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Up One Pair of Stairs of My Bookhouse

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Full of delightful fairy tales, charming poems and engaging stories, this is the second volume of the "My Bookhouse" series for little ones. Originally published in the 1920's as a six volume set, these books, edited by Olive Beaupre Miller, contained the best in children's literature, stories, poems and nursery rhymes. They progressed in difficulty through the different volumes. (Summary by Maria Therese) (9 hr 44 min)

Chapters

The Wonderful World

1:00

Read by Emily Jones

The Cap that Mother Made: A Swedish Tale

7:17

Read by Margaret M. Rodeheaver

Dame Wiggins of Lee and Her Seven Wonderful Cats

2:34

Read by Verity Kendall

How the Finch Got Her Colors: A Flemish Legend

2:35

Read by Julia Niedermaier

The Goldfinch

0:59

Read by Julia Niedermaier

The Owl

1:18

Read by Snapdragon

The Owl's Answer to Tommy

10:56

Read by Verity Kendall

An Explanation of the Grasshopper

0:46

Read by Verity Kendall

Snow-White and Rose-Red

14:20

Read by Michele Eaton

The Story of a Caterpillar

7:52

Read by hollya

The Brooklet's Story

8:22

Read by hollya

The Brook Song

1:30

Read by Snapdragon

The Brownies in the Toy Shop

4:22

Read by Snapdragon

The Song Sparrow

1:34

Read by Snapdragon

The Tongue-Cut Sparrow

5:31

Read by Julia Niedermaier

Little Maid of Far Japan

1:10

Read by Julia Niedermaier

The Foolish, Timid, Little Hare: An East Indian Fable

5:56

Read by hollya

The Coming of the King

4:05

Read by Margaret M. Rodeheaver

He Prayeth Best

0:47

Read by Grace

Nurse's Song

1:21

Read by Eden Rea-Hedrick

The Honest Woodman

5:15

Read by ianwillis

The Battle of the Firefly and the Apes: A Filipino Tale

5:48

Read by Margaret M. Rodeheaver

Twinkling Bugs

1:04

Read by Donna Winters

A Child in a Mexican Garden

1:29

Read by Ratandeep Singh

Barry, A Dog of the Alps

3:15

Read by Pamela Krantz

Who Can Crack Nuts?

0:57

Read by Epistomolus

The Nutcracker and Sugar Dolly Stories

24:44

Read by kandice stehlik

Ducks' Ditty

1:19

Read by CaprishaPage

The Right Time to Laugh: An Australian Tale

6:22

Read by Peter Jones

Legend of the Water: An Ojibway Tale

5:21

Read by Javinne J. McCoy

Indian Children

1:04

Read by Verity Kendall

Down on the Shore

1:16

Read by Verity Kendall

Clytie

6:28

Read by Pamela Krantz

How the Brazilian Beetles Got Their Gorgeous Coats

7:44

Read by Suebee

Little Goody Two-Shoes

6:51

Read by Michele Eaton

The Little Busy Bee

1:16

Read by Sandra Luna

The Story of Li'l' Hannibal

7:59

Read by Margaret M. Rodeheaver

A Story About the Little Rabbits

4:42

Read by kandice stehlik

Child's Play

2:33

Read by A Quiet Girl

Jamie Watt and His Grandmother's Tea Kettle

5:45

Read by hollya

The Bird of Paradise: A Tale of Papua (New Guinea)

8:09

Read by Demosthenes

Doll I' the Grass: A Norse Folk Tale

5:41

Read by Kristel Tretter

Friends

1:17

Read by Michele Eaton

Cinderella

14:49

Read by CaprishaPage

Judging by Appearances

1:15

Read by Epistomolus

The Twelve Dancing Princesses

8:14

Read by Verity Kendall

Peeny Pen Pone

2:57

Read by Ratandeep Singh

The Boy Hero of Harlem: A Legend of Holland

3:23

Read by Tk

The Fisherman and His Wife

13:22

Read by Peter Jones

The Sandy Road: A Jataka Tale

5:00

Read by Snapdragon

Rain in Summer

1:24

Read by CaprishaPage

The Story of Christopher Columber

17:20

Read by Pamela Krantz

In Columbus' Time

0:51

Read by Pamela Krantz

Farewell to the Farm

1:22

Read by Eden Rea-Hedrick

Christening the Baby in Russia

13:55

Read by Grace

The Birches

0:45

Read by Grace

The Little Snow Maiden: A Russian Folk Tale

9:51

Read by mlcui

Boots and His Brothers

10:51

Read by mlcui

A Roumanian Folk Song

0:48

Read by Grace

The Selfish Giant

6:29

Read by Eden Rea-Hedrick

Elsa and the Ten Elves: A Swedish Fairy Tale

5:56

Read by Michele Eaton

A Psalm of David

1:49

Read by CaprishaPage

The Feast of Tabernacles (The First Thanksgiving Festival)

3:14

Read by Grace

We Thank Thee

1:01

Read by Grace

Marjorie's Almanac

2:03

Read by Grace

The Story of Tom Thumb: An English Folk Tale

12:36

Read by Kristel Tretter

The Girl Who Used Her Wits: A Chinese Folk Tale

8:02

Read by Demosthenes

Heidi in the Alpine Pasture

19:27

Read by kandice stehlik

Betsy Ross and the First American Flag

7:18

Read by kandice stehlik

The Babe of Bethlehem

4:06

Read by Kristel Tretter

A Child's Thought of God

1:37

Read by Kristel Tretter

Piccola

7:59

Read by Kristel Tretter

Hassan, the Arab, and His Horse

7:58

Read by mlcui

The Arab to His Horse

1:32

Read by Donna Winters

Blunder

13:05

Read by Muffy Rosiji

Toads and Diamonds

7:35

Read by Kristel Tretter

The Barber's

1:12

Read by Donna Winters

Dick Whittington and His Cat

16:41

Read by Peter Jones

The Pony Engine and the Pacific Express

14:53

Read by Peter Jones

Old Johnny Appleseed

6:41

Read by Verity Kendall

The Planting of the Apple Tree

1:37

Read by Snapdragon

The Fairy Who Judged Her Neighbors

15:11

Read by Deon Gines

Ariel's Song

0:46

Read by Grace

Song of the Leprechaun or Fairy Shoemaker

1:16

Read by Julia Niedermaier

Jack and the Beanstalk

22:10

Read by mlcui

The Circus Parade

1:50

Read by Snapdragon

Ikwa and Annowee

8:56

Read by kandice stehlik

Bikku Matti

22:20

Read by Muffy Rosiji

Master of All Masters

2:21

Read by Eden Rea-Hedrick

The Moon's the North Wind's Cooky

1:00

Read by Snapdragon

The Owl and the Pussy Cat

1:49

Read by Snapdragon

Thumbelisa

22:53

Read by Ann Boulais

Hiawatha's Childhood

3:52

Read by Snapdragon

Beyond the Toll-Gate

17:56

Read by Lynne T

The Peddler's Caravan

1:16

Read by Donna Winters

To a Butterfly

1:19

Read by Demosthenes