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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: Myron Levoy Narrator: Kirby Heyborne Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: November 2015 ISBN: 9781504654586
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In 1890s South Dakota, Amy and Joshua escape from their mean aunt Vootch. They plan to find their grandparents in New York and manage to team up with a traveling magician, Mortimer Wintergreen, who is also New York bound. Mortimer owns a truly magic hat with a temperamental, mischievous mind of its own.

Adventures abound as their way is blocked by outlaws, runaway hot-air balloons, geese, and the persistent Aunt Vootch—but the hat is always ready for action.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Readers will adore this droll romp. Sure to provoke heavy and sustained laughter.”

    Booklist (starred review)

  • “Clever wordplay, engaging characters, and the kind of sober undercurrent that makes true comedy more buoyant, make this a fine addition to the short list of stories that truly entertain.”

    Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

  • “This is a lark of an adventure story…Levoy provides a merry and suspenseful chase.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “A good read.”

    School Library Journal

  • “[A] fast and funny book that students will enjoy hearing read aloud. The story’s 1890s setting also makes an excellent jumping-off point for history lessons about turn-of-the-century America.”

    Children’s Literature

  • “Narrator Kirby Heyborne draws listeners into the plight of Amy and Joshua…When the children escape and team up with an itinerant magician…Heyborne hits his stride, dynamically rendering the cross-country chase as the trio is pursued by outlaws as well as the persistent Aunt Vootch. Heyborne gives Mortimer’s voice an easygoing tone with a lovely singsong effect when he reacts to the shenanigans of his hat…[A] funny, merry adventure.”


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About the Author

Myron Levoy is the author of The Witch of Fourth Street, and Other Stories, among many other books for children. Alan and Naomi was nominated for the American Book Award for Children’s Literature and was an honor book for both the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award and the Jane Addams Children’s Book Awards. It also won the Silver Pencil Award in the Netherlands.

About the Narrator

Kirby Heyborne is an American musician, actor, and multiple award–winning audiobook narrator. After graduating from the University of Utah with a degree in economics, he received critical acclaim for his starring role in the award-winning World War II drama Saints and Soldiers. He has starred in many feature films and national commercials and has appeared on Everwood and Free Ride. In addition, he can frequently be found touring the country with his singing and songwriting act.