The Trumpet Of The Swan by E. B. WhiteThe Trumpet Of The Swan by E. B. White

The Trumpet Of The Swan

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Audio Book (CD) | March 1, 1992

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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.
Born in Mount Vernon, New York, E. B. White was educated at Cornell University and served as a private in World War I. After several years as a journalist, he joined the staff of the New Yorker, then in its infancy. For 11 years he wrote most of the "Talk of the Town" columns, and it was White and James Thurber who can be credited with...
Title:The Trumpet Of The SwanFormat:Audio Book (CD)Dimensions:5.93 × 5.07 × 1.06 inPublished:March 1, 1992

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:055345532X

ISBN - 13:9780553455328

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Another fourth grade classic In my opinion there are certain books that childhood is incomplete without. This is one such classic. A must read-family-read-aloud.
Date published: 2018-01-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from great book very touching. don't watch the movie.
Date published: 2017-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Share with a Young Reader I loved this book as a child and was so excited to order this to share with my daughter. It seems less known than other E.B. White stories, but one you should share with a young reader in your life!
Date published: 2017-02-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Such a great book I really enjoyed the story line of this book. Read it twice in a row. Definitely worth a read !
Date published: 2017-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Powerful I was so surprised but the amazing message in this little tale. Its just wonderful
Date published: 2016-12-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from YAY I read this when I was younger and I loved it.
Date published: 2016-12-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful #plumreview The first time that I read this book was as an adult to my young son. We both loved it. I wish that I had been introduced to it as a child.
Date published: 2016-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE THIS! A really good book! I learned a lot of new animals from this. I almost cried about the cob
Date published: 2016-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Heart-Warming I bought this book for my daughter, as it was one of my favourites when I was a little girl. It's a wonderful story, and even though I'm a grown adult now, it is no less wonderful to me now than it was when I was but a girl. I think this is definitely one of E.B. White's best novels.
Date published: 2009-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An Overlooked Treasure Most people know E.B. White's Stuart Little, and even more know Charlotte's Web, but unfortunately very few have read The Trumpet of the Swan. This is a great book full of adventure, it is the unbelievable tale of a swan without a voice and how he overcomes this problem to find love and acceptance. It is not only a great story but it is also full of wonderous animal information and geography if you track the swan's travels. I would recommend this book to any child.
Date published: 2007-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVED IT!* The trumpet of the swan is an absolutely great book! In it, a swan with a speech defect must face the world of society as he gains money to pay for the debt. of his loving father, who stole the trumpet out of the store for a good reason. Sam Beaver, who helps Louis (the swan) willingly, is one of Louis' many friends on the swan's adventure. Soon, Louis is a trumpet player with the ability to read and write, and a hope to win the heart of his love, Serena. This book is special in the way of proving that even someone who is different in a way may have an advantage. Louis, who lacks a voice and is unable to express himself in that way, may express himself in a second way that we may not always feel-music. I would recommend this book to young readers, maybe ages nine to eleven. The warmth, passion and classic story in these pages is sure to delight anyone!
Date published: 2005-10-15