Bib Ballads

Ring LARDNER (1885 - 1933)

Ring Lardner is a typical parent when his first child is born, full of wonder and the rest of the usual emotions as he watches his little son grow. He wrote a series of 29 short poems on various facets of parenthood. (Summary by Jack Thro)

Genre(s): Single author

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Foreword Jack Thro
00:01:40
Play 01 Good-by Bill Jack Thro
00:02:19
Play 02 A Visit from Young Gloom Jack Thro
00:02:07
Play 03 An Appreciative Audience Jack Thro
00:01:36
Play 04 Discipline Jack Thro
00:01:44
Play 05 Inexpensive Guests Jack Thro
00:01:17
Play 06 His Sense of Humor Jack Thro
00:01:52
Play 07 Speech Economy Jack Thro
00:01:45
Play 08 Welcome to Spring Jack Thro
00:01:45
Play 09 Taste Jack Thro
00:01:35
Play 10 Riddles Jack Thro
00:01:22
Play 11 Hesitation Jack Thro
00:02:01
Play 12 His Wonderful Choo-choos Jack Thro
00:02:10
Play 13 Cousinly Affection Jack Thro
00:01:37
Play 14 My Baby's Garden Jack Thro
00:02:01
Play 15 Decision Reversed Jack Thro
00:01:28
Play 16 The Grocery Man and the Bear Jack Thro
00:02:11
Play 17 Coming Home Jack Thro
00:01:44
Play 18 His Imagination Jack Thro
00:01:46
Play 19 His Memory Jack Thro
00:01:39
Play 20 Confession Jack Thro
00:01:30
Play 21 His Lady Friend Jack Thro
00:01:22
Play 22 Declaration of Independence Jack Thro
00:01:41
Play 23 The Eternal Greeting Jack Thro
00:02:02
Play 24 Guess Again Jack Thro
00:01:19
Play 25 Nearly a Sinecure Jack Thro
00:01:32
Play 26 The Heckuses Jack Thro
00:02:05
Play 27 His Favorite Role Jack Thro
00:01:36
Play 28 The Paths of Rashness Jack Thro
00:01:57
Play 29 The New Plaything Jack Thro
00:01:23