Archive for March, 2009

Rumpelstiltzkin

Book Jacket for RumpelstiltzkinThe miller’s daughter outwits the king and a little manikin.

Rumpelstiltzkin
Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
Read by Margaret

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March 31, 2009 at 8:00 am Leave a comment

Chapters 17 & 18 — Treasure Island

Book Jacket for Treasure Island

While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of an inn and her son, young Jim Hawkins, find a treasure map that leads to a pirate’s fortune. Jim becomes part of a voyage to find the rich booty. Jim doesn’t suspect that roguish shipmate, and supposed friend, Long John Silver, is actually a pirate intent on grabbing the treasure. A swashbuckling tale of piracy and adventure on the high seas!

Chapters 17 & 18, in which the jolly-boat makes its last eventful trip from the Hispaniola, and the first day of fighting comes to a close.

Chapters 17 & 18
From Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson
Read by Bill

March 30, 2009 at 12:01 am Leave a comment

Chapters 15 & 16 — Treasure Island

Book Jacket for Treasure Island

While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of an inn and her son, young Jim Hawkins, find a treasure map that leads to a pirate’s fortune. Jim becomes part of a voyage to find the rich booty. Jim doesn’t suspect that roguish shipmate, and supposed friend, Long John Silver, is actually a pirate intent on grabbing the treasure. A swashbuckling tale of piracy and adventure on the high seas!

Chapters 15 & 16, in which Jim makes an uneasy alliance with the Man of the Island, Dr. Livesey takes up the narrative, and the ship is abandoned.

Chapters 15 & 16
From Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson
Read by Bill

March 23, 2009 at 12:01 am Leave a comment

Earl Mar’s Daughter

Book Jacket for English Fairy TalesThe beautiful daughter of Earl Mar secretly marries an enchanted prince and  all is well until her father decides she should marry another. 

Earl Mar’s Daughter
From English Folk and Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs
Read by Susan

March 17, 2009 at 12:00 am Leave a comment

Chapter 13 & 14: Treasure Island

Book Jacket for Treasure Island

While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of an inn and her son, young Jim Hawkins, find a treasure map that leads to a pirate’s fortune. Jim becomes part of a voyage to find the rich booty. Jim doesn’t suspect that roguish shipmate, and supposed friend, Long John Silver, is actually a pirate intent on grabbing the treasure. A swashbuckling tale of piracy and adventure on the high seas!

Chapters 13 & 14, in which the Hispaniola arrives at Treasure Island, the crew goes ashore, and the mayhem begins in earnest.

chapter-13-14
From Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson
Read by Bill

March 16, 2009 at 12:01 am Leave a comment

Little One Eye, Little Two Eyes, Little Three Eyes

Book Jacket for Little One Eye, Little Two Eyes, Little Three EyesLittle Two Eyes’ family doesn’t care much for her because with her two eyes, she looks like everyone else.  Hear how Little Two Eyes uses her wits to improve her sorrowful situation.

 

Little One Eye Little Two Eyes and Little Three Eyes
Read by Becky

March 10, 2009 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Chapters 11 & 12: Treasure Island

Book Jacket for Treasure Island

While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of an inn and her son, young Jim Hawkins, find a treasure map that leads to a pirate’s fortune. Jim becomes part of a voyage to find the rich booty. Jim doesn’t suspect that roguish shipmate, and supposed friend, Long John Silver, is actually a pirate intent on grabbing the treasure. A swashbuckling tale of piracy and adventure on the high seas!

Chapters 11 & 12, in which Jim learns Long John Silver’s dastardly true purpose, and shares this information with the captain, the doctor and the squire.

chapter-11-12
From Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson
Read by Bill

March 9, 2009 at 12:01 am 1 comment

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