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Post Posted:: February 12th, 2017, 8:39 pm 

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Happy Jack by Thornton W. Burgess (1874 - 1965).

All audio files can be found on our catalog page: http://librivox.org/happy-jack-by-thornton-w-burgess-2/


Quote:
Who would have thought dropping a nut would cause so much trouble? No sooner does Happy Jack the Gray Squirrel go scampering down the tree than he finds himself in trouble with Chatterer, the Red Squirrel -- and then running for dear life -- away from Shadow the Weasel!
Thornton Burgess's entertaining tales of wild nature have entertained children and adults alike for nearly a century. ( Jude Somers)



  • Text source (only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/13355
  • Type of proof-listening required (Note: please read the PL FAQ): standard



    IMPORTANT - soloist, please note: in order to limit the amount of languishing projects (and hence the amount of files on our hard-pressed server), we ask that you post an update at least once a month in your project thread, even if you haven't managed to record anything. If we don't hear from you for three months, your project may be opened up to a group project if a Book Coordinator is found. Files you have completed will be used in this project. If you haven't recorded anything yet, your project will be removed from the forum (contact any admin to see if it can be re-instated).
    Please don't download or listen to files belonging to projects in process (unless you are the BC or PL). Our servers are not set up to handle the greater volume of traffic. Please wait until the project has been completed. Thanks!



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  • Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (Thornton W. Burgess) : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thornton_Burgess

  • Link to title on Wikipedia (if available): n/a
  • Number of sections (files) this project will have: 11
  • Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: No
  • Original publication date (if known): 1918
  • If you are a new volunteer, how would you like your name (or pseudonym) credited in the catalog? Jude Somers Do you have a URL you would like associated with your name?:
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Genres for the project: Children's Fiction/Animals & Nature

Keywords that describe the book:

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[*]The reader will record the following at the beginning and end of each file:
No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
START of recording (Intro):
  • "Section [number] of Happy Jack. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
  • If you wish, say:
    "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
  • Say:
    "Happy Jack, by Thornton W. Burgess. [Chapter]"


For the second and all subsequent sections, you may optionally use the shortened form of this intro disclaimer:
  • "Section [number] of Happy Jack by Thornton W. Burgess. This LibriVox recording is in the Public Domain."
  • If you wish, say:
    "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
  • Only if applicable, say:
    "[Chapter title]"

END of recording:
  • At the end of the section, say:
    "End of [Chapter]"
  • If you wish, say:
    "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
  • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
    "End of Happy Jack, by Thornton W. Burgess. "

There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes.

[*]Example filename happyjack_##_burgess_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. happyjack_01_burgess_128kb.mp3)

[*]Example ID3 V2 tags
Artist: Thornton W. Burgess
Title: ## - [Section title]
Album: Happy Jack


[b]Transfer of files (completed recordings)

Please always post in this forum thread when you've sent a file. Also, post the length of the recording (file duration: mm:ss) together with the link.
  • Upload your file with the LibriVox Uploader:https://librivox.org/login/uploader
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    (If you have trouble reading the image above, please message an admin)
  • You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: lt - Lynnet
  • When your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread.
  • If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our How To Send Your Recording wiki page.


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Post Posted:: February 12th, 2017, 9:34 pm 
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I can set this up for you. Back in a few minutes with the MW.

Edit: All set. Do you have a DPL arranged?

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Post Posted:: February 20th, 2017, 3:10 pm 

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Lynnet wrote:
I can set this up for you. Back in a few minutes with the MW.

Edit: All set. Do you have a DPL arranged?


I'm sorry - for some reason I didn't get the notification that you'll be the project manager. Yippee! No, I don't have a DPL arranged. The last DPL lost her headphones and sprt of dissappeared :| Is there a place to post up invitations to DPL?

yay - so happy you're on again
Jude

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Post Posted:: February 20th, 2017, 3:15 pm 
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I've added a tilde to the title to advertise the fact you need a DPL. We'll wait here for a few days to see if we attract one. I don't think you need to post in Listeners Wanted until you have a few chapters recorded.

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Post Posted:: February 21st, 2017, 9:22 am 
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Would enjoy being dpl.
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Post Posted:: March 1st, 2017, 8:15 pm 

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And we're off! I've just posted Section 1 (length 11:35)

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/happyjack_01_burgess_128kb.mp3

cheers
Jude

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Post Posted:: March 1st, 2017, 9:05 pm 
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1 PL OK.

I'll update the MW once Lynn adds me to the project.


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Post Posted:: March 1st, 2017, 10:03 pm 

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craigdav1 wrote:
1 PL OK.

I'll update the MW once Lynn adds me to the project.

Wow, you're fast! Thanks - I'm off on a short trip so won't be posting for a couple of weeks.

Jude

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Post Posted:: March 2nd, 2017, 5:53 am 
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Oops, sorry, Dave I thought I had done (I probably forgot to hit "save" :roll: )
I'm out of town but will see to it when I get home tonight or tomorrow - feel free to nag me if I forget.

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Post Posted:: April 4th, 2017, 8:06 am 

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Section 2 (11:53) is now up and ready for PL

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/happyjack_02_burgess_128kb.mp3

Nice to be back and reading.

Jude

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Post Posted:: April 4th, 2017, 8:49 am 
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2 PL OK!


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Post Posted:: April 9th, 2017, 7:07 pm 

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Here's Section 3 (length 11:05) ready to PL

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/happyjack_03_burgess_128kb.mp3

Happy Jack is cruisin' for a bruisin'!

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Post Posted:: April 9th, 2017, 8:29 pm 
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3 PL OK!


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Post Posted:: April 24th, 2017, 10:15 am 

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Section 4 (length 11:49) is ready to PL.

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/happyjack_04_burgess_128kb.mp3

cheers
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Post Posted:: April 24th, 2017, 12:52 pm 
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4 PL OK.


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