The Blue Jar Story Book

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(3.5 stars; 4 reviews)

This is a collection of 6 delightful stories about children by some of the best authors of the period: Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb, Maria Edgeworth and Alicia Catherine Mant. These stories are well written and although they feature children and their escapades, clearly can be enjoyed by adults as well if not more. - Summary by Phil Chenevert (2 hr 22 min)


The Blue Jar by Maria Edgeworth 14:46 Read by Kyle Stadelhofer
The Basket-Woman by Maria Edgeworth 31:03 Read by Pam Castille
The Sea Voyage by Charles Lamb 14:05 Read by Pam Castille
The Changeling by Mary Lamb 27:24 Read by Pam Castille
The Inquisitive Girl by anonymous 12:33 Read by Jennifer Dorr
The Little Blue Bag, part 1 by Alicia Catherine Mant 19:30 Read by KHand
The Little Blue Bag, part 2 by Alicia Catherine Mant 22:45 Read by KHand


Good but...

(3 stars)

Read well, nice story but a bit patronising towards girls and women. Still it is a product of its time. Reads very like a fable.