Thursday, November 27, 2008
Thursday, November 20, 2008
Did you have Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls? Johnny Gruelle created the characters in his books for children. Raggedy Ann came first in 1918 followed by Andy in 1920. This is the 9th chapter from the Raggedy Andy Stories. You can listen to the full book by going here.
Thursday, November 13, 2008
Thursday, November 6, 2008
Oscar Wilde wrote this beloved tail about a ghost and some Americans who buy his home. Only the little girl can break the curse set upon the ghost, but he hasn't been very welcoming. In this chapter they confront one another and the ghost makes his petition. You can find the whole story here.
Monday, November 3, 2008
Our next three podcasts will be of single chapters from larger works. Perhaps they'll tempt you to pick up a book. Stay tuned for
- Chapter Five of The Canterville Ghost,
- Plato's Allegory of the Cave,
- a story concerning Raggedy Andy and a Wooden Horse,
- and The Ugly Duckling.