Christmas Every Day and Other Stories Told for Children

William Dean Howells (1837 - 1920)

Five short delightful stories for children, told in the voice of "the papa" to "the girl" and "the boy" William Dean Howells (March 1, 1837 – May 11, 1920) was an American realist author and literary critic. Nicknamed "The Dean of American Letters", he was particularly known for his tenure as editor of the Atlantic Monthly as well as his own prolific writings, including the Christmas story "Christmas Every Day" and the novel The Rise of Silas Lapham. (Reader’s Note for story 3: A pony engine is a small locomotive for switching cars from one track to another.) (Summary by Wikipedia and David Wales)

Genre(s): Culture & Heritage Fiction, Short works

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Christmas Every Day David Wales
Play 02 Turkeys Turning the Tables David Wales
Play 03 The Pony Engine and the Pacific Express David Wales
Play 04 The Pumpkin-Glory David Wales
Play 05 Butterflyflutterby and Flutterbybutterfly David Wales