From the Mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg audiobook

From the Mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

By E. L. Konigsburg
Read by Jill Clayburgh

Simon & Schuster Audio
3.77 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9780743597166

Run away to the Metropolitan Museum of Art with E. L. Konigsburg’s beloved classic and Newbery Medal­–winning novel From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler—now available in a deluxe keepsake edition! Claudia knew that she could never pull off the old-fashioned kind of running away…so she decided to run not from somewhere but to somewhere. That was how Claudia and her brother, Jamie, ended up living in the Metropolitan Museum of Art—and right in the middle of a mystery that made headlines. Celebrate the legacy of the Newbery Medal–winning classic with this special edition.

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Run away to the Metropolitan Museum of Art with E. L. Konigsburg’s beloved classic and Newbery Medal­–winning novel From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler—now available in a deluxe keepsake edition!

Claudia knew that she could never pull off the old-fashioned kind of running away…so she decided to run not from somewhere but to somewhere. That was how Claudia and her brother, Jamie, ended up living in the Metropolitan Museum of Art—and right in the middle of a mystery that made headlines. Celebrate the legacy of the Newbery Medal–winning classic with this special edition.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“An exceptional story, notable for superlative writing.”  Children’s Book World
“Has captivated readers for more than a quarter-century.”  Publishers Weekly 
“The captivating story is fresh and crisply written with uncommonly real and likable characters and genuine dialogue and humor. Booklist
“Jill Clayburgh narrates at a pace that allows young listeners to absorb the story. Clayburgh’s delivery captures the personalities of both Claudia and Jamie, as well as that of the opinionated Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler. Clayburgh’s inflections also express the subtleties in the relationship between Claudia and Jamie, drawing us closer to the characters. This well-loved Newbery award winner is enjoyably brought to life.” AudioFile

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Author Bio: E. L. Konigsburg

Author Bio: E. L. Konigsburg

E. L. Konigsburg is the only author to have won the Newbery Medal and be runner-up in the same year. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler won the Newbery Medal in 1968; in the same year, Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and Me, Elizabeth was named a Newbery Honor Book. Almost thirty years later, she won another Newbery Medal for The View From Saturday. She has also written and illustrated three picture books: Samuel Todd’s Book of Great Colors, Samuel Todd’s Book of Great Inventions, and Amy Elizabeth Explores Bloomingdales. She wrote Silent to the Bone in 2000, which was named a New York Times Notable Book and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, Konigsburg lives in north Florida.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 3.77
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English