Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Family Fun on the Go!

Is your family heading out for a roadtrip or a long plane ride this summer? Take some of Palo Alto City Library's great children's audio books with you to help the miles fly by.
Here are some favorites:

-The Artemis Fowl series, by Eoin Colfer

Join twelve-year old criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl as he befriends fairy person Holly Short, gets into trouble with his trusty guardian Butler, and matches wits with some of the world's greatest villians. Nathaniel Parker expertly narrates this exciting adventure series. To reserve the first audio book in the Artemis Fowl series, click here

-Peter and the Starcatchers and Peter and the Shadow Thieves, by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson
Learn about how Peter Pan came to Never Land and be there the first time he meets Captain Hook! These magical books are narrated by the award-winning Jim Dale, who also narrates the Harry Potter series. To reserve Peter and the Starcatchers on audio book, click here

-The Lion Boy trilogy, by Zizou Corder
The Lion Boy books tell the story of brave Charlie Ashanti, a very special boy who can communicate with cats. When Charlie's parents are kidnapped, it's up to Charlie and his feline friends to rescue them in this suspenseful trilogy. To reserve the first audio book in the Lion Boy series, click here

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