Archive for May, 2008

Chapter Three- The Good Master

Book Jacket for The Five Little Peppers and How They GrewThe Good Master is an enchanting story about a sweet family living on the Hungarian Plains. The family, Mother, Father, and Jansci, live a peaceful farming life which is thrown into utter chaos when cousin Kate comes from Budapest to stay with them. Can she be tamed by the good master?

In Chapter 3 an uneasy truce has been created between Kate and Jansci. She’s on her best behavior and life is slowly reverting to normal. One evening Jansci, after Kate admires him on horseback, offers to teach Kate how to ride. But even on her best behavior Kate is still a handful, especially on horseback.

Chapter Three – The Riding Lesson
From The Good Master by Kate Seredy
Read by Catherine

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May 26, 2008 at 1:08 am Leave a comment

Chapter Two – The Good Master

Book Jacket for The Five Little Peppers and How They GrewThe Good Master is an enchanting story about a sweet family living on the Hungarian Plains. The family, Mother, Father, and Jansci, live a peaceful farming life which is thrown into utter chaos when cousin Kate comes from Budapest to stay with them. Can she be tamed by the good master?

In Chapter 2 Jansci and his father and mother continue to struggle with cousin Kate from Budapest. She reveals a letter from her own father that warns them not to trust his impish daughter. She may look angelic, but she’s really planning mischief! Mother doesn’t want to believe that her “poor motherless lamb” could ever cause even the tiniest bit of trouble, but Kate can only fool her for so long.

Chapter Two – Poor Motherless Lamb
From The Good Master by Margaret Sidney
Read by Catherine

May 19, 2008 at 9:15 am Leave a comment

The House that Jack Built

Book Jacket for The House that Jack BuiltThis traditional rhyme may not be as well known to today’s youngsters but that won’t stop them from enjoying the catchy and fun story about Jack, his house, and everything that comes with it.

The House That Jack Built
A Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme
Read by Alyson

May 13, 2008 at 5:00 pm Leave a comment

Chapter One – The Good Master

Book Jacket for The Five Little Peppers and How They GrewThe Good Master is an enchanting story about a sweet family living on the Hungarian Plains. The family, Mother, Father, and Jansci, live a peaceful farming life which is thrown into utter chaos when cousin Kate comes from Budapest to stay with them. Can she be tamed by the good master?

Chapter One – Cousin Kate From Budapest
From The Good Master by Kate Seredy
Read by Catherine

May 12, 2008 at 5:59 pm 2 comments


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