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Childhood's Favorites and Fairy Stories

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Since this series of books is intended for all young people from one to one hundred, it opens with about eighty of the old MOTHER GOOSE RHYMES. Nothing better was ever invented to tell to little folks who are young enough for lullabies. Their rhythm, their humor, and thei pith will always cause us to prize them as the Babies' Classics. Editors: Hamilton Wright Mabie, Edward Everett Hale, William Byron Forbush.(Gutenberg Text) (19 hr 56 min)

Chapters

General Introduction and Introduction

11:31

Read by Cori Samuel

Nursery Rhymes

39:38

Read by Ruth Golding

The Three Bears

9:26

Read by Ruth Golding

Cinderella

10:01

Read by Christine Blachford

The Three Brothers

3:12

Read by Christine Blachford

The Wren and the Bear

4:45

Read by Christine Blachford

Chicken-Licken

3:40

Read by Christine Blachford

The Fox and the Cat

2:25

Read by Clarica

The Rats and their Son-in-Law

5:19

Read by Ralph Snelson

The Mouse and the Sausage

2:30

Read by Clarica

Johnny and the Golden Goose

11:39

Read by Ralph Snelson

Titty Mouse and Tatty Mouse

6:57

Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)

Teeny Tiny

3:58

Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)

The Spider and the Flea

4:51

Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)

The Little Shepherd Boy

3:27

Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)

The Three Spinners

7:43

Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)

The Cat and the Mouse in Partnership

6:27

Read by Ralph Snelson

The Sweet Soup

2:13

Read by Clarica

The Straw, the Coal, and the Bean

3:59

Read by Shurtagal

Why the Bear Has a Stumpy Tail

1:55

Read by Clarica

The Three Little Pigs

9:31

Read by Ruth Golding

The Three Children

1:03

Read by Clarica

The Owl and the Pussy-Cat

1:57

Read by ink tree

Kindness to Animals

1:19

Read by T. Wellington

How Doth the Little Busy Bee

1:20

Read by ink tree

Suppose

2:08

Read by Ralph Snelson

Twinkle, Twinkle

1:36

Read by Clarica

Pretty Cow

1:13

Read by T. Wellington

The Three Little Kittens

2:19

Read by Ralph Snelson

The Land of Counterpane

1:22

Read by T. Wellington

There was a Little Girl

1:22

Read by Clarica

The Boy who never Told a Lie

1:22

Read by T. Wellington

Foreign Children

1:17

Read by Varra Unreal

The Unseen Playmate

1:45

Read by Clarica

I saw Three Ships

2:10

Read by Megan Kunkel

A Was an Ant

5:36

Read by Clarica

The Table and the Chair

1:52

Read by Varra Unreal

Precocious Piggy

2:12

Read by Ralph Snelson

A Boy's Song

1:43

Read by T. Wellington

Buttercups and Daisies

1:46

Read by Clarica

The Violet

1:17

Read by T. Wellington

If ever I See

1:19

Read by Clarica

The Little Land

3:17

Read by Ralph Snelson

A Lobster Quadrille

1:45

Read by ink tree

Where Go the Boats

1:09

Read by Ralph Snelson

The Wind and the Moon

2:59

Read by ChrisC

Where are you Going my Pretty Maid

0:54

Read by Megan Kunkel

The Lost Doll

1:23

Read by Rachel Lintern

Foreign Lands

1:19

Read by Rachel Lintern

Bed in Summer

1:05

Read by Rachel Lintern

Try Again

1:19

Read by Rachel Lintern

A Good Play

1:07

Read by Rachel Lintern

Good Night and Good Morning

1:59

Read by Ralph Snelson

The Wind

1:19

Read by Varra Unreal

The Spider and the Fly

3:57

Read by Clarica

Let Dogs Delight to Bark and Bite

1:28

Read by Ralph Snelson

Child's Evening Hymn

1:40

Read by T. Wellington

Hansel and Gretel

16:41

Read by Ralph Snelson

The Fair Catherine and Pif-Paf Poltrie

3:23

Read by Clarica

The Wolf and the Fox

4:20

Read by Shurtagal

Discreet Hans

7:15

Read by Ralph Snelson

Puss in Boots

15:21

Read by Ruth Golding

The Elves and the Shoemaker

4:56

Read by Ruth Golding

Hans in Luck

11:54

Read by Ralph Snelson

Master of All Masters

2:31

Read by Clarica

Belling the Cat

2:45

Read by Shurtagal

Little Red Riding-Hood

8:59

Read by Jennifer Stearns

The Nail

1:45

Read by Christine Blachford

Jack and the Beanstalk

9:00

Read by Christine Blachford

How to Tell a True Princess

2:11

Read by Christine Blachford

The Sleeping Beauty

13:20

Read by Christine Blachford

The Man in the Moon

2:42

Read by Matt Bohnhoff

Sage Counsel

1:33

Read by Ralph Snelson

Limericks

1:56

Read by Matt Bohnhoff

More Limericks

1:23

Read by T. Wellington

The Dead Doll

3:34

Read by Alana Jordan

Little Things

1:15

Read by T. Wellington

The Golden Rule

0:47

Read by Ralph Snelson

Do the Best You Can

0:45

Read by Annise

The Voice of Spring

1:28

Read by Annise

The Lark and the Rook

1:51

Read by David Lawrence

Thanksgiving Day

1:32

Read by Ralph Snelson

The Magpie's Nest

1:15

Read by Annoying Twit

The Fairies of Caldon Low

5:25

Read by AmyAG

The Land of Story Books

1:53

Read by Padraig O'hIceadha

A Visit From St. Nicholas

3:54

Read by ChrisC

Little Orphant Annie

2:56

Read by Ralph Snelson

The Chatterbox

1:38

Read by Ralph Snelson

The Voice of Spring

2:23

Read by Ruth Golding

The History Lesson

1:31

Read by Ralph Snelson

Song of Life

2:14

Read by Carolyn Frances

The Good Time Coming

3:11

Read by Ralph Snelson

Windy Nights

0:57

Read by Varra Unreal

The Wonderful World

1:53

Read by Carolyn Frances

Hark! Hark! The Lark

1:02

Read by ChrisC

Jog On, Jog On

0:51

Read by ChrisC

Sweet Story of Old

1:49

Read by ChrisC

My Shadow

1:43

Read by ChrisC

By Cool Siloam's Shady Rill

1:41

Read by ChrisC

The Wind in a Frolic

3:27

Read by ChrisC

The Graves of a Household

2:14

Read by ChrisC

We Are Seven

3:36

Read by ChrisC

The Better Land

2:08

Read by ChrisC

The Juvenile Orator

1:55

Read by ChrisC

The Fox and the Crow

2:39

Read by Ralph Snelson

The Use of Flowers

2:32

Read by AmyAG

Contented John

2:02

Read by David Lawrence

The Old Man's Comforts, and How He Gained Them

1:59

Read by Ralph Snelson

The Frost

1:52

Read by Alex Buie

The Battle of Blenheim

2:37

Read by Alex Buie

The Chameleon

3:41

Read by Anna Roberts

The Blackberry Girl

3:14

Read by Anna Roberts

Mabel on Midsummer Day

7:31

Read by Anna Roberts

Llewellyn and his Dog

3:25

Read by Anna Roberts

The Snowbird's Song

1:27

Read by Anna Roberts

For A' That and A' That

2:26

Read by ChrisC

The Goose that Laid Golden Eggs

1:11

Read by Matt Bohnhoff

The Boys and the Frogs

0:51

Read by Joe Pilsbury

The Lion and the Mouse

0:02

Read by Joe Pilsbury

The Fox and the Grapes

0:47

Read by Varra Unreal

The Frog and the Ox

1:28

Read by Joe Pilsbury

The Cat, the Monkey, and the Chestnuts

1:29

Read by Joe Pilsbury

The Country Maid and Her Milkpail

1:45

Read by Clarica

The Ass in the Lion's Skin

1:03

Read by Joe Pilsbury

The Tortoise and the Hare

1:26

Read by Clarica

The Vain Jackdaw

1:31

Read by Joe Pilsbury

The Fox Without a Tail

2:24

Read by Joe Pilsbury

The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

1:27

Read by Clarica

The Crow and the Pitcher

1:22

Read by Matt Bohnhoff

The Man, his Son, and his Ass

1:49

Read by Ralph Snelson

The Camel and the Pig

2:11

Read by Clarica

The Man and his Piece of Cloth

1:34

Read by Ralph Snelson

The Sea, the Fox, and the Wolf

1:57

Read by Clarica

The Birds and the Lime

1:25

Read by Ralph Snelson

The Raven and the Cattle

1:19

Read by Ralph Snelson

Tinsel and Lightning

1:21

Read by Clarica

The Ass and the Watchdog

1:55

Read by Ralph Snelson

The Lark and its Young Ones

1:45

Read by Ralph Snelson

The Two Gems

1:12

Read by Clarica

The Hardy Tin Soldier

9:18

Read by suzanne

The Fir Tree

20:50

Read by Ralph Snelson

The Darning-Needle

8:02

Read by Ralph Snelson

Thumbelina

21:21

Read by ink tree

The Tinder-Box

25:51

Read by Padraig O'hIceadha

Boots and his Brothers

12:52

Read by Rhonda Federman

The Husband who was to Mind the House

5:49

Read by ChrisC

Buttercup

9:44

Read by Joana

Seven at One Blow

18:25

Read by Ruth Golding

One Eye, Two Eyes, Three Eyes

17:50

Read by priscilla hewitt

The Musicians of Bremen

9:05

Read by ChrisC

The Fisherman and his Wife

19:38

Read by Kim Jansen

Little Snow-White

19:14

Read by Kim Jansen

The Goose Girl

10:47

Read by Kim Jansen

The Golden Bird

19:36

Read by M.C.Y.

Beauty and the Beast

17:54

Read by ink tree

The White Cat

13:03

Read by Annoying Twit

The Story of Pretty Goldilocks

13:31

Read by M.C.Y.

Toads and Diamonds

5:05

Read by Kenn Nesbitt

The History of Tom-Thumb

18:23

Read by Ralph Snelson

Jack the Giant Killer

27:58

Read by Ralph Snelson

The Three Sillies

8:57

Read by ChrisC

King O'Toole and his Goose

8:15

Read by Johnnycake

The Haughty Princess

7:37

Read by Julie VW

Jack and his Master

15:56

Read by Ralph Snelson

Hudden and Dudden and Donald O'Neary

13:37

Read by Ralph Snelson

Connla of the Golden Hair and the Fairy Maiden

8:48

Read by Annoying Twit

Pinocchio's Adventures in Wonderland

55:54

Read by c12h22o11

The Story of the Man who did not wish to Die

17:38

Read by M.C.Y.

The Accomplished and Lucky Teakettle

4:16

Read by Cori Samuel

The Tongue-cut Sparrow

3:29

Read by Annoying Twit

Battle of the Monkey and the Crab

3:22

Read by Annoying Twit

Momotaro, or Little Peachling

4:11

Read by M.C.Y.

Uraschina Taro and the Turtle

7:55

Read by M.C.Y.

The Son of Seven Queens

21:21

Read by RogerA

Who Killed the Otter's Babies

6:01

Read by Jennifer Stearns

The Alligator and the Jackal

12:30

Read by Rhonda Federman

The Farmer and the Money Lender

6:40

Read by Rhonda Federman

Tit for Tat

3:35

Read by Ralph Snelson

Singh Rajah and the Cunning Little Jackals

5:31

Read by Ralph Snelson

The White Stone Canoe

9:47

Read by Rhonda Federman

The Maiden who Loved a Fish

7:07

Read by priscilla hewitt

The Star Wife

14:09

Read by Annoying Twit

The Story of Caliph Stork

12:45

Read by suzanne

Persevere and Prosper

3:28

Read by Annoying Twit

The Most Frugal of Men

3:47

Read by Ralph Snelson

The Moon-Cake

1:55

Read by Clarica

The Ladle that Fell from the Moon

6:15

Read by c12h22o11

The Young Head of the Family

8:46

Read by Niamh

A Dreadful Boar

5:36

Read by Niamh

King Kojata

13:39

Read by suzanne

The Story of King Frost

5:31

Read by Johnnycake

Tell Us a Tale

1:42

Read by Clarica

Little Red Hen

2:30

Read by Fr. Richard Zeile of Detroit

In Search of a Baby

5:40

Read by Annoying Twit

Jock and I and the Others

3:46

Read by Annoying Twit

Dolly Dimple

4:20

Read by Padraig O'hIceadha

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

8:25

Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)

The Miller, His Son, and Their Ass

3:53

Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)

The Visit to Santa Claus Land

9:07

Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)

The Greedy Brownie

6:32

Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)

The Fairies' Passage

6:12

Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)

The World

1:09

Read by Varra Unreal

White Magic

1:26

Read by manuvox

The Brownies

17:44

Read by AmyAG

The Story of Peter Pan

5:01

Read by Julie VW

Sir Lark and King Sun

4:09

Read by AmyAG

The Imps in the Heavenly Meadow

6:20

Read by Jennifer Stearns

The Birthday Honors of the Fairy Queen

13:28

Read by Joseph Finkberg

Bewertungen

Great, but not practical to listen to with the heading interruptions

(0 Sterne)

I love all these old tales for my children, unfortunately, it's not practical to listen to with it stopping so often to go through the librivox headings. I wish they had a version that read through without all the interruptions. It's not as much of a distraction when chapters are longer, but in this and "Poems Every Child Should Know", it's constant.

Childhood stories

(3 Sterne)

Were read to me and my siblings by our Mothers and of course bring back so many nice memories. Unfortunately some of your readers read in a monotone and need to work on modulation.

terrible

(0,5 Sterne)

Terrible terrible terrible terrible terrible terrible terrible terrible terrible terrible terrible terrible terrible terrible terrible infinitedy and beyond terrible and so on do not like these BORING rhymes