Archive for May, 2009

The Pied Piper

Book Jacket for English Fairy Tales

Mayor of Franchville hires the Pied Piper to rid his town of rats, but then refuses to pay.  What will the Piper do?

  The Pied Piper
From More English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs
Read by Margaret

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May 26, 2009 at 12:01 am Leave a comment

Chapters 29 & 30 — 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 29 & 30, in which Silver gets the Black Spot, and later allows Jim to speak with Dr. Livesey against the wishes of the other mutineers.

Chapter 29 & 30
From Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson
Read by Bill

May 25, 2009 at 12:01 am Leave a comment

The Witch, or Baba Yaga

Two sweet children are sent by their step-mother to live with the evil witch, Baba Yaga.  They are saved by their kindly actions and a cat, dog and some birch trees.

The Witch, or Baby Yaga
Read by Susan

May 19, 2009 at 7:00 am Leave a comment

Chapter 27 & 28 — 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 27 & 28, in which Jim quits the Hispaniola, then falls into more trouble, and he and Silver strike a bargain.

Chapter 27 & 28
From Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson
Read by Bill

May 18, 2009 at 12:01 am Leave a comment

Mr. Vinegar

Book Jacket for Mr. VinegarMr. and Mrs. Vinegar live in a vinegar bottle. One day, tragedy strikes, and the vinegar bottle breaks. What will they do? Mr. Vinegar decides to trade a part of his bottle for other things.  Listen to Mr. Vinegar’s trading adventure. Does he make good trades?

Mr. Vinegar
read by Becky

May 12, 2009 at 7:14 am Leave a comment

Chapters 25 & 26 — 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 25 & 26, in which Jim strikes the Jolly Roger and deals directly with Israel Hands.

Chapters 25 & 26
From Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson
Read by Bill

May 11, 2009 at 12:01 am Leave a comment

Nix Nought Nothing

The young Prince Nix Nought Nothing has been taken by the villainous Giant to complete impossible tasks or be eaten. Who will help him escape? Will he ever be reunited with his parents, the King and Queen?

Nix Nought Nothing
From English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs
Ready by Gia

May 5, 2009 at 9:00 am Leave a comment

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