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Maisy And The Missing Mice by Elizabeth Woodrum
Narrated by Reba Buhr
Audible Audio Edition
Listening Length: 1 hour and 5 minutes
Program Type: Audiobook
Version: Unabridged
Publisher: Elizabeth Woodrum
Audible.com Release Date: November 6, 2013
Language: English
ASIN: B00GHA4SUK

Dive into Maisy’s world of mystery and lollipops!

Maisy Sawyer is not your average fourth grade student. She is a detective with a special skill for solving mysteries. She loves black and white mystery movies, cherry lollipops, and her dog, Reesie. When a thief known as The Black Boot steals the school’s mascots and her lollipops, Maisy sets out to solve the case. Can she help return the mice to their home in the science lab? Will she ever see her beloved lollipops again? Find out in the first book in The Maisy Files series.

Thoughts
This is such a fun book. Even though it’s a book for children, I think it’s perfect for adults who want a quick fun read. I loved it.

The story starts off interesting and stays that way till the end. It even has some laugh out loud moments. Maisey is such a great character. She’s smart, has good intuition and is a great detective. I was wondering how she’d ever find out who stole the mice and her lollipops since there were so little clues, but being the awesome detective she is, she did figure it out. I also liked the other characters. They were all cute as could be. I love that Maisey thought her 11 pound dog Reesie was a fierce protector.

I listened to this on my iPod and Reba Buhr was the narrater. She did a wonderful job. She gave each character their own specific voice and it was a pleasure to listen to. And that’s saying a lot from me because I’m hard to please when it comes to narration.

I would recommend this book, and especially the audio version, to anyone young or old(er). I can’t wait for volumn 2 of The Maisy Files!

 

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  4 Responses to “Audiobook Review:
Maisy And The Missing Mice by Elizabeth Woodrum”

  1. This sounds like a great book to listen to with the kids on a road trip!

  2. I know a few kids who would love this book!

  3. I look forward to your review for kids, as I have a group that I buy for and I’ve been out of the elementary library for a number of years and thus “out of the loop” Thanks.

  4. Sounds adorable. My son is a big fan of audio books!

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