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The Emerald Circus Lib/E: Stories

The Emerald Circus Lib/E: Stories
  

Where is Wendy? Leading a labor strike against the Lost Boys, of course. In Jane Yolen's first full collection in more than ten years, discover new and uncollected tales of beloved characters, literary legends, and much more. A Scottish academic unearths ancient evil in a fishing... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781982650360
Barcode 9781982650360
Published 2 April 2019 by Blackstone Publishing
Format Audio CD/Audio
Author(s) By Yolen, Jane
Introduction by Black, Holly
Read by Narrators, Various
Read by Flanagan, Lisa
Read by Perkins, Derek
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ISBN-13 9781982650360
ISBN-10 1982650362
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Publisher Blackstone Publishing
Imprint Blackstone Publishing
Publication Date 2 April 2019
Publication Country
Format Audio CD/Audio
Author(s) By Yolen, Jane
Introduction by Black, Holly
Read by Narrators, Various
Read by Flanagan, Lisa
Read by Perkins, Derek
Category Audio / Visual (Audio books, Music, DVDs, CDROMs)
Collections & Anthologies Of Various Literary Forms
Fantasy Fiction
Short Stories
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 400g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Science Fiction & Fantasy
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code Not specified
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Description of this Book

Where is Wendy? Leading a labor strike against the Lost Boys, of course. In Jane Yolen's first full collection in more than ten years, discover new and uncollected tales of beloved characters, literary legends, and much more. A Scottish academic unearths ancient evil in a fishing village. Edgar Allan Poe's young bride is beguiled by a most unusual bird. Dorothy, lifted from Kansas, returns as a gymnastic sophisticate. Emily Dickinson dwells in possibility and sails away in a starship made of light. Alice's wicked nemesis has jaws and claws but really needs a sense of humor. Enter the Emerald Circus and be astonished by the transformations within.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review An impressive overview of the author's breadth and career. -- Kirkus Reviews These delightful retellings of favorite stories will captivate newcomers and fans of Yolen as she once again delivers the magic, humor, and lovely prose that has attracted readers for years. -- Library Journal (starred review) These highly entertaining retellings are perfect for teen fans of fairy tales and classic literature. -- School Library Journal (starred review) A brilliant example of short-form storytelling by one of the treasures of the science fiction community. -- Brandon Sanderson, New York Times bestselling author Ever the wordsmith, Yolen dazzles with her first short story collection for adults in years. -- Booklist

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Author's Bio

Jane Yolen has been called the Hans Christian Andersen of America and the Aesop of the twentieth century. She has written over three hundred books, including Owl Moon and The Devil's Arithmetic. She splits her time between Massachusetts and Scotland. Holly Black, acclaimed author of contemporary fantasy novels, is the author of the Newbery Honor-winning novel Doll Bones and the coauthor, with Tony DiTerlizzi, of the #1 New York Times bestselling Spiderwick Chronicles. She has been a finalist for the Mythopoeic Award and the Eisner Award and a recipient of the Andre Norton Award. Coming soon... Read by Lisa Flanagan, Derek Perkins, Marisa Calin, Henrietta Meire, James Foster, Lucy Rayner, Tim Campbell, Helen Lloyd, and Esther Wane Derek Perkins is a professional narrator and voice actor. He has earned numerous AudioFile Earphones Awards and the prestigious Audie Award for Best Narration. Augmented by a knowledge of three foreign languages and a facility with accents, he has narrated numerous titles in a wide range of fiction and nonfiction genres. Marisa Calin is an actress, novelist, and Earphones Award-winning narrator born in England and educated in New York at the American Academy of the Dramatic Arts. An artist with a flair for everything literary, she has written a young adult novel, You & Me, which received a starred review from Kirkus Reviews. Henrietta Meire is a full-time voice-over artist and actress. In addition to narrating audiobooks, she has voiced numerous commercial and charity campaigns, as well as video game and animation characters. As an actress, she has appeared on stage, on television, and in a number of popular films. Lucy Rayner is an Earphones Award-winning narrator and award-winning British actress. She has starred in numerous short and feature-length films, including English20 and Total Retribution. For her performance in Bolero, she was named Best Supporting Actress at the 2013 Madrid International Film Festival. She has worked on both sides of the Atlantic in a number of theater productions and films, many of which have screened at festivals around the world. She has a master's degree in history from the University of Edinburgh and is a graduate of the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York City. Tim Campbell, winner of AudioFile Earphones Awards, is a narrator and actor based in Los Angeles, California. He studied at the University of California and earned a BA in music and theater and a certification from the prestigious Great Books program at Pepperdine University, where he graduated magna cum laude. He is also a classically trained singer and performs regularly with the Los Angeles Master Chorale and Los Angeles Opera Chorus, as well as on studio soundtracks for film and television. Helen Lloyd is a British actor and voice artist who recorded her first voice-over at the age of fourteen. Since then, she has spent much of her life interpreting other people's words and bringing characters to life. A classically trained actor, she has performed with many of Britain's leading repertory theaters, as well as at the Edinburgh Festival, the Roundhouse, and on the West End. Esther Wane is a British actor and voice-over artist. After a career in finance, she fulfilled a childhood dream of going to drama school in London, and her life as an actor began at age forty. She has a lifelong passion for literature and can often be found browsing bookshops during any spare moments. Wane enjoys taking her listeners on a journeys in time and space and bringing the characters on the page to life in their imagination. She lives with her family and collection of books in Hertfordshire, just outside London.

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