award–winning author Wendy Mass offers this tasty treat of a tale sure to appeal to any listener’s sweet tooth. The Candymakers follows twelve-year-olds Logan, Philip, Daisy, and Miles as each tries to invent a candy even better than the Oozing Crunchorama. But with these contestants—who can detect chocolate by touch and lift 50 lbs. of taffy as if it weighed no more than a loaf of bread—it’s going to be a close race. Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • The Candymakers is an interesting novel centered on a candy contest…The way Mass writes from the four different perspectives of the main characters is excellent and helps readers understand the characters more. Parts of the book are superbly funny, and readers will be surprised by the twists in the story.”

    RT Book Reviews (4 stars)

  • “Ingeniously confected…Wendy Mass sweetens her clever tale with generous gobs of local color and eccentricity. Enough to make Willy Wonka himself proud.”

    Barnes & Noble, editorial review

  • “A treat all its own…Reveals a multitude of mysteries, explaining all the clues about misunderstandings, spies, and sabotage that Mass has dropped along the way…Readers will be richly rewarded.”


  • “A real page-turner. The characters are intricate, flawed heroes with whom readers will identify.”

    School Library Journal

  • “Sweets fans will love the gooey sensory details. Earnest and sweet, with enough salty twists not to taste saccharine.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • A New York Times Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Amy L | 2/15/2014

    " It gave you different points of view but leaves you with a mystery that you unravel at the end. it was an enjoyable book that you'll love! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Melinda | 2/7/2014

    " This book started with one expected story and then really departed from it! While the basic premise always stays true (a candy making contest), I really enjoyed that it went places that came entirely out of nowhere. Fun! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Kathleen | 2/3/2014

    " This is a REALLY good book and I recommend it to EVERYONE!!!!!!!!!!!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Claire Vanderlaan | 2/1/2014

    " Since it was started, the Life Is Sweet candy factory has Participated in a contest most of the greatest candy factories around the world enter. In the town of Spring Haven, four twelve-year-olds named Logan Sweet, grandson of the famed Samuel Sweet, who started the factory and son of the current Candymaker, Daisy, who doesn't know her last name, was born into a family of spies and was hired to steal the Life Is Sweet secret formula, Philip Ransford, a kid who always has a pressed suit and briefcase, and also is the reason Logan has burn scars on his face, hands, and arms, and Miles, who needs to win this contest for the girl who ran into the lake and never came back up, and is allergic to the color pink, merry-go-rounds, jazz, and pancakes, and has a ginormous addiction to chocolate pizza. who will win? Who is the real bad guy? "

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