The Door Before by N. D. Wilson audiobook

The Door Before

By N. D. Wilson
Read by Kathleen Gati

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The 100 Cupboards Series: Book 0

5.73 Hours Unabridged
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Open the cupboard door to this action-packed fantasy that will take readers to the very beginning of the bestselling 100 Cupboards series! 100 Cupboards, 100 Worlds of Adventure! When Hyacinth finds an unusual door, two boys in search of vengeance, and a witch intent on destroying the world, the ultimate battle of good vs. evil begins!   Hyacinth Smith can see things that others miss, stop attack dogs from attacking, and grow trees where no trees have grown before. But she’s never had a real home. When her father tells them they’ve inherited a house from their great-aunt, Hyacinth sees trouble brewing. Their great-aunt has been playing with forces beyond her control, using her lightning-tree forest to create doors to other worlds. When one door opens, two boys tumble through . . . bringing with them a battle with the undying witch-queen, Nimiane. Hyacinth, together with the boys, must use her newfound magic and all of her courage to journey straight into the witch’s kingdom in a daring plan to trap evil and kill the immortal.   “A must-read series!” —The Washington Post   “[100 Cupboards] is my favorite kind of fantasy.” —Tamora Pierce, #1 New York Times bestselling author "This fast-paced fantasy features empathetic heroes." —School Library Journal

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Summary

Summary

Open the cupboard door to this action-packed fantasy that will take readers to the very beginning of the bestselling 100 Cupboards series!

100 Cupboards, 100 Worlds of Adventure!

When Hyacinth finds an unusual door, two boys in search of vengeance, and a witch intent on destroying the world, the ultimate battle of good vs. evil begins!
 
Hyacinth Smith can see things that others miss, stop attack dogs from attacking, and grow trees where no trees have grown before. But she’s never had a real home. When her father tells them they’ve inherited a house from their great-aunt, Hyacinth sees trouble brewing. Their great-aunt has been playing with forces beyond her control, using her lightning-tree forest to create doors to other worlds. When one door opens, two boys tumble through . . . bringing with them a battle with the undying witch-queen, Nimiane. Hyacinth, together with the boys, must use her newfound magic and all of her courage to journey straight into the witch’s kingdom in a daring plan to trap evil and kill the immortal.
 
“A must-read series!” —The Washington Post
 
“[100 Cupboards] is my favorite kind of fantasy.” —Tamora Pierce, #1 New York Times bestselling author

"This fast-paced fantasy features empathetic heroes." —School Library Journal

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

A must-read series. The Washington Post
Wilson has perfected the art of the high-fantasy novel, creating new ideas and worlds with inventive aplomb. Kirkus Reviews
This fast-paced fantasy features empathetic heroes and horrifying monsters. School Library Journal
This would make an excellent read-aloud, and might work well with fans of Margaret Peterson Haddix’s Missing series or Trenton Lee Stewart’s Mysterious Benedict Society books. Booklist

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Author

Author Bio: N. D. Wilson

Author Bio: N. D. Wilson

N. D. Wilson is the bestselling author of the Ashtown Burials series. When he was a kid, he spent nearly a year living in his grandparents’ attic. If there were cupboards in those walls, he never found them. He and his wife live in Idaho, along with their five young explorers.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Fantasy
Runtime: 5.73
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English