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by L. Frank Baum
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Librivox recording of "The Sea Fairies", by L. Frank Baum. Read by Judy Bieber In 1910, Baum hoped to end the Oz series and follow with a new series about a little girl named Trot and her sailor companion, Cap'n Bill. The Sea Fairies (1911) was the first book in the projected series and took Trot and Cap'n Bill under the sea where they had adventures with mermaids and other fantastic creatures. It was followed by Sky Island (1912) and then Baum returned to the Oz titles. He brought...
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by L. Frank Baum
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Librivox recording of 'Rinkitink in Oz', by L. Frank Baum. Read by Judy Bieber Rinkitink in Oz is the tenth book in the Oz series written by L. Frank Baum, first published in 1916. It was originally written in 1905 as a stand alone fantasy work and subequently rewritten as an Oz book. Therefore, most of the action takes place outside of Oz in neighboring fairy countries. It tells the story of Prince Inga's quest to rescue his parents from captivity after his island home is ravaged by enemies....
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by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Librivox recording of A Little Princess, by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Read by Kara Shallenberg. The novel tells of the troubles of a wealthy young girl, Sara Crewe, who is sent to an oppressive London boarding school during her father’s campaign in India. Thanks to Capt. Crewe’s money, Sara is treated as a little princess until, one day, word comes of her father’s tragic death. Miss Minchin, the school’s greedy headmistress, wastes no time in putting the now-penniless Sara to work for...
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by Robert Louis Stevenson
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Librivox recording of Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson. Read by: Chapters 1-2: Squiddhartha Chapters 3-4: Gord Chapters 5-6: Kara Chapters 7-8: Literate Loser Chapters 9-10: Ivan Chapters 11-12: Podchef Chapters 13-14: Squiddhartha Chapters 15-16: Hugh Chapters 17-18: Vee Chapters 19-20: mjd-s Chapters 21-22: Kristen Chapters 23-24: Podchef Chapters 25-26: Gord Chapters 27-28: Alex Foster Chapters 29-30: dandyrandy Chapters 31-32: Jean O'Sullivan Chapters 33-34: dandyrandy For further...
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by Lewis Carroll
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Librivox recording of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll. A children's classic! Read by: Chapter 01 Kristen McQuillin Chapter 02 Brad Bush Chapter 03 Roger W. Barnett Chapter 04 Miette Chapter 05 Mark Bradford Chapter 06 Raza Shah Chapter 07 Kara Shallenberg Chapter 08 Kristen McQuillin Chapter 09 MarinaMechanical Chapter 10 Roger W. Barnett Chapter 11 R. Francis Smith Chapter 12 Chris Goringe For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
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Librivox recording of Fairy Tales by the Brother Grimm. A classic collection of oral German folklore, brought together for posterity by the scholarly brothers Grimm in the 1800s, this epitome of fairy tales includes many of the world's best known stories. In these dark foreboding woods, you will find: Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, Rumpelstiltskin, Lily and the Lion (better known as Beauty and the Beast), and Snow White and Rose Red, among other timeless works. These tales were later heavily...
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by Beatrix Potter
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Librivox recording of The Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter. Born in Victorian London on July 28th, 1866, Beatrix Potter created some of the best-loved children's stories of all time. Starting with Peter Rabbit and moving through the rest of these delightful tales, the Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter will warm the hearts both of those who remember her fondly from their childhoods and those who discover for the first time the magic of these timeless stories. (Summary by Chip) Read by:...
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by L. Frank Baum
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Librivox recording of 'The Emerald City of Oz', by L. Frank Baum. Read by Judy Bieber The Emerald City of Oz (1910) was the sixth Oz book written by L. Frank Baum, a title he hoped would be the last. In this book, Dorothy and her impoverished Uncle Henry and Aunt Em are on the brink of losing their Kansas farm. Consequently, Ozma invites them all to live in the Emerald City. They then explore the countryside, visiting a series of strange beings including the Cuttenclips, the Fuddles, the...
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by Frances Hogdson Burnett
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Librivox recording of Sara Crewe: or, What happened at Miss Minchin's boarding school, by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Read by Patricia Oakley For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org Download M4B (56MB)
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by L. Frank Baum
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Librivox recording of The Master Key, by L. Frank Baum. Read by Judy Bieber The Master Key was one of Baum’s earliest full length fantasy books for children, published in 1901 just one year after The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The protagonist, Rob, while experimenting in his workshop, accidentally summons up an electrical fairy who presents him with electrical devices so advanced as to seem magical. His gifts include a flying contraption, a stun gun, and something resembling an omniscient...
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by Lewis Carroll
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Librivox recording of Through the Looking-Glass, by Lewis Carroll. Through the Looking Glass, the sequel to Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, was written in 1872 and it finds Alice in a land when she walks through a mirror into the Looking-Glass House. The land is full of mythological creatures and characters and nursery rhyme characters. Alice makes a guest appearance in a bizarre game of chess with Humpty Dumpty! A charming, witty story! (Summary by Aldark) Read by: Brad Bush...
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by Unknown
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LibriVox recording of The House that Jack Built. Read by Denny Sayers. "The House that Jack Built" is a standard of juvenile literature that delights children and adults alike with the increasingly lengthy sentences, stretched to the breaking point, that make up its narrative. Through a chain of events, beginning with a rodent eating some grain and culminating in a festive wedding, children learn that playing with grammar can be fun! You can read along with this recording by linking...
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by Miss Mulock
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Librivox recording of The Little Lame Prince, by Miss Mulock. Read by Alice. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. Download M4B (124MB)
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by Margaret Sidney
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Librivox , public domain recording of Margaret Sidney's Five Little Peppers and How They Grew . Read by rachelellen. The Five Little Peppers series was created by Margaret Sidney covering the life of five children with the surname Pepper. The Pepper children were very poor, and their widowed mother was left to raise them by herself. In order of age (descending), the children's names were Ben (Ebaniezer), Polly (Mary), Joel, Davie, and Phronsie. Five Little Peppers and How They Grew is the first...
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by E. Nesbit
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Librivox recording of Five Children and It, by E. Nesbit. A children's classic! Read by: Chapter 1: Kara Shallenberg Chapter 2: Hugh McGuire Chapter 3: Gord MacKenzie Chapter 4: Suburbanbanshee Chapter 5: Aaron Benedict Chapter 6: Peter Yearsley Chapter 7: Erica Chapter 8: Kara Shallenberg Chpater 9: Sarah Hadley Chapter 10: Alisha Chapter 11: Kristen McQuillin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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by Eleanor Gates
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LibriVox recording of The Poor Little Rich Girl by Eleanor Gates. Read by Susan Umpleby. The Poor Little Rich Girl is a children’s fantasy about a little girl named Gwendolyn who is lonely and longs for a friend. But she is isolated by rich parents who ignore her and left to the care of servants who are indifferent. Her nanny’s carelessness with some medicine plunges Gwendolyn into a bewildering world in which metaphors literally come to life. (Summary by Susan Umpleby) For further...
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by L. Frank Baum
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Librivox recording of The Marvelous Land of Oz by L. Frank Baum. The Marvelous Land of Oz is the second of the Oz books. It follows the adventures of the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and Tip. The Emerald City has been taken over by the Army of Revolt, and our adventurous friends need the help of Glinda the Good to return it to its rightful ruler. (Summary by Paul Harvey) Read by Paul Harvey. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Librivox recording of The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Read by Kara Shallenberg Mary Lennox is a spoiled, middle-class, self-centred child who has been recently orphaned. She is accepted into the quiet and remote country house of an uncle, who has almost completely withdrawn into himself after the death of his wife. Mary gradually becomes drawn into the hidden side of the house: why does she hear the crying of a unseen child? Why is there an overgrown, walled garden, its door long...
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by Lucy Maud Montgomery,
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LibriVox public domain recording of Lucy Maud Montgomery's The Golden Road . In the sequal to The Story Girl Sara Stanley returns to join the King children in publishing their own local magazine to entertain the town of Carlisle. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B part 1 (107MB) Download M4B part 2 (106MB)
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by Kenneth Grahame
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LibriVox recording of The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. This much-loved story follows a group of animal friends in the English countryside as they pursue adventure, and as adventure pursues them! The chief characters - Mole, Rat, and Toad - generally lead upbeat and happy lives, but their tales are leavened with moments of terror, homesickness, awe, madcap antics, and derring-do. Although classed as children's literature, The Wind in the Willows holds a gentle fascination for adults...
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by L. Leslie Brooke
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Librivox , public domain recording of L. Leslie Brooke's The Story of the Three Little Pigs , read by Denny Sayers. This version of the classic tale of the three pigs, their houses and a wolf, published in 1904, has a new twist in its second half. This recording can be enjoyed by itself, or you can read along with the Library of Congress facsimile version from the International Children's Digital Library: Here . For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (4MB)
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by Kenneth Grahame
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Librivox recording of The Wind in the Willows , by Kenneth Grahame. Read by Mark F. Smith This much-loved story follows a group of animal friends in the English countryside as they pursue adventure ... and as adventure pursues them! The chief characters - Mole, Rat, and Toad - generally lead upbeat and happy lives, but their tales are leavened with moments of terror, homesickness, awe, madcap antics, and derring-do. Although classed as children's literature, The Wind in the Willows holds a...
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by Hugh Lofting
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Librivox recording of The Story of Doctor Dolittle , by Hugh Lofting. For more information on our readers, see our catalog page: http://librivox.org/the-story-of-doctor-dolittle-by-hugh-lofting/ In The Story of Doctor Dolittle (1920), the first of Hugh Lofting's Doctor Dolittle books, we are introduced to the good doctor who gives up treating people after Polynesia, his parrot, teaches him animal languages. His fame in the animal kingdom spreads throughout the world and soon he sets off to cure...
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by L. Frank Baum
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Librivox recording of 'Ozma of Oz', by L. Frank Baum. Read by Judy Bieber Ozma of Oz was the third title in the Oz series by L. Frank Baum. In this book Dorothy is shipwrecked and lands on the shores of a fairy country that adjoins Oz, the land of Ev. There she meets Tiktok, a wind up mechanical man, a talking chicken, Billina, and Ozma, the girl ruler of Oz who is leading a quest to rescue the royal family of Ev from their captivity by the Nome King. Dorothy is also reunited with her old...
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by William Trowbridge Larned
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Librivox recording of American Indian Fairy Tales, collected by Henry R. Schoolcraft and retold by William Trowbridge Larned Read by Chip With no written language, Native Americans living in the Lake Superior region passed their cultural identity down through the generations by way of stories. Far more than mere tales to amuse children, they passed along the collective wisdom of the tribes. In the 1830s, government Indian Agent and ethnologist Henry R Schoolcraft learned the language of these...
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by W. W. Denslow
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Librivox , public domain recording of W. W. Denslow's The Three Bears , read by Denny Sayers. This version of the classic tale of the three bears has a heroine named Golden Hair. The jolly bears, instead of chasing her away from their home, come to live with her at Grandmother's house. The recording can be enjoyed by itself, or you can read along with the Library of Congress facsimile version from the International Children’s Digital Library: Here. For more information or to volunteer, please...
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by Gelett Burgess
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LibriVox recording of More Goops and How Not to Be Them , by Gelett Burgess. Read by Mark F. Smith Deep in the heart of every parent is the wish, the desire, to have other adults tell us, in an unsolicited way, just how very polite one's child is! This perhaps was even more the case in 1903, when Gelett Burgess produced his second book on the Goops. With entertaining cartoons - cariacatures of misbehaving children - he described many different breaches of tact and good manners. Burgess wrote...
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by Heinrich Hoffman
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Librivox recording of Struwwelpeter, by Heinrich Hoffman. (English translation) Read by Catharine Eastman. Struwwelpeter (Slovenly Peter) is an illustrated collection of humorous children’s poems describing ludicrous and usually violent punishments for naughty behavior. Hoffmann, a Frankfurt physician, wanted to buy a picture book for his son for Christmas in 1844. Not impressed by what the stores had to offer, he instead bought a notebook and wrote his own stories and pictures. While...
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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 014 : a collection of 10 short essays and fiction in the public domain read by a variety of LibriVox members. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (86MB)
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by Peter Newell
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LibriVox recording of The Slant Book by Peter Newell. Read in English by Denny Sayers. The Slant Book is literally the shape of a parallelogram, with the spine of the book running down one side. When opened, facing pages form a "V" shape. All the pictures on the slanted recto pages show a way-too-precocious infant in a carriage [the "go-cart" of yesteryear] racing downhill who has somehow gotten away from his nanny, gleefully creating havoc all along the way! The facing...
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by Margaret Penrose
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A LibriVox recording of Dorothy Dale - A Girl of Today by Margaret Penrose. Read by Lucy Burgoyne. Dorothy Dale is the daughter of an old Civil War veteran who is running a weekly newspaper in a small Eastern town. Her sunny disposition, her fun-loving ways and her trials and triumphs make clean, interesting and fascinating reading. The Dorothy Dale Series is one of the most popular series of books for girls ever published. (from the book) For further information, including links to online...
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by Lizzie Lawson and Robert Ellice Mack
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LibriVox recording of Christmas Roses, by Lizzie Lawson and Robert Ellice Mack. Read by Charlotte Duckett. A beautiful collection of pretty little poems. (Summary by Charlotte Duckett) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook (7MB)
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by Johanna Spyri
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LibriVox recording of What Sami Sings With The Birds, by Johanna Spyri. Read by Daryl Wor. Old Mary Ann has done her best to bring up her son on her own. Like other relatives, her son has a longing to travel off over the mountains. Mary Ann goes with him. Later on her son marries, but loses his wife after she gives birth to their son. Mary Ann assumes responsibility of her grandson, while her son moves away in the agony of his grief. This is the story of what happens to her grandson and where...
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by George MacDonald
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The Princess and the Goblin is an enthralling fantasy tale written by George MacDonald. Her nurse Lootie raises the princess Irene in a house on a mountain, it is here that she meets her mysterious great-great-grandmother, and her friend the minor boy Curdie. Things are peaceful for Irene until the hideous race of goblins that live beneath the mountain start planning something big… Through his writing George MacDonald has influenced such writers as J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis. (Summary...
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by E. Nesbit
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LibriVox recording of The Story of the Treasure Seekers, by E. Nesbit. Read by Karen Savage. This is the story of the Bastable children and their attempts to help the family finances by searching for treasure. (Summary by Karen Savage) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. Download M4B (114MB)
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by Peter Newell
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LibriVox recording of The Rocket Book, by Peter Newell. Read by Denny Sayers. For further information, including links to M4B audio book, online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording.
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by Arthur Scott Bailey
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LibriVox recording of The Tale of Timothy Turtle, by Arthur Scott Bailey. Read by Robin Cotter. One of Bailey's "Sleepy-Time Tales," this is the story of Timothy Turtle, a grumpy old turtle trying to live his life alongside Black Creek. Timothy's adventures lead him to encounters with other Black Creek creatures, Fatty Coon, Mr. Crow, Brownie Beaver, Peter Mink, Ferdinand Frog, and even the local boy, Johnnie Green. (Summary by Robin Cotter) For further information, including links to...
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by Edith Nesbit
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LibriVox recording of The Book of Dragons, by Edith Nesbit. Read by Laurie Anne Walden. A dragon who flies out of a magical book; one whose purr quiets a fussy baby; another who eats an entire pack of tame hunting-hippopotomuses: These eight dragon tales are filled with the imaginative wit of children's author Edith Nesbit. (Summary by Laurie Anne Walden) View a printable CD booklet. Download Album Art For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD...
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by L. Leslie Brooke
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A beautifully illustrated children's picture book featuring Johnny Crow who made a garden in which a variety of animals do bizarre things in rhyme.Listen to the audio while you view the pictures on Gutenberg.org Summary by Jim Mowatt For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. Download M4B (2MB)
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by Heinrich Hoffman
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LibriVox recording of Der Struwwelpeter by Heinrich Hoffman, in German. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. Download M4B(8mb)
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by Sophie Jewett
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Librivox recording of God's Troubadour, The Story of St. Francis of Assisi, by Sophie Jewett. Read by Sean McKinley Francis, a young Italian boy, is a merchant's son who is enthralled by the troubadour songs and tales of knights that his father brings back from his travels. He decides to become a knight, but after seeing the poor and suffering in the tragedies of war, he decides to give away all of his worldly possessions and become a troubadour for God. (Summary by Sean McKinley). For further...
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by Eugene Field
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LibriVox recording of Love-Songs of Childhood, by Eugene Field. Read by Squid Varilekova. This book contains verse for young and old. It is full of fantastic stories, breathtaking images, and brilliant rhymes. Including classics from "The Duel" to "The Delectable Ballad of Walter Lot," the author, a devout Christian, keeps his religious overtones to a minimum. When listening, please keep in mind that the text was originally written in the 1800s. (Summary by Squid Varilekova)...
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by Andrew Lang
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LibriVox recording of The Blue Fairy Book, edited by Andrew Lang. Andrew Lang’s Blue Fairy Book (1889) was a beautifully produced and illustrated edition of fairy tales that has become a classic. This was followed by many other collections of fairy tales, collectively known as Andrew Lang’s Fairy Books. -Wikipedia For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this...
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by E. (Edith) Nesbit
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LibriVox recording of Wings and the Child, by E. (Edith) Nesbit. Read by Cori Samuel. "When this book first came to my mind it came as a history and theory of the building of Magic Cities on tables, with bricks and toys and little things such as a child may find and use. But as I kept the thought by me it grew and changed, as thoughts will do, until at last it took shape as an attempt to contribute something, however small and unworthy, to the science of building a magic city in the soul...
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by Coventry Patmore
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of The Toys by Coventry Patmore. This was the Weekly Poetry project for April 25th, 2010. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (12MB)
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by L. Frank Baum
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Librivox recording of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The timeless story of the Wizard Of Oz. Follow Dorothy as she leaves Kansas for Oz on a cyclone. She meets many strange, and wonderful people and creatures along the way. Enjoy it again with your children and family. Summary by J. Hall For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free...
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by Burt, Mary E.
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LibriVox recording of Poems Every Child Should Know, edited by Mary E. Burt. Read by Kara Shallenberg. This anthology of poetry, published in 1904, contains such favorites as The Raven, My Shadow, and The Village Blacksmith, as well as many lovely poems that may be unfamiliar. Most of the poems in this collection are short enough for children to memorize. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go...
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by Louisa May Alcott
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LibriVox recording of Little Men, by Louisa May Alcott. Little Men (published 1871) is considered the second book of the Little Women trilogy written by Louisa May Alcott. (The book Good Wives (1869) was originally the sequel to the novel Little Women (1868), however those two novels are now usually published as a single volume.) The final book of the trilogy is Jo's Boys (1886). Little Men follows the life of Jo Bhaer and the students who live and learn at the Plumfield Estate School that she...
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by Alice Hale Burnett
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LibriVox recording of A Day at the County Fair, by Alice Hale Burnett. Read by Kara Shallenberg. Three little friends are taken to the County Fair in Uncle Billy's motorcar, but a slight delay occurs on the way. How they finally arrived at the fair ground and their amusing experiences are most entertainingly told in this short book for younger readers and listeners. Read along and see the charming illustrations at Project Gutenberg . (Summary by Kara) For further information, including links to...
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by William H. Barker
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Librivox recording of the West African Folk Tales by William H. Barker. Read by David Barnes , Lucy Burgoyne , Christabel, Tammi L. Coles, Lizzie Driver, Esther, Ezwa, hefyd, Julian Jamison , Eva-Marie Quinones, roolynninms, Shurtagal. A collection of folk tales mostly centred around Anansi. In West African lore Anansi is known as a trickster god, and is often depicted as either a spider, a human or a combination of both. Thus many of the stories are attempts by Anansi to trick others for his...
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by Heinrich Hoffman
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LibriVox recording of Struwwelpeter, by Heinrich Hofmann. read in English by Roman Buettner. Struwwelpeter (Slovenly Peter) is an illustrated collection of humorous children's poems describing ludicrous and usually violent punishments for naughty behavior. Hoffmann, a Frankfurt physician, wanted to buy a picture book for his son for Christmas in 1844. Not impressed by what the stores had to offer, he instead bought a notebook and wrote his own stories and pictures. While Struwwelpeter is...
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by Ontario Ministry of Education
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LibriVox recording of The Ontario Readers Third Book, by The Ontario Ministry of Education. The Ontario Readers is a school book first published in 1919, by the Ontario Ministry of Education, containing short excerpts of literary works, both stories and poems, geared to grade-school age children. (Summary by aradlaw) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this...
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by Louisa May Alcott
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LibriVox recording of Aunt Jo's Scrapbag , by Louisa May Alcott. A collection of short stories by Louisa May Alcott that were written with the intent to entertain the whole family and to fill children's heads with wonder and delight. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
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by Gertrude Knevels
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Three children sent to stay the night with their Aunt Jane find themselves sharing an enormous bed. So enormous is it, that when they make a tent of the bedsheets and crawl in, they never make it to the foot of the bed, crawling instead into a dreamworld of caves and pirates and adventures. (summary by ohosostrange) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this...
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by E. Nesbit
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Librivox recording of Railway Children by E. Nesbit. Read by Karen Savage Edith Nesbit's classic story, in which three children, pulled suddenly from their comfortable suburban life, move to the country with their mother, where they come to know and love the ways of the railways. (Summary by Karen Savage) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For...
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by Kenneth Grahame
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LibriVox's Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame read by Adrian Praetzellis. The classic story of how Rat, Mole, and the other river-bankers saved Toad from his excesses. This book has it all: excitement, sentiment, destruction of private property (plenty of that), paganism, and a happy ending. The prose is beautiful and occasionally requires the use of a dictionary - I had to look up “asperities.” Written as a children’s story, The Wind in the Willows is enjoyed by many grown-ups who...
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by Johanna Spyri
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LibriVox Aufnahme von "Heidi kann brauchen, was es gelernt hat", von Johanna Spyri. Gelesen von Stephanie König. Heidi ist zurückgekehrt zum Alpöhi. Der ist darüber so froh, dass er nach Jahrzehnten zum ersten Mal wieder die Kirche im Dörfli aufsucht, worüber die Dorfbewohner erstaunt, aber erfreut sind. Er setzt sein Haus im Dörfli wieder instand, damit Heidi den Winter dort verbringen und die Schule besuchen kann. Heidi überzeugt den Geissenpeter, lesen zu lernen. Im...
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by Ring Lardner
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 21 recordings of His Memory by Ring Lardner. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  May 19, 2019. Read in English by Algy Pug; Brian Dirkx; Bruce Kachuk; Craig Franklin; Cornel Nemes; Campbell Schelp; David Lawrence; Foon; CorbanGJ; Graham Scott; Gail Wamba; Josh Kibbey; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; NarratorJ; rumpledpoetry; Thomas Ermon; Tomas Peter; tovarisch and  William Mosqueda. Another poem form Bib Ballads, a collection of poems about the...
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by Robert Louis Stevenson
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Librivox recording of A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson. Read by Arctura. Beloved by many generations of children, A Child's Garden of Verses is a beautiful collection of children's poetry. Sometimes thoughtful, sometimes whimsical, but always fun. (Summary by Arctura) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio...
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by Wilhelm Busch
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LibriVox recording of Max und Moritz, by Wilhelm Busch. Read in German by Mikki Starzmann-Kassi. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. Download M4B(8mb)
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by George MacDonald
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 11 recordings of Bedtime by George MacDonald. T his was the Weekly Poetry project for March 19, 2017. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Craig Franklin; David Lawrence; fshort; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Jude; Lee Ann Howlett; SaraHale; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. George MacDonald was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis Carroll. His writings have been...
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by Gene Stratton-Porter
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LibriVox recording of Michael O'Halloran, by Gene Stratton-Porter. Read by Mary Anderson. The story of a plucky, optimistic newsboy, Michael O'Halloran, who has been orphaned from a young age and asks nothing of the world but to "Be Square!" This is a warm and joyous story of how Michael makes life sunnier for those around him, bringing joy to all who know him. (Summary by Mary A.) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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by Margaret Gatty
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LibriVox recording of Parables from Nature, by Margaret Gatty. Read by Librivox volunteers. Parables From Nature is a collection of short stories which were originally published as 4 separate volumes. They are inspired from Nature and written for children. Nevertheless, Gatty uses children's literature because she knows that in doing so, she can reach a wider group of readers and point out problems from the Victorian Age. (Summary by sailormoon) For further information, including links to...
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by L. Frank Baum
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LibriVox recording of The Little Wizard Stories of Oz, by L. Frank Baum. Read by Maddie. The "Little Wizard Stories of Oz" are six short stories written by L. Frank Baum in 1913. By all accounts, Baum intended to finish the Oz series with "The Emerald City of Oz," published in 1910. Following that, he attempted to write non-Oz books, publishing "The Sea Fairies" in 1911 and "Sky Island" in 1912. But, (as Baum himself laments in the prefaces of many of his...
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by Susan Coolidge
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Librivox recording of What Katy Did at School by Susan Coolidge. Read by Karen Savage The continuing story of Katy Carr, recounting the time she spent at boarding school with her sister Clover. (Summary by Karen Savage) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org . M4B...
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by Mimei Ogawa
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LibriVox recording of Akai Rosoku to Ningyo, by Mimei Ogawa. Read by ekzemplaro. Red Candles and a Mermaid, the masterpiece of OGAWA Mimei (1882-1961) appeared on The Newspaper Tokyo-Asahi in 1921. A mermaid was raised by an elderly couple. She painted on candles and made their business prosper. But the couple became greedy and sold their daughter to a circus. (Summary by Uchida Masatomo) 小川未明(1882-1961)の代表作、「赤いろうそくと人魚」は1921年に東京朝日新聞に...
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by Katherine Pyle
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LibriVox recording of The Counterpane Fairy, by Katherine Pyle. Read by Lee Elliott. A little boy, recuperating from a lengthy illness, is entertained by visits from the Counterpane Fairy, who treats him to stories associated with each of the squares in the counterpane (quilt) on his sickbed. She has him concentrate on one of the squares until it turns into something like a doorway into the story. Once inside the story, he becomes its lead character until it fades out as if he's awakening from...
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by Carroll Watson Rankin
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LibriVox recording of Dandelion Cottage, by Carroll Watson Rankin. Read by Betsie Bush. Carroll Watson Rankin's best known novel is Dandelion Cottage, published in 1904 by Henry Holt and Company. She first wrote the story serially for her own children. Considered a regional classic in the midwest, it tells of four young girls who negotiate the use of a derelict cottage as a playhouse by pulling dandelions for the owner, prosperous Mr. Black. The real life model for Mr. Black is generally...
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by Thornton W. Burgess
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Danny Meadow Mouse, by Thornton W. Burgess. Danny begins his tale regretting the length of his tail until he is corrected by Mr. Toad. Then he has a series of stalkings by Reddy and Granny Fox. He is captured by Hooty the Owl and escapes mid-flight to Peter Rabbit's briar patch. Peter goes to Farmer Brown's peach orchard and gets caught in a snare and barely escapes himself. Finally Danny gets trapped in a tin can and must use his wits to escape Reddy Fox...
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by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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LibriVox recording of The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Read by Ashleighjane. When Mary Lennox, who has been brought up in India in a spoiled manner, is orphaned she has to move to Yorkshire, England, to live with her uncle in Misselthwaite Manor. Here she is treated much differently than she was in India - she is able to make friends with children her own age, one of these being her sickly cousin, Colin Craven (Introduction by ashleighjane) For further information, including links...
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by Charles Perrault
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LibriVox recording of The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault, by Charles Perrault. This book is an early collection of ten well-known fairy tales. It is thought to have begun the genre of fairy tales.(Summary by A.L. Gramour) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org ....
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by Anna Hempstead Branch
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 16 recordings of A Mother's Song by Anna Hempstead Branch. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for  May 3, 2020. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; ChadH94; Chris Pyle; David Lawrence; Frank249942; Garfield Francisco Dsouza; Gyan Moorthy; Graham Scott; Kailey G.; Larry Wilson; cavaet; Nemo; Phil Schempf; rwraptor; socks4tay and Soumya. A tribute to Mothers everywhere. Taken from The shoes that danced, and other poems by Anna Hempstead Branch, (pub. 1905) (...
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by Lucy Lane Clifford
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LibriVox recording of Anyhow Stories, Moral and Otherwise, by Lucy Lane Clifford. A collection of stories and poems for children by British novelist, journalist, and playwright Lucy Lane Clifford, better known during her lifetime as Mrs W.K. Clifford. She was famous with her mathematician husband for Sunday salons which attracted both scientists and literati. She was born in 1846 and died in 1929. (Summary by Val Grimm) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Gelett Burgess
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Librivox recording of The Goop Directory, by Gelett Burgess. Read by Andrea L. In this DIRECTORY you'll see just what you never ought to be; and so, it should direct your way to Good Behavior, every day. The children of whose faults I tell are known by other names, as well, so see that you aren't in this group of Naughty Ones. Don't be a Goop! (The author's introduction) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Anonymous
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 10 recordings of The Christmas Tree by Anonymous. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 19, 2010. This poem taken from Christmas Entertainments by Alice Maude Kellogg (ed), containing fancy drills, acrostics, motion songs, tableaux, short plays, recitations in costume for children of five to fifteen years. (from book introduction) For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, and for further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Alice Hale Burnett
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LibriVox recording of Christmas Holidays at Merryvale, by Alice Hale Burnett. Read by Kara Shallenberg. “Toad” Brown, his brother, and their friends have a jolly time at the Christmas holidays. They daydream at a toyshop window, chop down a Christmas tree, have a grand snowball fight, and plan a surprise for a friend in this tale of early 20th-century small-town life. Published in 1916, this short book is perfect for younger readers and listeners. Read along and see the charming...
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by Marguerite Bernard and Edith Serrell
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LibriVox recording of Deer Godchild by Marguerite Bernard and Edith Serrell. A young New-Yorker of twelve heard an appeal for the Fatherless Children of France and his heart was touched. He had no money, but he resolved to give his spare time and his utmost energy to support a "kid in France." The French child needed ten cents worth of extra food each day, in order to grow up with strength and courage. The little American godfather earned those ten cents; he sold newspapers at the...
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by John Lang
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LibriVox recording of Gulliver's Travels, Told to the Children. This is a children's version of Jonathan Swift's novel Gulliver's Travels , from the Told to the Children Series (published in 1910). The children's adventure story covers Gulliver's visits to the lands of Lilliput and Brobdingnag. (Summary by Laurie Anne Walden) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page...
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by Laura Lee Hope
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LibriVox recording of The Story of a Stuffed Elephant, by Laura Lee Hope. Read by Vlooi. The Story of a Stuffed Elephant is... well, the story of a Stuffed Elephant and the little boy who owns him, and his sister, and all their adventures. A delightful children's book by the author of The Bobbsey Twins series. (Summary by Vlooi and Kara) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox...
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by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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LibriVox recording of A Little Princess, by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Read by Karen Savage. Sara is brought to Miss Minchin's Select Seminary for Young Ladies by her father, Captain Crewe, because the climate in India doesn't agree with children. This is the story of her time at Miss Minchin's. (Summary by Karen Savage) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this...
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by Anonymous, illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke
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Librivox recording of Ring o' Roses: A Nursery Rhyme Picture Book, illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke. Read by Larysa Jaworski A collection of Classical children's nursery rhymes. Many familiar, a few unfamiliar, all simple and easy for younger children. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. M4B format available
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by George W. Cable
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LibriVox LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of A New Arrival by George W. Cable. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for May 17th, 2010. "The New Arrival" is a valuable poem because it expresses the joy of a young father over his new baby. If girls should be educated to be good mothers, so should boys be taught that fatherhood is the highest and holiest joy and right of man. The child is educator to the man. He teaches him how to take responsibility, how to give unbiased...
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Librivox's weekly poetry project for the week of December 18th-24th, 2005: 'Twas the Night Before Christmas (A Visit from St. Nicholas), by Clement C. Moore. Read by: Annie Coleman Betsie Bush Chris Goringe Grace and Brad Bush Kara Shallenberg Peter Yearsley Squiddhartha Sam Lipten Sean Randall For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free...
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by David Everett
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 6 recordings of Lines Written for a School Declamatio by David Everett. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for May 23rd, 2010. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (5MB)
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by Lewis Carroll
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LibriVox recording of Alice's Adventures Underground, by Lewis Carroll. Read by Phil Chenevert. This is the handwritten book that Carroll wrote for private use before being urged to develop it later into Alice in Wonderland. It was generously illustrated by Carrol and meant to entertain his family and friends. When a sick child in a hospital enjoyed it so much, the mother wrote him saying it had distracted her for a bit from her pain and led eventually to Carroll expanding the story. The...
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by Sister Mary Jean Dorcy
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LibriVox recording of A Crown for Joanna, by Sister Mary Jean Dorcy. She was born a princess, heir to her father’s kingdom of Portugal, and she might at will have reigned from almost any throne in Europe. But instead of this, she made what to her world seemed a thoroughly mad choice – for she chose to have a throne in heaven. Today those scepters are dust which she would not accept, and as Blessed Joanna of Portugal she possesses a throne imperishable… This children’s biography of...
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by L. Leslie Brooke
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A charming little book full of the most gorgeous illustrations which can be viewed along with the Gutenberg text at http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/15661 . We see a number of stories in which kindness is rewarded and selfishness is punished but Brooke squeezes a number of intriguing and quite bizarre twists and turns into the story so it is not nearly so predictable as you might imagine. Victorian moral fairy tales from a delightfully inventive mind. (Summary by Jim) For further information,...
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by Caroline Emelia Stephen
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LibriVox recording of French History for English Children by Caroline Emelia Stephen. A history of France from Ancient Gaul up until 1880, written in short easy to comprehend chapters aimed at teaching English children. (Summary by Guero) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
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by Charles Morris
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LibriVox recording of Historical Tales, Vol II: American II, by Charles Morris. Read by Kalynda. Volume II of a series containing anecdotes and stories, some well-known, others less so, of particular countries. This second volume supplements the first with additional stories of the discovery, colonization, founding, and early years of the United States of America, describing history for children and young adults in an exciting and novel manner. (Summary by Kalynda) For further information,...
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by Robert Williams Wood
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Librivox recording of How to Tell the Birds from the Flowers by Robert Williams Wood. Read by Andrea L. How do you tell apart a parrot from a carrot? A plover from a clover? A bay from a jay? Although there are several ways of differentiating, R. W. Wood's use of pun and rhyme is one of the most entertaining! (Summary by Andrea L.) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org . For more information on our readers, please visit the catalog page Download...
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Librivox’s Children's Short Works Collection 001: a collection of 10 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. Download M4B (44MB)
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by Kate Douglas Wiggin
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LibriVox recording of Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, by Kate Douglas Wiggin. Rebecca goes to live with her two stern aunts in a village in Maine. Her joy for life ends up inspiring them. (summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B audio book (112mb)
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by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 21 recordings of The Shadow By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 27, 2020.  Read in English by annie70; AKeats; Algy Pug; AmieT22; Bruce Kachuk; Claudia Salto; ChadH94; Carol R; Dan Gurzynski; David Lawrence; Denise Ray; Eduardo Lactaoen; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; Katie Bond; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Mayah; Phil Schempf and spatel2. This poem is taken from The Complete Poetical Works of Henry...
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by Katharine Pyle
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LibriVox recording of Tales of Folk and Fairies, by Katharine Pyle. Read by William Tomcho. In "Tales of Folk and Fairies" Ms. Pyle tells 15 different children's stories from around the world; each more delightful than the last. Each story stands completely on it's own and although they were probably meant for children, adults will certainly enjoy them as well. (Summary by wtomcho) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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by R. Talbot Kelly
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Librivox recording of Peeps at Many Lands: Egypt by R. Talbot Kelly. Read by Sibella Denton. A short travelogue of Egypt, this book was written as part of an early 20th century series of travelogues on exotic destinations. (Summary by Sibella Denton) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader,...
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by Beatrice Bradshaw Brown
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 9 recordings of Paris Pair, Their Day's Doings by Beatrice Bradshaw Brown This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for  January 27, 2019. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Dean Rogers; Foon; Graham Scott; Josh Kibbey; Larry Wilson; Maria de Fátima da Silva; Phil Schempf and Tomas Peter. A poetic summary of a day in the life of two children in Paris. (D Lawrence) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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by Susan Coolidge
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LibriVox recording of What Katy Did, by Susan Coolidge. What Katy Did is a children's book written by Susan Coolidge, the pen name of Sarah Chauncey Woolsey. It follows the adventures of Katy Carr and her family, growing up in America in the 1860s. Katy is a tall untidy tomboy, forever getting into scrapes but wishing to be beautiful and beloved. When a terrible accident makes her an invalid, her illness and recovery gradually teach her to be as good and kind as she has always wanted. (Summary...
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by Thornton W. Burgess
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LibriVox recording of Bowser the Hound, by Thornton W. Burgess. Read by Laurie Anne Walden. Old Man Coyote craftily leads Bowser the hound away from home, and Bowser gets lost. Will Bowser find his way back to Farmer Brown's? Will Reddy Fox finally catch himself a chicken, now that Bowser is no longer guarding the henhouse? This is one of many delightful books by the naturalist Thornton W. Burgess, who wrote children's stories featuring the animals of the Green Forest and the Green Meadows....
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by Wilhelm Busch
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LibriVox recording of Max und Moritz, by Wilhelm Busch. Read in the original German by Roman Buettner. Max und Moritz - Eine Bubengeschichte in sieben Streichen (Erstveröffentlichung 4. April 1865) ist das wohl bekannteste Werk von Wilhelm Busch. Das Werk wird oft als Vorläufer der modernen Comics bezeichnet da die zahlreichen, von Busch selbst gezeichneten Bilder, in so enger Beziehung zu dem Text stehen. In Paarreimen erzählt die Geschichte von den bösartigen Streichen der zwei Buben Max...
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by Thornton W. Burgess
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Jerry Muskrat, by Thornton W. Burgess. Join us as we follow Jerry Muskrat and his friends on an adventure to discover what is threatening their homeland; The Laughing Brook and The Smiling Pool. (Summary by Linette Geisel) Cast: Narration: Marty Kris Jerry Muskrat: Phil Chenevert Peter Rabbit: Lucy Perry Billy Mink: ChyAnne Donnell Mother Muskrat: Linette Geisel Bobby Coon: Amy Gramour Mr. Coon: Glenn Previtera Grandfather Frog: ToddHW Little Joe Otter:...
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