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Tyndale House Adventures in Odyssey ® #1: Strange Journey Back Four Books in One Volume

Fans of the long-running radio series can hardly imagine a time when there wasn't a Whit, Connie - or a temperamental contraption called the Imagination Station. Now turn back time and meet a whole new cast of characters as these back-to-back stories take your imagination places you didn't even know it could go! Four books in 1 volume (over 300 pages), including Strange Journey Back, High Flyer with a Flat Tire, The Secret Cave of Robinwood and Behind the Locked Door. Adventures in Odyssey is a registered trademark of Focus on the Family. All rights reserved.
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Customer Reviews for Adventures in Odyssey ® #1: Strange Journey Back Four Books in One Volume
Review 1 for Adventures in Odyssey ® #1: Strange Journey Back Four Books in One Volume
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4 out of 5
4 out of 5

great read

Date:June 27, 2012
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cllane2
Location:New York
Age:25-34
Gender:female
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This is a 4 books in 1 set which is a reprint of the original Adventures in Odyssey books that were printed in the early 1990's. For the fans of the radio program and the videos they did, many of the characters found in the books are not in the radio program and videos because the books are set earlier than the others.
This set is the first four books which includes Strange Journey Back, High Flyer With a Flat Tire, The Secret Cave of Robinwood, and Behind the Locked Door. In these books, Mark Prescott has just moved to Odyssey after his parents got divorced as that is where his grandmother used to live. He is about to have some unique adventures in Odyssey. But as these adventures unfold, Mark learns lessons about friendship, responsibility and living with change.
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Review 2 for Adventures in Odyssey ® #1: Strange Journey Back Four Books in One Volume
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5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Epic - A must read

Date:June 11, 2012
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hannah97
Location:Cottonwood, CA
Age:Under 18
Gender:female
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Strange Journey Back is a great book. It took me into the little town of Odyssey and made me want to stay there and visit Whit’s end and have an ice cream. If you’ve ever listened to the radio series you’ll recognize some of the characters, like Whit. But even if you’ve never heard of Odyssey you’ll fall in love the second you open this book.
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Review 3 for Adventures in Odyssey ® #1: Strange Journey Back Four Books in One Volume
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Warning: emotional content

Date:April 28, 2012
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sunshine
The first book in this volume is a tragic story about a boy whose father leaves the family. My 8yo son cried hard and that bothered me. I should have preread it. My son is sheltered and my husband and I want to spare our children from one of the most tragic things that could happen to a child (separation and divorce). There is no hope at the end of the story that the parents will reunite, although the boy clings to an empty hope in his mind. It is tragic.
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Review 4 for Adventures in Odyssey ® #1: Strange Journey Back Four Books in One Volume
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Date:January 23, 2012
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Jenn
My 8 year old son loved it! He can't wait to read another one of the book series!
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Review 5 for Adventures in Odyssey ® #1: Strange Journey Back Four Books in One Volume
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3 out of 5
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Way too much love

Date:June 5, 2011
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Angela L
Age:Under 18
Gender:male
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I would have loved this book, except for the fact that Mark and Patti were in love. It would have been way way better (and shorter) if they had cut out all of the scenes dealing with love.
P.S. : I'm actually Angela's son.
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Review 6 for Adventures in Odyssey ® #1: Strange Journey Back Four Books in One Volume
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My 9 yr old son loved this book

Date:October 12, 2010
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momof3
Location:Tulsa, OK
Age:25-34
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My son couldn't hardly put the book down
good book.
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Review 7 for Adventures in Odyssey ® #1: Strange Journey Back Four Books in One Volume
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5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Date:September 18, 2009
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Heidi Friend
I am reading this book to my six and eight year olds. I love it when I close the book at the end of the chapter and hear them protest, wanting me to read just one sentence of the next chapter. But they just have to wait.
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Review 8 for Adventures in Odyssey ® #1: Strange Journey Back Four Books in One Volume
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5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Date:June 12, 2009
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Sherri Martinez
Our four children ages 13 down to 9 all love hearing dad read this before bedtime. It is truly a wonderful book!
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Review 9 for Adventures in Odyssey ® #1: Strange Journey Back Four Books in One Volume
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5 out of 5

Date:March 16, 2009
A great book for 8-12 year olds! Lots of fun, mystery, and humor! Characters of very realistic and charming.
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