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The Jungle Book

Read by Meredith Hughes


Rudyard Kipling


This classic children's book by Rudyard Kipling tells the story of Mowgli, a young boy raised by wolves: his escapades and adventures with h…

Endymion--Orion--Aurora and Tithonus--Acis and Galatea

In Bulfinch’s Mythology: The Age of Fable

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Thomas Bulfinch


Bulfinch’s Mythology, first published in 1855, is one of the most popular collections of mythology of all time. It consists of three volumes…

The Knife and the Naked Chalk

In Rewards and Fairies

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Rudyard Kipling


Joseph Rudyard Kipling (December 30, 1865 – January 18, 1936) was an English author and poet, born in India, and best known today for his ch…

The Open Road

In The Wind in the Willows

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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 South Pole

In Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

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Jules Verne


Captain Nemo, The Nautilus, and the mysterious depths of the ocean. Unforgettable. Come join an adventure that will roam among coral and pea…

Chapter 01

In At the Back of the North Wind

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George MacDonald


Diamond the little boy sleeps in the hayloft above the stall of Diamond the horse. The loft is snug but drafty, and after plugging a hole in…

Peter Breaks Through

In Peter Pan

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J. M. Barrie


Peter Pan is the well-loved story of three children and their adventures in Neverland with the boy who refuses to grow up. Swashbuckling, fa…

A MOUSETRAP IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

In The Three Musketeers

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Alexandre Dumas


The Three Musketeers (Les Trois Mousquetaires) is a novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It recounts the adventures of a young man named d…

Chapter 34 – An Old War Horse

In Black Beauty (The Autobiography of a Horse)

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Anna Sewell


Black Beauty is Anna Sewell’s first and only novel. The story is told in the “first person” (or first horse) as an autobiographical memoir o…

Chapter 6c beginning with The Two-leaved Pine

In The Yosemite

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John Muir


John Muir's adventure guide for the Yosemite Valley.

24. Euclidean and non-Euclidean Continuum25. Gaussian Co-ordinates26. The Space…

In Relativity: The Special and General Theory

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Albert Einstein


This is an introduction to Einstein’s space-bending, time-stretching theory of Relativity, written by the master himself. Special and Genera…