James Whitcomb Riley

In the Nursery of My Bookhouse


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Full of delightful nursery rhymes, charming poems and engaging stories, folk and fairy tales, this is the first volume of the "My Bookh…

Christmas Short Works Collection 2007


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LibriVox’s 2007 Christmas Short Works Collection containing public domain short stories, essays, poems, and scripture passages recorded by a…

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 06


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The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the sixth volume, 55 short stories and poems have been gathered from 42 authors…

Poems and Prose for the Departed Vol. 01


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This is a collection of short poems and readings, both religious and secular, on death and bereavement. (Summary by Ruth Golding)

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 01


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The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the first volume, 53 short stories and poems have been gathered from 44 authors…

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 04


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The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the fourth volume, 40 short stories and poems have been gathered from 33 author…

The World's Best Poetry, Volume 5: Nature (Part 1)


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The fifth of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection, the first of two parts, inclu…

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 08


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The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the eighth volume, 40 short stories and poems have been gathered from 35 author…

Grandma Janice's Poems and Stories


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The poems and stories in this collection were selected with the reader’s grandchildren in mind. “The Raggedy Man” and “Little Orphant Annie,…

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 03


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The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the third volume, 45 short stories and poems have been gathered from 33 authors…

Coffee Break Collection 009 - Autumn


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This is the ninth collection of our "coffee break" series, involving public domain works that are between 3 and 15 minutes in leng…

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 02


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The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the second volume, 44 short stories and poems have been gathered from 31 author…

Short Poetry Collection 095


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the months of February and March 2011.

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 05


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The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the fifth volume, 43 short stories and poems have been gathered from 32 authors…

Selected Riley Child-Rhymes


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Riley was an American writer known as the "Hoosier poet", and made a start writing newspaper verse in Hoosier dialect for the Indi…

The World's Best Poetry, Volume 2: Love (Part 2)


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The second of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection, the second of two parts, inc…

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 10


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The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the tenth volume, 62 short stories and poems have been gathered from 42 authors…

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 09


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The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the ninth volume, 37 short stories and poems have been gathered from 31 authors…

The World's Best Poetry, Volume 1: Home and Friendship (Part 1)


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The first of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection, the first of two parts, inclu…

The World's Best Poetry, Volume 5: Nature (Part 2)


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The fifth of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection, the second of two parts, incl…

Nye and Riley's Wit and Humor


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"What this country needs, aside from a new Indian policy and a style of poison for children which will be liable to kill rats if they e…

Short Poetry Collection 125


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This is a collection of 29 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for October 2013.

The Coo-ee Reciter


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Recitation was a vital part of the curriculum in education in the Victorian and Edwardian eras. It not only enabled students to gain practic…

Short Poetry Collection 009


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 009: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 074


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This is a collection of poems for the month of December 2008.

There Was a Cherry-Tree


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 18 recordings of There Was a Cherry-Tree by James Whitcomb Riley. This was the Weekly Poetry project for May 1…

Short Poetry Collection 189


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This is a collection of 41 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for February 2019.

The Dead Joke and The Funny Man


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James Whitcomb Riley was an American writer, poet, and best-selling author. During his lifetime he was known as the "Hoosier Poet"…

A Scrawl


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James Whitcomb Riley was an American writer, poet, and best selling author, born in the town of Greenfield, Indiana. During his lifetime he …

Short Poetry Collection 197


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This is a collection of 46 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for October 2019. With a number of spooky ones for Halloween!

Short Poetry Collection 190


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This is a collection of 50 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for March 2019.

Short Poetry Collection 157


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This is a collection of 23 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for June 2016.

In The Dark


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James Whitcomb Riley was an American writer, poet, and best-selling author. During his lifetime he was known as the "Hoosier Poet"…

Short Poetry Collection 092


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This is a collection of poems recorded by LibriVox volunteers for the month of November 2010.

Short Poetry Collection 198


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This is a collection of 39 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for November 2019.

A Cup of Tea


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James Whitcomb Riley was an American writer, poet, and best-selling author. During his lifetime he was known as the "Hoosier Poet"…

At Broad Ripple


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 9 recordings of At Broad Ripple by James Whitcomb Riley. This was the fortnightly poetry project for September…

God Bless Us Every One


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James Whitcomb Riley was an American writer, poet, and best-selling author. During his lifetime he was known as the "Hoosier Poet"…

Short Poetry Collection 213


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This is a collection of 66 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for February 2021.

A Parting Guest


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 19 recordings of A Parting Guest by James Whitcomb Riley. This was the Weekly Poetry project for May 15, 2011.…

Short Poetry Collection 150


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This is a collection of 24 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for November 2015.

LibriVox 16th Anniversary Collection


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"LibriVox is a hope, an experiment, and a question: can the net harness a bunch of volunteers to bring books in the public domain to li…

Short Poetry Collection 203


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This is a collection of 63 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for April 2020.

Short Poetry Collection 216


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This is a collection of 45 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for May 2021.

Wind Of The Sea


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of Wind Of The Sea by James Whitcomb Riley. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 31, …

The Ripest Peach


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 20 recordings of The Ripest Peach by James Whitcomb Riley.This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 12, 2020…

Pansies


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 18 recordings of Pansies by James Whitcomb Riley. This was the Weekly Poetry project for May 3, 2020. ------ …

Her Hair


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of Her Hair by James Whitcomb Riley. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 10, 2021. …

That Night


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 20 recordings of That Night by James Whitcomb Riley. This was the Weekly Poetry project for April 19, 2020. …

In A Box


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James Whitcomb Riley was an American writer, poet, and best-selling author. His poems tended to be humorous or sentimental, and of the appro…

If I knew What Poets Know


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 23 recordings of If I knew What Poets Know by James Whitcomb Riley. This was the Weekly Poetry project for Jul…

Job Work


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of Job Work by James Whitcomb Riley. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 13, 2019. …

A Wraith of Summertime


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 22 recordings of A Wraith of Summertime by James Whitcomb Riley. This was the Weekly Poetry project for Octob…

A Discouraging Model


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 10 recordings of A Discouraging Model by James Whitcomb Riley. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January …

Short Poetry Collection 226


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This is a collection of 50 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for March 2022.

A Spring Song And A Later


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of A Spring Song And A Later by James Whitcomb Riley. This was the Weekly Poetry project for Ma…