Madam How and Lady Why


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(3.5 stars; 33 reviews)

Did you ever wish you knew how to explain natural phenomena such as earthquakes and volcanoes to your children? Search no more, this book has all the answers (at least all the ones that were known in 1869) and gives them in a pedagogical way. Listed on the Ambleside homeschooling list. (Summary by Nadine) (7 hr 38 min)

Chapters

Preface 10:50 Read by alwpoe
Chapter 1 - The Glen pt 1 20:42 Read by Kara Shallenberg
Chapter 1 - The Glen pt 2 21:31 Read by Kara Shallenberg
Chapter 2 - Earthquakes 34:28 Read by Spinhop
Chapter 3 - Volcanoes 33:48 Read by Esther
Chapter 4 - The Transformations of a Grain of Soil 25:03 Read by Lonelle Yoder
Chapter 5 - The Ice-Plough 27:31 Read by Pentti Hirvonen
Chapter 6 - The True Fairy Tale 30:40 Read by Pentti Hirvonen
Chapter 7 - The Chalk-Carts 32:29 Read by Pentti Hirvonen
Chapter 8 - Madam How's Two Grandsons 26:22 Read by Kalynda
Chapter 9 - The Coral-Reef 39:07 Read by Availle
Chapter 10 - Field and Wild pt 1 26:37 Read by Spinhop
Chapter 10 - Field and Wild pt 2 23:50 Read by Dawn Larsen
Chapter 11 - The World's end 44:30 Read by Spinhop
Chapter 12 - Homeward Bound pt 1 28:17 Read by E.Lee
Chapter 12 - Homeward Bound pt 2 32:55 Read by Sarah Crampton

Reviews

Great for kids


(3 stars)

It is a well-written book, the first I've read on this app. !!!

Very Well Done


(3 stars)

Good book. Interestingly explains science. Thank you Librivox.

not encouraging


(0.5 stars)

Makes humanity look stupid, and grown men idiots

awesomeness


(4.5 stars)

I love this book so much