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Wild Born

Spirit Animals, Book 1
Narrated by: Nicola Barber
Series: Spirit Animals, Book 1
Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
Categories: Children, Ages 8-10
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#1 New York Times bestseller Brandon Muller launches a brand-new multi-platform phenomenon. Four children separated by vast distances all undergo the same ritual, watched by cloaked strangers. Four flashes of light erupt, and from them emerge the unmistakable shapes of incredible beasts - a wolf, a leopard, a panda, a falcon. Suddenly the paths of these children - and the world - have been changed forever.

ยฉ2013 ยฉ 2013 by Brandon Mull (P)2013 Scholastic Inc.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 20-02-2016

Awesome

I always loved the books by Brandon mull .I love all of the spirit animal books but especially this one. I've read all of the Brandon mall books and I really like them but this one really interested in me it's good for ages seven then to 12. but I think it would be good for all ages that's just the ones I would do. I hope you enjoyed the book as much as I did. read you later!

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  • Marc Bedinghaus
  • 27-01-2016

Thank You

hi .thanks for reading this book to the world .From Kyra .๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’Ÿ๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’˜I really like the book.

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  • V. Bisram
  • 21-06-2016

I absolutely love this book

Starts out amazing and the action and story just gets better and better. I highly recommend this book for kinds. Great narrator. This book got my 7 year old sister into reading. ๐Ÿ˜€

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  • Ellie
  • 05-11-2016

Review from 9 y/o daughter

If you like animals you should read this book.it is good for all ages.and adventures.๐Ÿผ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿค๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

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  • Mark Steele
  • 17-01-2015

Great

I absolutely recommend this book I thought it was interesting it had action. I can't wait to read the next book

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  • Heather A Bergman
  • 02-05-2020

Awesome

I love spirit animals and this was the 6 time reading it and it is awesome every time

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  • C. Smith
  • 06-03-2020

WOW ๐Ÿคฉ AMAZING!!!!!!

OMG ๐Ÿ˜ฏ DID NOT EXPECT THIS TO BE THATTTTTT GOOOOOOODDDD AMAZING AMAZING WOW WOW really good read loved it and can’t wait for the next one like any book with animals and humans being friends is AWESOME ๐Ÿ˜Ž love it 1,000,000 stars โœจ outstanding!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • rani
  • 22-11-2019

Good Story

I liked the background the author set up. Thinking about spirit animals excites the reader and gives them something to think about. This is exactly how I felt when I read this book. Fun to read.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 30-07-2019

Spirit animals

I loved this book and I even though I have only read four of the books I know that I want to read more.

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  • Melissa Halvorsen
  • 08-05-2019

Awesome book Awsome recording

I loved this book so much listening to the recording was evan better. I loved the voices and I just felt like I was there watching it all heppen. I'm a real person in case your wondering. I recommend getting this audio book. ๐Ÿบ Briggan ๐Ÿผ Gi ๐Ÿ† Uraza ๐Ÿฆ Esix?

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  • EC W
  • 17-04-2014

Cracks along - Clever computer game tie in

My local reading library is divided into ability sections. Wild Born was the next level up to books my 8 yr old son is reading, so I thought I'd get the audiobook.

The 4 main characters are 12 years old, so I suppose its aimed at the 8 to 12 yr bracket.My 6 yr old son didn't understand some of the vocabulary ("What's a precipice?" He shouted from the back of the car) but he did enjoy the thrust of the story.

I was not entirely convinced by the narrator - her range of "voices" isn't very wide, but at least she's consistent with them - but the story cracks along at a rapid pace. This was great for us as its the Easter Holidays, and we had quite a few half hour plus drives. How it would've worked for the more stop/start school run I'm not sure. So: mild peril, one death (sensitively handled), children in control, magic superpowers bestowed by a spirit animal (they choose you, not everyone gets one). As soon as it finished, they were begging me to get the next one. Result! Oh and a proper cliff hanger ending. You'll want to have the second book on stand by, just in case.

I had noticed on the library paperback that Scholastic had a computer game to accompany the book (www.spiritanimals.com), so I let the boys on that too. This allows you to choose your hero, bond with your spirit animal and go off on a quest. The combination is dynamite. To get more money etc you need codes from the back of the books in the series. Whilst this is no use with the audiobook, if you had a reluctant reader you were trying to tempt into doing to actual reading, it would definitely be worth a try.

My 6 yr old struggles with the computer game (lots of reading on screen instructions, which bores him after a while). I spotted him in the garden with a green cloak from our dressing up box, attempting to "bond" with one of our cats. It's that kind of a book.

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  • DianeF
  • 27-03-2015

An excellent start to the series

As the final book approaches next week I decided to listen to the full set again, and I have to say that this really introduces the characters well. You also get some action, so it's nice as a book in its own right, but really should be read with the rest of the series.

The narrator does a good job, making sure you know which of our four leads is speaking at any given time, and equally well gives life to the story.

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