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by Alethea Kontis | Read by Katherine Kellgren

There's a magical quality to Katherine Kellgren's voice that works well with this aptly named novel. She has both a softness and an edge in her tone that perfectly capture the strong-willed yet romantic Sunday Woodcutter, the powerful seventh daughter of a seventh daughter. For Grumble, the talking frog soon-to-be prince who wins Sunday’s heart, Kellgren speaks with a comical hoarseness. The personalities of Sunday's siblings shine through as well—from Wednesday's quiet solitude to Saturday's brashness. She handles the various members of the court, from the evil king down to the brutish cook, with ease. Kellgren weaves a spell over the listener that's almost as powerful as the ones woven by the fairy godmothers in this charming story. M.D. 2013 Audies Finalist © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine