Archive for April, 2009

Clever Gretel

book jacket for the complete fairy tales of the brothers grimm

Sly Gretel, the servant in the red shoes cooks up tasty chickens, eats them and then must explain to her master.

Clever Gretel
From The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm
Read by Margaret

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April 28, 2009 at 1:51 am Leave a comment

Twelve Dancing Princesses

Book Jacket for Twelve Dancing Princesses12 princesses are wearing out their shoes by dancing every night…but no one knows where it is they are going. Will a soldier be able to do what no prince can and discover the princesses’ secret?

Twelve Dancing Princesses
From the Grimm Brothers
Read by Megan

April 21, 2009 at 12:01 pm Leave a comment

The Camel’s Complaint, and other poems

Book Jacket for Camel's ComplaintNonsense poems for the child in all of us.

The Camel’s Complaint, by Charles E. Carryl

Habits of the Hippopotamus, by Arthur Guiterman

The Moon’s the North Wind’s Cooky, by Vachel Lindsay

Antonio, by Laura E. Richards

The Camel’s Complaint, and other poems

From The Oxford Illustrated Book of American Children’s Poems, edited by Donald Hall

April 14, 2009 at 2:02 am Leave a comment

Chapter 21 & 22 — 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 21 & 22, in which the log house comes under attack, and Jim takes an ill-advised “french leave” from his comrades in search of Ben Gunn’s boat.

Chapters 21 & 22
From Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson
Read by Bill

April 13, 2009 at 12:01 am Leave a comment

Chapters 19 & 20 — 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 19 & 20, in which Jim parts company with Ben Gunn and rejoins his comrades in the stockade, and Long John delivers his terms under a “Flag of Truce.”

Chapter 19 & 20
From Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson
Read by Bill

April 6, 2009 at 12:01 am Leave a comment


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