Synopses & Reviews
Playaway is the simplest way to listen to audio on the go. Each Playaway comes with the digital content already pre-loaded on it and a battery to make it play. Simply plug in earbuds and enjoy. Each ultra-portable Playaway weighs only two ounces and comes packaged with earbuds and a standard AAA battery to allow for immediate listening. Every Playaway comes ready to shelve in drop-box friendly packaging, complete with title inserts and instructions. Playaway is being circulated in over 11,000 public, academic, military and government libraries with a 99% library customer satisfaction rate. With 70 respected publishing partners, a growing collection of over 1,500 titles across 30 genres is available. No Cassettes. No CD's. No downloads. Just Play.
Imagine a world where great airships ply the skies, strange creatures wait to be discovered, and adventure lurks around every corner. Got it? Good. Then you're ready for this captivating full cast recording, where you'll follow the adventures of cabin boy Matt Cruse, who manages a daring mid-air rescue of a stranded traveler in a derelict balloonand sets in motion a string of events that will either raise him to the heights, or send him crashing to his doom. Stir in a beautiful-but-feisty society girl, a charming-but-deadly pirate, sky battles, hairs-breadth escapes, giant winged cats, and a lively helping of humor, and you've got an irresistible yarn that stands squarely in the tradition of Jules Verne and Robert Louis Stevenson, yet is utterly fresh and new. So climb on board. It's "Up Ship!" as our talented cast sweeps you away on one of the most rollicking adventures ever!