The Whizz Pop Chocolate Shop by Kate Saunders audiobook

The Whizz Pop Chocolate Shop

By Kate Saunders
Read by Jayne Entwistle

Listening Library (Audio) 9780385743013
6.86 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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"Reminiscent of Road Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory . . . a great read-aloud." --Booklist Welcome to the most magical house in London.  The family of eleven-year-old twins Oz and Lily have inherited it, together with the mysterious shop downstairs. Long ago, the shop's famous chocolate-makers, who also happen to be Oz and Lily's great uncles, were clever sorcerers. Now evil villians are hunting for the secret of their greatest recipe. The terrifying powers of this magic chocolate have the ability to destroy the world.   Soon, Oz and Lily are swept into a thrilling battle, helped by an invisible cat, a talking rat, and the ghost of an elephant. It's up to them to stop the villians and keep the magical chocolate recipe out of harm's way. Their family and the world depends on it. From the Hardcover edition.

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Summary

Summary

"Reminiscent of Road Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory . . . a great read-aloud." --Booklist

Welcome to the most magical house in London. 

The family of eleven-year-old twins Oz and Lily have inherited it, together with the mysterious shop downstairs. Long ago, the shop's famous chocolate-makers, who also happen to be Oz and Lily's great uncles, were clever sorcerers. Now evil villians are hunting for the secret of their greatest recipe. The terrifying powers of this magic chocolate have the ability to destroy the world.  

Soon, Oz and Lily are swept into a thrilling battle, helped by an invisible cat, a talking rat, and the ghost of an elephant. It's up to them to stop the villians and keep the magical chocolate recipe out of harm's way. Their family and the world depends on it.


From the Hardcover edition.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A quick pace and intricate plot twists keep excitement high, while the warm family dynamics, unexpected relationships, and thoughtful character development add just the right amount of depth to this enjoyable and moving romp through a magical London underworld.” Publishers Weekly
“Reminiscent of Road Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory…a great read-aloud.” Booklist
“A whizz-pop chocolate romp.” Kirkus Reviews

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Author

Author Bio: Kate Saunders

Author Bio: Kate Saunders

Kate Saunders is the author of many books for adults and children, including the Belfry witches series and the Laetitia Rodd mystery series, as well as Five Children on the Western Front, which won the Costa Children’s Book Award in 2014. She has written for the London Sunday Times, Sunday Express, Daily Telegraph, and Cosmopolitan and has contributed to the Radio 4 programs Woman’s Hour, Start the Week, and Kaleidoscope.

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Details

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 6.86
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English