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Post by philchenevert » September 7th, 2020, 11:09 am

Soap Bubble Stories by Fanny Barry ( - 0).

Have you ever watched soap bubbles drifting up on the air, sparkling and lovely? Well these lovely stories for children are of many lengths and varied styles but all beautifully crafted, just like the soap bubbles we blow and enjoy watching our children blow. Unlike soap bubbles however, they can be enjoyed over and over again by children of all ages and especially by you, the reader. The style is indeed a bit old, but fairy tales should be kind of timeless, shouldn't they?
"All the afternoon the children, pipe in hand, with soap suds before them, had been blowing airy bubbles that caught the gleams of a hundred flying rainbows—but now in the fading daylight, the pipes were put aside, and they threw themselves down on the fur rug, and looked with thoughtful eyes into the caverns of the fire.

"What can we do now?" they cried, "Won't you make us some bubbles?"

And someone sitting in the shadow, who had watched and admired their handiwork; whipped up some white froth in a fairy basin, and taking a pipe, she blew them some bubbles.

Not so beautiful as the children's own, with their pure reflections of the light and sunshine—but the best she could fashion with the materials she had at hand; for the only soap she could find was Imagination, and her pipe was a humble black pen." ( phil chenevert and the author)
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Post by philchenevert » September 7th, 2020, 11:10 am

It will take me awhile to set this up but it's going to be a fantastic book to record when I finally get it organized Image.
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Post by cadastra » September 7th, 2020, 1:02 pm

This looks adorable! May I DPL?

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Post by OooThatsNifty » September 7th, 2020, 1:14 pm

Might I claim Section 10 - The Alpen-Echo?
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Post by philchenevert » September 7th, 2020, 3:20 pm

cadastra wrote:
September 7th, 2020, 1:02 pm
This looks adorable! May I DPL?
Of course. Thank you :thumbs:
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Post by philchenevert » September 7th, 2020, 3:21 pm

OooThatsNifty wrote:
September 7th, 2020, 1:14 pm
Might I claim Section 10 - The Alpen-Echo?
Yep. All yours. Image
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Post by OooThatsNifty » September 7th, 2020, 6:25 pm

philchenevert wrote:
September 7th, 2020, 3:21 pm
Yep. All yours. Image
Thanks Phil! Here you go:

https://librivox.org/uploads/philchenevert/soapbubblestories_10_barry_128kb.mp3
Time: 5:15

Thanks again! :D
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Post by philchenevert » September 7th, 2020, 6:54 pm

OooThatsNifty wrote:
September 7th, 2020, 6:25 pm
philchenevert wrote:
September 7th, 2020, 3:21 pm
Yep. All yours. Image
Thanks Phil! Here you go:

https://librivox.org/uploads/philchenevert/soapbubblestories_10_barry_128kb.mp3
Time: 5:15
Thanks again! :D
You are very welcome. Cindi, our bouncy bee Image will buzz this into the magic window for proof listening.
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Post by Lmnei » September 7th, 2020, 9:47 pm

Hi Phil!

Can I please have 3, 6, 12 and 14 please?

Many thanks!

Lynda

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Post by philchenevert » September 7th, 2020, 9:57 pm

Lmnei wrote:
September 7th, 2020, 9:47 pm
Hi Phil!

Can I please have 3, 6, 12 and 14 please?

Many thanks!

Lynda
Absolutely!!! all yours. Tell us some nifty stories Lynda!
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Post by Owlivia » September 7th, 2020, 11:03 pm

Oh! May I claim Section 1: the Troll in the Church Fountain?

Owlivia/Deborah

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Post by philchenevert » September 8th, 2020, 2:57 am

Owlivia wrote:
September 7th, 2020, 11:03 pm
Oh! May I claim Section 1: the Troll in the Church Fountain?

Owlivia/Deborah
Sure. This story has 'chapters', just say "chapter 2" and go on reading. Another nifty story.
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Post by Nedge » September 8th, 2020, 5:39 am

Is the penguin on furlough?!?
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Post by sperego » September 8th, 2020, 6:07 am

May I claim section 9 ? It's my first recording. SimonaP it's ok for my name. Thanks!

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Post by philchenevert » September 8th, 2020, 7:08 am

Nedge wrote:
September 8th, 2020, 5:39 am
Is the penguin on furlough?!?
Ignatius is indeed on furlough. But not for being sick. He has a date with Petunia, our LV penguin in Antarctica and is out gathering rocks to impress her. He will be back soon.
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