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Letters from Camp

Written by: Jamie Lee Curtis,Boco Haft
Narrated by: Jamie Lee Curtis,Sunny Sandler,Edi Patterson,Sam Haft,Kirby Howell-Baptiste,full cast
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  • Summary

  • In the summer of 2005, Mookie Hooper - think Diane Sawyer in a training bra - investigates a girl who went missing from Camp Cartwright, while confronting the budding anxieties of tweendom. A heartfelt comedy told through letters written from camp to an unknown figure, Mookie tries to uncover the legend of the Lady of the Lake, make friends with literally anyone, all while trying to mask her errant pubes from the rest of swim class.

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  • Aug 27 2020

    Dear Kelly, They really, really hate me!

    Mookie arrives at Camp Cartwright and quashes any hopes of being cool or even accepted. Late at night, after Fanny has fallen asleep, the girls tell Mookie the legend of the Lady in the Lake and the girl who went missing from camp 25 years ago. Is it not Mookie’s responsibility as a budding young reporter to get to the bottom of this? If she can’t be at journalism camp this summer, she decides to bring journalism to camp instead.

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    28 mins
  • Aug 27 2020

    Dear Kelly, I have made zero human friends.

    Director Sue insists that Mookie halt reportage and “make friends”, which seems easier said than done. Worst of all, Director Sue has spoken the five worst words in the English language: “it’s the swim test today”. Not eager to get in the lake where The Lady is lurking around, hungry for a legacy camper; Mookie decides to follow Director Sue’s directive by including other campers in her investigation.

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    25 mins
  • Aug 27 2020

    Dear Kelly, The Lady is real and out to get me.

    Mookie starts to make leeway on her investigation, only to be sidetracked by a trip off camp to the Umbrella Cover Museum. Good news is that she finds two kindred spirits in fellow camper Carter Ruben-Rubens and Ned, the friendly camp handyman. Less great news is that according to some stupid bus game, Mookie is apparently going to get married in a paper bag while driving an ice cream truck.

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    31 mins

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  • Andrew Duncan
  • 15-08-20

Had to turn it off

From the cover art, I thought "Letters from Camp" would have been a good listen for my kids. But after ghost stories about killing campers, shaving women's private parts, and wearing thongs, we turned it off and deleted it. Not something I need my 8 and 10 year old boys listening to.

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  • Sarah
  • 17-08-20

Politics - really

One of the reasons I got this was the fact that it was kids at camp. I'm only on week 5 and there have bee several comments on politics. :0(

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  • Russell B
  • 26-08-20

political and religious bias

This was a great story, performance was great as well,political and religious beliefs a negative.

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  • KAB
  • 25-08-20

had to be fun to produce

Something so different, what a hoot. took me back 58 years . Never was to camp but 8 weeks was nice. Wonder if there will be year two.

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  • ramama
  • 16-08-20

Cute camp story

If you like cute kid stories about the one who doesn't fit in, than you will enjoy this.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 25-08-20

loved the story and awesome performances

i think i finished the entire audiobook in less than a day. easy to listen to, and story is engaging

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  • 2FlippingKids
  • 24-08-20

Fun book, excellent narration

I really enjoyed the story, the narration, the pacing, and the references to the 1990's. The story was clever and fun without being sugary. There are a few teen references, which I why I would probably say ages 12 and up--but you know your child better than I do.
The narration of this book/podcast was excellent. It makes all the difference when listening to a story like this. Sunny Sandler was fantastic. I would definitely listen to her again. And Jamie Lee Curtis was great as usual.

Please make more episodes!

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  • Margaret
  • 25-08-20

I just loved this

It felt true! There wasn’t one stereotype character. The kids were like actual kids, and funny. I hated to see it end, really!

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  • Natalie
  • 26-08-20

Enjoyable

I am older and at first thought maybe it would be too young for me but I really enjoyed this book and all the different characters. I look foward to more

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  • Robert L Croghan
  • 23-08-20

Very Cute

Very well done and cute...all the character came a live for me. Thank you for giving me a few laughs and some seriousness throughout the listening.

Thank you!!!

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  • Laura Fiddimore
  • 29-09-20

Not sure if I wasted time listening to this

Very confused by this audiobook story. Maybe I missed something but I didnt understand the ending?!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 26-04-21

Very charming, but think final episode is missing?

I enjoyed listening but I think that the final episode is missing? Either that or it ends very abruptly!

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  • Aileen
  • 19-04-21

slice of life story

The cast were really good.
Not my usual thing but I really enjoyed it.
Good for chilling out as it reminds me of other adventure books from childhood.

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  • Ellie
  • 06-03-21

Charming, quirky and fun

Absolutely loved this sparkling gem and ended up listening to it all in one go. It has mystery, quirky characters and plenty of laughs with some sage life advice thrown in for good measure. Well done writers, cast and crew.

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  • Samantha Hull
  • 30-01-21

fun

great story. easy listen. Jamie Lee Curtis reads it beautifully. listened in 3 days. thank you

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  • bblou
  • 02-11-20

Love this

This is funny, entertaining, with a mystery storyline and about being yourself. I live this and can't wait for more

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  • Sarah K. Crosby
  • 23-10-20

Enjoyable and entertaining!

I enjoyed listening to this podcast. There were a few very funny bits that really made me laugh out loud and I really enjoyed the lead narrator Mookie. I thought all the narrator's were brilliant - my favourite had to be the Australian Fanny! The story was good but I'm not sure what happened at the end. I feel a bit like there should be another chapter to tell us the rest. Please!

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  • Bouncing Tigga
  • 21-10-20

A Must...

So many lol moments, real belly laughs... the characters really came too life...absolutely brilliant .