Though Banks begins The adventures of King Midas by speaking too quickly, soon her pacing is fine and the interpretation becomes engaging and impressive. Mitchley has fun animating the bizarre cast of the greatest Show off Earth. Impressive sound effects greatly enhance the splendidly written and interpreted Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher. Newman's slow pacing and vocabulary makes the modest Lighthouse Mystery ideal for ESL students or those with auditory-processing difficulties. Heald superbly vivifies long-ago rural Ozark life in Red Fern.