Christmas Short Works Collection 2012


The worldwide LibriVox community brings you 26 Dutch, English, French, German and Japanese recordings of short stories, poems, non-fiction articles and even a short play - all with a Christmas theme.

Cast of What Makes Christmas Christmas:
Narrator: Pamela Krantz
Christmas Gifts: Charlotte Duckett
Money: Ruth Golding
Christmas Tree: Amanda Friday
Christmas Stocking: Snapdragon
Plum Pudding: Rapunzelina
An Old Man: David Olson
A Child: Evie Marie
The King's Son: David Lawrence
A Spirit: Lyn Silva
Audio edited by David Lawrence
Play co-ordinated by Annise

Genre(s): Short Stories

Language: Multilingual

Group: Christmas Short Works

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 Advent Rainer Maria Rilke Etext Elli
00:00:45 de
Play 02 Berliner Weihnacht 1918 Klabund Etext Herman Roskams
00:03:03 de
Play 03 Christmas Sakutarō Hagiwara Etext ekzemplaro
00:00:59 jp
Play 04 The Christmas Bride Charles Nicholas Trivess Etext TriciaG
00:15:18 en
Play 05 A Christmas Pudding Charles Knight Etext Ruth Golding
00:26:28 en
Play 06 Eddi's Service Rudyard Kipling Etext NoelBadrian
00:02:37 en
Play 07 Getting up a Pantomime George Augustus Sala Etext Ruth Golding
00:52:29 en
Play 08 The Gift of the Magi O. Henry Etext Daniel Vimont
00:15:01 en
Play 09 How to Celebrate Christmas Harrison Etext TriciaG
00:07:37 en
Play 10 De Kerstboom H. J. Overbeek Etext Bart de Leeuw
00:03:38 nl
Play 11 Knecht Ruprecht Theodor Storm Etext Elli
00:02:57 de
Play 12 Kurisumasu no Okurimono Yumeji Takehisa Etext ekzemplaro
00:06:53 jp
Play 13 The Little Snowflake Hannah More Kahaus Etext Charlotte Duckett
00:00:53 en
Play 14 Merry Christmas Osamu Dazai Etext ekzemplaro
00:18:01 jp
Play 15 The Night After Christmas Unknown Etext TriciaG
00:02:32 en
Play 16 The Night Before Christmas Clement Clarke Moore Etext Verity Kendall
00:03:10 en
Play 17 Ruth's Christmas Abbie Phillips Walker Etext Ruth Golding
00:10:54 en
Play 18 Saint Joseph Alfred Gurney Etext David Lawrence
00:01:27 en
Play 19 Salut de Noël Georges Rodenbach Etext Herman Roskams
00:02:18 fr
Play 20 Selections from Christmas Carollin' Carolyn Wells Etext Chessie Joy
00:05:53 en
Play 21 Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes William Shakespeare Etext Winston Tharp
00:01:05 en
Play 22 Tombé du Ciel G. Lenotre Etext Fannie
00:27:04 fr
Play 23 What Makes Christmas Christmas Grace Latimer Jones Etext Group 00:28:49 en
Play 24 Wiegengesanglein Johann Klaj Etext Herman Roskams
00:03:23 de
Play 25 Within and Without James Russell Lowell Etext rookieblue
00:02:15 en
Play 26 The Worker In Sandalwood Marjorie L. C. Pickthall Etext NoelBadrian
00:17:53 en