Fifty Famous Stories Retold

James BALDWIN (1841 - 1925)

Fifty Famous Stories Retold by James Baldwin is a collection of short stories that give a snapshot into the life of a legendary hero or an event in history. Hear how Alexander the Great tamed Bucephalus, the kindness of Doctor Goldsmith, William Tell, George Washington and his hatchet, King Alfred as well as many other interesting tales. (Summary by Laura Caldwell)

Genre(s): Children's Fiction, Historical Fiction, Short Stories

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Concerning These Stories Laura Caldwell
00:03:08
Play 01 King Alfred and the Cakes Laura Caldwell
00:03:35
Play 02 King Alfred and the Beggar Laura Caldwell
00:03:49
Play 03 King Canute on the Seashore Laura Caldwell
00:03:08
Play 04 The Sons of William the Conqueror Laura Caldwell
00:05:24
Play 05 The White Ship Laura Caldwell
00:05:15
Play 06 King John and the Abbot Laura Caldwell
00:07:24
Play 07 A Story of Robin Hood Laura Caldwell
00:05:57
Play 08 Bruce and the Spider Laura Caldwell
00:02:36
Play 09 The Black Douglas Laura Caldwell
00:03:59
Play 10 Three Men of Gotham Laura Caldwell
00:02:22
Play 11 Other Wise Men of Gotham Laura Caldwell
00:05:27
Play 12 The Miller of the Dee Laura Caldwell
00:02:38
Play 13 Sir Philip Sidney Laura Caldwell
00:02:12
Play 14 The Ungrateful Soldier Laura Caldwell
00:02:17
Play 15 Sir Humphrey Gilbert Laura Caldwell
00:01:56
Play 16 Sir Walter Raleigh Laura Caldwell
00:04:38
Play 17 Pocahontas Laura Caldwell
00:02:12
Play 18 George Washington and His Hatchet Laura Caldwell
00:01:50
Play 19 Grace Darling Laura Caldwell
00:03:39
Play 20 The Story of William Tell Laura Caldwell
00:03:03
Play 21 Arnold Winklereid Laura Caldwell
00:03:20
Play 22 The Bell of Atri Laura Caldwell
00:07:41
Play 23 How Napoleon Crossed the Alps Laura Caldwell
00:01:47
Play 24 The Story of Cincinnatus Laura Caldwell
00:05:58
Play 25 The Story of Regulus Laura Caldwell
00:04:06
Play 26 Cornelia's Jewels Laura Caldwell
00:03:34
Play 27 Androclus and the Lion Laura Caldwell
00:04:16
Play 28 Horatius at the Bridge Laura Caldwell
00:04:36
Play 29 Julius Caesar Laura Caldwell
00:02:31
Play 30 The Sword of Damocles Laura Caldwell
00:03:20
Play 31 Damon and Pythias Laura Caldwell
00:03:06
Play 32 A Laconic Answer Laura Caldwell
00:01:58
Play 33 The Ungrateful Guest Laura Caldwell
00:02:21
Play 34 Alexander and Bucephalus Laura Caldwell
00:02:46
Play 35 Diogenes the Wise Man Laura Caldwell
00:02:24
Play 36 The Brave Three Hundred Laura Caldwell
00:02:47
Play 37 Socrates and His House Laura Caldwell
00:01:09
Play 38 The King and His Hawk Laura Caldwell
00:05:08
Play 39 Doctor Goldsmith Laura Caldwell
00:01:58
Play 40 The Kingdoms Laura Caldwell
00:03:28
Play 41 The Barmecide Feast Laura Caldwell
00:04:50
Play 42 The Endless Tale Laura Caldwell
00:04:03
Play 43 The Blind Men and the Elephant Laura Caldwell
00:02:40
Play 44 Maximilian and the Goose Boy Laura Caldwell
00:05:15
Play 45 The Inchcape Rock Laura Caldwell
00:04:05
Play 46 Whittington and His Cat Laura Caldwell
00:14:58
Play 47 Casabianca Laura Caldwell
00:03:38
Play 48 Antonio Canova Laura Caldwell
00:05:47
Play 49 Picciola Laura Caldwell
00:06:07
Play 50 Mignon Laura Caldwell
00:05:51