Half Magic

Version: Unabridged
Author: Full Cast , Edward Eager
Narrator: Full Cast
Genres: Fiction, Teen
Publisher: Listening Library
Published In: May 2008
# of Units: 3 CDs
Length: 3 hours, 31 minutes
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Beloved by children (and the parents lucky enough to share it with them) since it was first published in 1954, Half Magic is the uproarious tale of four siblings who discover a charm that grants exactly half of whatever they wish for--with results that are twice as predictable (and hilarious) as you might expect.

Jane, Mark, Katharine, and Martha manage to cope with an unexpected trip to the Sahara and nearly a disastrous trip to the time of King Arthur. But can these plucky and resourceful children deal with the changes magic is bringing to their tight-knit family?

Set in Ohio in the late 1920s, yet fresh and funny now as the day it was written. Half Magic weaves its spell anew in this full cast recording that will entrance newcomers as well as fans who have loved this wonderful book for decades.

Reviews (1)

Written by Rebecca Kadden on December 31st, 2016

  • Book Rating: 5/5

Half magic is a detailed amazing happy book. It has adventure and history of poetry. It has a happy ending adventure and beginning of hoping exiting adventure.

Author Details

Author Details

Eager, Edward

Edward Eager was a playwright and lyricist who turned his hand to children's books. His seven books remain among the most popular children's fantasies ever written by an American.