A Little Book of Profitable Tales

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(5 stars; 2 reviews)

An anthology of charming short stories, written by the poet for his only daughter Mary. The style is simple and conversational, sometimes dealing with the difficult subjects confronting children of the day, including poverty, discrimination and death, in a gentle, unfrightening manner. (4 hr 54 min)


Introduction 2:08 Read by Kangaroo
The First Christmas Tree 11:53 Read by Larry Wilson
The Symbol and the Saint 18:09 Read by Diana Schmidt
The Coming of the Prince 19:22 Read by Lynne T
The Mouse and the Moonbeam 36:04 Read by thestorygirl
The Divell's Chrystmass 9:45 Read by DebK
The Mountain and the Sea 7:50 Read by Larry Wilson
The Robin and the Violet 10:49 Read by thestorygirl
The Oak-Tree and the Ivy 7:04 Read by DebK
Margaret: a Pearl 21:18 Read by Lynne T
The Springtime 9:30 Read by markman
Rodolph and his King 7:58 Read by Hri
The Hampshire Hills 11:07 Read by Jennifer Fournier
Ezra's Thanksgivin' Out West 19:58 Read by Tom Penn
Ludwig and Eloise 9:02 Read by Deon Gines
Fido's Little Friend 20:43 Read by Kate Follis
The Old Man 7:59 Read by Tom Penn
Bill, the Lokil Editor 10:00 Read by Deon Gines
The Little Yaller baby 11:22 Read by Deon Gines
The Cyclopeedy 12:23 Read by Tom Penn
Dock Stebbins 11:26 Read by Phil Schempf
The Fairies of Pesth 19:04 Read by Diana Schmidt