Christmas Short Works Collection 2012

Read by LibriVox Volunteers

(5 stars; 1 reviews)

The worldwide LibriVox community brings you 26 Dutch, English, French, German and Japanese recordings of short stories, poems, non-fiction articles and even a short play - all with a Christmas theme.

Cast of What Makes Christmas Christmas:
Narrator: Pamela Krantz
Christmas Gifts: Charlotte Duckett
Money: Ruth Golding
Christmas Tree: Amanda Friday
Christmas Stocking: Snapdragon
Plum Pudding: Rapunzelina
An Old Man: David Olson
A Child: Evie Marie
The King's Son: David Lawrence
A Spirit: Lyn Silva
Audio edited by David Lawrence
Play co-ordinated by Annise (4 hr 23 min)


Advent 0:45 Read by Elli
Berliner Weihnacht 1918 3:03 Read by Herman Roskams
Christmas 0:59 Read by ekzemplaro
The Christmas Bride 15:18 Read by TriciaG
A Christmas Pudding 26:28 Read by Ruth Golding
Eddi's Service 2:37 Read by NoelBadrian
Getting up a Pantomime 52:29 Read by Ruth Golding
The Gift of the Magi 15:01 Read by Daniel Vimont
How to Celebrate Christmas 7:37 Read by TriciaG
De Kerstboom 3:38 Read by Bart de Leeuw
Knecht Ruprecht 2:57 Read by Elli
Kurisumasu no Okurimono 6:53 Read by ekzemplaro
The Little Snowflake 0:53 Read by Charlotte Duckett
Merry Christmas 18:01 Read by ekzemplaro
The Night After Christmas 2:32 Read by TriciaG
The Night Before Christmas 3:10 Read by Verity Kendall
Ruth's Christmas 10:54 Read by Ruth Golding
Saint Joseph 1:27 Read by David Lawrence
Salut de Noël 2:18 Read by Herman Roskams
Selections from Christmas Carollin' 5:53 Read by Chessie Joy
Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes 1:05 Read by Winston Tharp
Tombé du Ciel 27:04 Read by Fannie
What Makes Christmas Christmas 28:49 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Wiegengesanglein 3:23 Read by Herman Roskams
Within and Without 2:15 Read by rookieblue
The Worker In Sandalwood 17:53 Read by NoelBadrian


Charming holiday mix

(5 stars)

I enjoyed this varied mix of holidays stories from different countries very much, read in several languages by thoughtful, able readers. The stories are short, well paced and engaging. Very nice selection.