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Post Posted:: August 19th, 2016, 11:57 am 
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The Little Colonel's Knight Comes Riding by Annie Fellows Johnston (1863 - 1931).


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Only recently the maid of honor, now it will be the Little Colonel's turn to be the bride, at least that much of it we can give away! But who will it be? A "Knight Comes Riding" in every chapter, but who will finally measure up to the silver yardstick? Will it be one of our old friends, like Little Knight of Kentucky Malcolm MacIntyre, or perhaps Rob Moore, Alex Shelby, Phil Tremont, Jack Ware . . . they are all in the running! Or maybe it will be a new Knight that comes riding! You'll have to read the story to find out!

When she wrote this, Annie Fellows Johnston intended it to be the conclusion of the Little Colonel series. Of course, as it turned out, that would not be quite true. The stories continued, albeit through a somewhat different perspective, in the Mary Ware series. (Temporary borrowed summary - will be replaced before cataloging!)






    1. How to claim a part, and "how it all works" here To find a section to record, simply look at point 5. below at the sections. All the ones without names beside them are "up for grabs." Click "Post reply" at the top left of the screen and tell us which section you would like to read (include the section number from the left-most column in the reader list, please). Read points 6. to 8. below for what to do before, during and after your recording.
    2. New to recording? Please read our Newbie Guide to Recording!
    3. Is there a deadline? We ask that you submit your recorded sections within 1-2 months of placing your claim. Please note that to be fair to the readers who have completed their sections in a timely way, if you haven't submitted your recording(s) after two months, your sections will automatically be re-opened for other readers to claim, unless you post in this thread to request an extension. Extensions will be granted at the discretion of the Book Coordinator. If you cannot do your section, for whatever reason, just let me know and it'll go back to the pool. There's no shame in this; we're all volunteers and things happen.Please do not sign up for more sections than you can complete within the two month deadline.
    4. Where do I find the text? Source text (please only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/39594
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    6. BEFORE recording: Please check the Recording Notes: http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=6427#6430

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      • If you wish, say: "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
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Post Posted:: August 26th, 2016, 7:04 am 

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I will DPL this.

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Post Posted:: August 26th, 2016, 10:47 am 
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That would be great ~ thank you!

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Post Posted:: October 28th, 2016, 11:22 am 

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Hello, claim five and six please?.

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Post Posted:: October 28th, 2016, 4:09 pm 
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2839reader wrote:
Hello, claim five and six please?.


All yours ~ thank you very much!

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Post Posted:: November 2nd, 2016, 1:21 pm 

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A CAMERA HELPS
22:56
https://librivox.org/uploads/m8b1/littlecolonelsknightcomesriding_05_johnston_128kb.mp3

GARDEN FANCIES
21:24
https://librivox.org/uploads/m8b1/littlecolonesknightcomesriding_06_johnston_128kb.mp3

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Post Posted:: November 2nd, 2016, 1:25 pm 
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Thank you very much, Kathleen!

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Post Posted:: November 2nd, 2016, 2:11 pm 

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I'll take the first two chapters. Would like to do more but probably should finish up my other projects first before taking on more. :P

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Post Posted:: November 2nd, 2016, 5:11 pm 
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avocado wrote:
I'll take the first two chapters. Would like to do more but probably should finish up my other projects first before taking on more. :P


Thank you, Avocado ~ that would be lovely! You are wise not to overload yourself. Feel free to claim more when you do feel like you have the space! :-)

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Post Posted:: November 12th, 2016, 11:09 pm 

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Hi! Chapter 1 is ready for PL:

https://librivox.org/uploads/m8b1/littlecolonelsknightcomesriding_01_johnston.mp3 (32:16).

Thanks!

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Post Posted:: November 13th, 2016, 11:48 am 
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Thank you very much!

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Post Posted:: November 13th, 2016, 1:40 pm 

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I will also tentatively take chapters 3 and 4, but I likely won't be able to work on those until mid January. I will provide an update if it looks like I can't take them, but since we have a lot of other chapters unclaimed, thought I might as well.

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Post Posted:: November 13th, 2016, 2:38 pm 
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avocado wrote:
I will also tentatively take chapters 3 and 4, but I likely won't be able to work on those until mid January. I will provide an update if it looks like I can't take them, but since we have a lot of other chapters unclaimed, thought I might as well.


Sounds good! I don't mind the wait since this one isn't exactly moving fast at this point! :-) Thanks for the heads up - it is appreciated!

This is part of a book series that I have been working on in one way or another since I first started here. So almost seven years on, I'm willing to be patient. :mrgreen:

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Post Posted:: November 15th, 2016, 12:35 am 

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Here's chapter two ready for PL.

https://librivox.org/uploads/m8b1/littlecolonelsknightcomesriding_02_johnston.mp3 (23:37)

As an FYI for other recorders, based on the text of the book when the characters are first introduced/spelling of the dialogue for Lloyd, I have been using the following sort of voices for the three girls:

Lloyd - based on how the dialogue was written ("ovah" "motha" etc.) somewhat strong Southern accent (not quite Southern Belle, sort of loud drawl actually).

Gay - a sort of high, girlish voice, "proper" (no accent though)

Kitty - almost always excited. Hint of Valley Girl.

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Post Posted:: November 19th, 2016, 8:26 am 

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May I have 13 please?

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