[COMPLETE]Birdie and his Fairy Friends, by Margaret T. Canby - lt

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Post by msfry » May 22nd, 2022, 3:03 pm

Birdie and his Fairy Friends, by Margaret T. Canby

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This book contains 13 stories for little children, about a little boy named Birdie and his adventures out in nature with the fairies. The stories include "The Frost Fairies", made famous by a very similar short story entitled "The Frost King", penned by deaf/blind Helen Keller when she was a young girl. Helen's story was so similar to Margaret Canby's tale, that Keller was accused of plagerizing. Her teacher Anne Sullivan finally pieced together that a friend had read Margaret’s story to Helen years before, and she had internalized many details without remembering the story having been read to her. This episode helped reveal what Mrs. Canby described as Helen's "wonderfully active and retentive mind", and she was honored for her story to be so well remembered (and made so famous). (Summary by Michele Fry)

Source text (please read only from this text!): https://archive.org/details/birdiehisfairyfr00canb/page/n10/mode/1up

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Genres for the project: Children's Fiction/Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales

Keywords that describe the book: (please keep visible) the frost fairies, the dew fairies, the winter fairies

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"Section # of Birdie and his Fairy Friends. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "Birdie and his Fairy Friends, by Margaret T. Canby. Section Title."
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Last edited by msfry on August 11th, 2022, 4:23 pm, edited 11 times in total.
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Post by Lynnet » May 23rd, 2022, 7:56 am

I can set this up.

And ready to go. Let me know if you need anything else.

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Post by msfry » May 23rd, 2022, 8:01 am

Thanks so much. I added [GROUP] and ~ to the title.
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Post by TrLove » May 24th, 2022, 9:45 am

Is it too early for me to ask if I may read sections 2 & 3? This is such a cute story.
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Post by msfry » May 24th, 2022, 10:32 am

Welcome, Tina. 2 and 3 are yours! :D
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Post by Dawnsvoice » May 24th, 2022, 10:44 am

May i claim, section 10 - Birdie's Birthday party?
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Post by msfry » May 24th, 2022, 11:33 am

Hi Dawn, Section 10 is yours. :D
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Post by jobmckee » May 24th, 2022, 6:04 pm

May I claim section 4, Birdie's Garden?
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Post by msfry » May 24th, 2022, 7:43 pm

Welcome, , jobmckee. I've put you in for 4. :D
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Post by TrLove » May 25th, 2022, 11:46 am

Here is Section 2, length 19:59, and oh so cute.

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/birdieandhisfairyfriends_02_canby_128kb.mp3

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Post by msfry » May 25th, 2022, 12:09 pm

Section 8 is uploaded. The Frost Fairies.

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/birdieandhisfairyfriends_08_canby_128kb.mp3 14:41

Tina, please let me know if you're willing to swap PL duties while waiting for a DPL to show up?
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Post by TrLove » May 25th, 2022, 3:33 pm

I’ll do you one better - I’d be glad to sign on as DPL.

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Post by msfry » May 25th, 2022, 4:48 pm

TrLove wrote:
May 25th, 2022, 3:33 pm
I’ll do you one better - I’d be glad to sign on as DPL.

Tina
Lynne, sign this lady up! :thumbs:
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Post by Lynnet » May 25th, 2022, 4:53 pm

Tina added as DPL; tilde removed.

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Post by TrLove » May 25th, 2022, 5:11 pm

Please correct spelling to TrLove, in red letters on top of page. Thx.

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