Family Audio Drama
About the Audiobook
Author: Jake G. Panda
Narrators: Full Cast
Length: 2 hours 34 minutes
Publisher: Woolly Family Studios⎮20
Genre: Family Audio Drama
Release date: Oct. 3, 2016
Synopsis: Listen up. If you’re looking for trouble, you’ve found it. His name’s Jake G. Panda and he’s a wildlife investigator. This hard-boiled bear works at a flophouse for endangered critters called the Last Resort. He’s the hotel snoop. The resident fuzz. It’s his job to keep these unusual guests safe and outta harm’s way.
This hilarious first installment of The Endangered Files is a wild and woolly mystery involving a missing guest, a green bird, and a bunch of double-crossing critters all hot on the trail of The Cursed Dodo. It’s designed to introduce young listeners to the subject of endangered species in a fun and informative way.
So join this tough talking panda detective and a cast of endangered creatures on a globe-trotting audio adventure that will appeal to young and old alike.
*I received this audiobook as part of my participation in a blog tour with Audiobookworm Promotions. The tour is being sponsored by Jake G. Panda. The gifting of this audiobook did not affect my opinion of it.*
The Case of the Cursed Dodo is a family audio drama filled with funny entertaining characters. It played out like a cartoon with saturated with a humorous tone. I honestly wish they would make more family audiobooks like this one. My kids enjoyed it!
Narrated by: Michael McConnohie, J.W. Terry, Dave Mallow,Molly Brandenburg, Antoinette Attell, Ian Whitcomb, Barbara Watkins, Bobb Lynes
I recognized a few familiar voices! Dave Mallow, J.W. Terry, and Antoinette Attell.
- Narrator-Story Connection: 8/10
The main narrator had a great voice that anchors the story and kept me engaged.
- Voice Quality: 10/10
All the narrators had great voices for their characters, and I found them all profoundly entertaining. Definitely sounded like a cartoon! My kids enjoyed it too.
- Pacing 7/10
The pacing was a bit too fast for me, especially with the all the sound effects. All of the sound effects, different narrators made it a bit busy and harder to focus.
- Emphasis 8/10
Wonderful. The narrators were skilled at portraying their characters with creative, funny personalities.
- Sound Quality: 8/10
Publisher: Woolly Family Studios. A very professional audio production with great sound quality, sound effects, and direction.
- Overall Performance: 7/10
This was a wildly entertaining audiobook that has much potential. It literally sounded like a professional cartoon! I thought they overdid it in some areas that detracted from the overall score. However, my kids and I still enjoyed it.
About the Author: Jake G. Panda
Jake G. Panda is a wildlife investigator. A hardboiled Winnie-the-Pooh. He likes bamboo and saving endangered animals. He is the author of The Endangered Files, a mystery series about his misadventures in the protection business.
His partner in crime, the fella who helps write these books because, let’s be honest, it’s not easy typing with big, clunky bear paws, resides somewhere in New England. He has written his fair share of stuff, mostly for the big screen. And some of it has actually been projected. He likes to keep a low profile and lets Jake do all the talking.