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The Making of a Community Sourced Audiobook

At this year’s American Library Association Annual Conference in Washington, DC, Random House Audio, OverDrive and First Book partnered to produce a “community-sourced” audiobook of L. Frank Baum’s classic, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz


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The Making of a Community Sourced Audiobook

Random House Audio, First Book and Overdrive came together to have the community record an audiobook version of The Wizard of Oz.


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The Making of a Community Sourced Audiobook


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We’re off to hear the Wizard!

The final download of Lend Your Voice’s “community sourced” audiobook of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is almost here! Beginning August 25, you’ll be able to download and listen to the complete audiobook at www.firstbook.org.


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More than 300 people lent their voices to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz!

We had a fantastic weekend of recording The Wonderful Wizard of Oz at ALA June 25-27, finishing the audiobook just in time on Sunday evening, meeting our goal with 301 total voices! Our “studio” inside OverDrive’s DigitalBookmobile was perfect—most of our narrators-for-a-day were reluctant to leave the mic after only one page, and many nailed it on the first take! We had a lot of fun recording and meeting everyone.


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