Isabel Adomakah Young shines as narrator in D, in which she portrays an orphan who journeys into a pocket universe (with a magical sphinx) to hunt down the fiend who's absconded with the letter "d"--a circumstance that not only makes speaking difficult but also endangers the very existence of any person, place, or thing that includes the letter. Young's narration strikes a remarkable balance between a soothing lyricism and a playfulness that piques interest. She brings an earnestness that will have listeners rooting for the main character and a whimsy that brings to life a range of magical creatures. Listeners will appreciate the voice-acting chops it takes to effectively rea' a manuscript that 'osen't inclu'e the letter . G.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2021]
Trade Ed. Harper Audio 2020
DD ISBN 9781488210464 $20.99
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