A Little Book of Profitable Tales

Eugene FIELD (1850 - 1895)

An anthology of charming short stories, written by the poet for his only daughter Mary. The style is simple and conversational, sometimes dealing with the difficult subjects confronting children of the day, including poverty, discrimination and death, in a gentle, unfrightening manner.

Genre(s): Short works

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Introduction Kangaroo
00:02:08
Play 01 The First Christmas Tree Larry Wilson
00:11:53
Play 02 The Symbol and the Saint Diana Schmidt
00:18:09
Play 03 The Coming of the Prince Lynne T
00:19:22
Play 04 The Mouse and the Moonbeam thestorygirl
00:36:04
Play 05 The Divell's Chrystmass DebK
00:09:45
Play 06 The Mountain and the Sea Larry Wilson
00:07:50
Play 07 The Robin and the Violet thestorygirl
00:10:49
Play 08 The Oak-Tree and the Ivy DebK
00:07:04
Play 09 Margaret: a Pearl Lynne T
00:21:18
Play 10 The Springtime markman
00:09:30
Play 11 Rodolph and his King Hri
00:07:58
Play 12 The Hampshire Hills Jennifer Fournier
00:11:07
Play 13 Ezra's Thanksgivin' Out West Tom Penn
00:19:58
Play 14 Ludwig and Eloise deongines
00:09:02
Play 15 Fido's Little Friend Kate Follis
00:20:43
Play 16 The Old Man Tom Penn
00:07:59
Play 17 Bill, the Lokil Editor deongines
00:10:00
Play 18 The Little Yaller baby deongines
00:11:22
Play 19 The Cyclopeedy Tom Penn
00:12:23
Play 20 Dock Stebbins Phil Schempf
00:11:26
Play 21 The Fairies of Pesth Diana Schmidt
00:19:04