The Complete Guide to Adventures in Odyssey
Everything ADVENTURES IN ODYSSEY fans have always wanted to know, and then some! This guide provides readers with a behind the scenes look at how the award-winning animated dramas are created, making Odyssey - the place of wonder and excitement...
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Everything ADVENTURES IN ODYSSEY fans have always wanted to know, and then some! This guide provides readers with a behind the scenes look at how the award-winning animated dramas are created, making Odyssey - the place of wonder and excitement - more wonderful than ever!
Offers a behind-the-scenes look at the family-centered broadcasts, videos and novels, and the people who create them, including trivia, scripture references, and plot synopses.
Contents^^275 pages:^^PART ONE: A PLACE OF WONDER, EXCITEMENT, AND DISCOVERY...How Adventures In Odyssey Began-And The People Who Make It Happen.^*In The Beginning...How Adventures In Odyssey Was Born^*Focus On Drama^*The Place^*The Main Character^*The Place, Part Two^*John Avery Whittaker: A History^*A Place Called "Whit's End"^*Some Facts About Odyssey^*How "Odyssey" Got Its Name-A Speech By John Avery Whittaker^*A New Program^*The Experiment^*A Tribute To Hal Smith^*Memories Of Hal^*The Cast: The People Behind The Voices^*The Adventures In Odyssey Team: The People Who Make It All Happen^*It's Not As Easy As It Sounds: How We Put Together An Episode^*Old Tape And Kitty Litter: How We Make All Those Cool Sound Effects^*A Note About The Notes: The Music Of Adventures In Odyssey^^PART TWO: Take A Ride Into A Land Of Excitement...Explore The Radio Drama Of Adventures In Odyssey^^PART THREE: The Expanding World Of Adventures In Odyssey-Videos And Books Bring More Adventure^
"Is Odyssey a real place? And how old is Connie, anyway?"^^Here's everything you always wanted to know about Adventures in Odyssey. And then some.^^THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO ADVENTURES IN ODYSSEY takes you behind the scenes for an unprecedented look at the popular, family-centered broadcasts, videos and novels, and the people who create them. Open the pages for:^^*Fascinating trivia about Adventures in Odyssey and its beloved main character, John Avery Whittaker.^^*History of the hamlet of Odyssey and its characters-along with town pictures and floor plans for Whit's End^^*Detailed synopses of every radio episode, video, and paperback ever produced (available nowhere else), plus program themes.^^*Scripture references and study questions-all designed to produce a time of real learning.^^*Candid interviews with the people behind the voices, previously unpublished color photos, and amusing anecdotes from the creators, producers and actors.^^*Absorbing details on how radio episodes are created, and the ever-expanding world of Adventures in Odyssey books and videos.^^For both new and long-term fans alike, THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO ADVENTURES IN ODYSSEY will make an encounter with the place of wonder and excitement more wonderful than ever.^
Lollar is the co-creator of Adventures in Odyssey, the phenomenally successful radio program thatis heard daily on more than 1,600 stations worldwide. He is also a writer, director, and consultant for the hit comedy radio series Jungle Jam and Friends and also for the Nickelodeon/Jim Henson television series, The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss, twicw-nominated for the prestigious Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Series.