Master storyteller Jim Weiss brings Ruth Gannett’s Newbery Honor-winning classic to rollicking life in this new, unabridged audio adaptation. Hang on to your hat as Jim gives voice to 28 different characters, including a whole menagerie of animals, in 54 minutes!  

Young Elmer Elevator must use all his resourcefulness and cleverness (along with a little bit of chewing gum) to survive a journey to the mysterious Wild Island, where he aims to rescue an enslaved dragon. Jim Weiss’s endless variety of voices depict the crocodiles, warthogs, tigers, monkeys, and other colorful creatures whom Elmer meets along the way.

Timeline: 1940s
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Values: Assertiveness, Caring / Compassion, Confidence, Courage, Creativity, Determination, Enthusiasm, Flexibility, Friendship, Helpfulness, Justice, Kindness, Mercy, Patience and Perseverance, Purposefulness, Service, and Steadfastness