This acoustic adventure by the ZBS Foundation uses a full cast of actors, sound effects, and an original music track by composer Tim Clark to bring the world of humans and dinosaurs to life before your ears.
I was always a fan of Tom Lopez, the guy behind ZBS. He created Ruby the Galactic Gumshoe, which I loved when I first discovered it on late night radio. Eastman-trained Tim Clark has played everything from the Moog synthesizer to the washtub bass.
When I wrote and illustrated the book, it seemed like a silent movie on the book page. But this production opens the gates of the imagination, complete with tambourines, trumpets, rumbles, hoots, roars and laughter.
The adventure begins with the shipwreck of Arthur and Will Denison on the shores of a mysterious island in 1862...
Episode 2 arrives one week from today— Tuesday, November 18. Tell your friends, and be sure to come back each week. That way you'll be able to hear the whole production for free.
But each 10-minute episode will only remain available online for one week, after which it will disappear like a mirage.
If you'd like to purchase the full two-hour Dinotopia podcast right now and hear all 12 episodes back to back in a feature-length production, check out Dinotopia at ZBS Foundation website for the MP3 download.
Here's the link to the SoundCloud file (which vaporizes November 18).
You can also order the original book from my web store and I'll sign it for you. It's the ultimate holiday gift for the imaginative person in your life. (US orders only for the book, please).