The Trumpet of the Swan

Written by:
E. B. White
Narrated by:
E. B. White

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
December 2006
4 hours 25 minutes
Louis is a Trumpeter Swan, but he has no voice. Though he is frightened when his father explains to him that he is different from the other cygnets, Louis is resourceful and determined. Leaving his wild and beautiful home, he finds a young human friend, Sam Beaver, who helps him learn to read and write. When he returns to his lake, Louis discovers his education isn't enough: The beautiful swan he loves, Serena, can't read his declarations of love--and he can't trumpet them. Louis's resolution to win the swan of his desire launches him on an adventure that will take him far from home and lead where fate--and love--have a few surprises in store.

With humor and lyric beauty, E. B. White tells a timeless tale of love, courage, and freedom that will capture the imagination of every listener.
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Brandy D.

Listened with my young son who read along in his hard copy for a school assignment and book report. Great way for kids to read along, and become accustomed to proper reading-aloud. Also allows me to appreciate classics with my kids, but still tend to my own tasks in the background.

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Jessica B.

The narrator made the story very interesting. He made it like watching a movie. He was fantastic. I really like Louis the swan. The story has a sad ending.

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