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The Kite Rider

Geraldine McCaughrean

A soaring story that will sweep listeners from the docks of China to the court of Kublai Khan as young Haoyou learns to ride the winds strapped to a great scarlet kite in the traveling circus of the Great Miao. But other winds swirl about Haoyou, winds of revenge and deceit and greed. And no matter how high he flies, there is always greedy Uncle Bo, holding him like an anchor, waiting to drag him down. A breathtaking historical novel from two time Whitbread Prize winner Geraldine McCaughrean.

A soaring story that will sweep listeners from the docks of China to the court of Kublai Khan as young Haoyou learns to ride the winds strapped to a great scarlet kite in the traveling circus of the Great Miao. But other winds swirl about Haoyou, winds of revenge and deceit and greed. And no matter how high he flies, there is always greedy Uncle Bo, holding him like an anchor, waiting to drag him down. A breathtaking historical novel from two time Whitbread Prize winner Geraldine McCaughrean.
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A soaring story that will sweep listeners from the docks of China to the court of Kublai Khan as young Haoyou learns to ride the winds strapped to a great scarlet kite in the traveling circus of the Great Miao. But other winds swirl about Haoyou, winds of revenge and deceit and greed. And no matter how high he flies, there is always greedy Uncle Bo, holding him like an anchor, waiting to drag him down. A breathtaking historical novel from two time Whitbread Prize winner Geraldine McCaughrean.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Cynthia Bishop

Length:

6h 56m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

15:12


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

12:41


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

13:07


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

22:53


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

20:14


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

14:49


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

20:28


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

15:29


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

27:29


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

19:18


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

21:19


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

23:42


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

16:02


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

15:52


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

20:58


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

15:50


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

23:48


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

14:04


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

19:57


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

22:10


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

13:32


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

19:39


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

07:39