The Song of the Cardinal

Gene Stratton-Porter (1863 - 1924)

The Song of the Cardinal is about a big male Cardinal who lives in a tree near a farmer and his wife. The Cardinal immediately starts to sing to find himself a mate. Meanwhile the farmer and his wife enjoy watching this boisterous bird and seeing what he does. He does find a mate and through his singing the farmer and his wife's marriage is rejuvenated. It's a happy little parallel love story that will sweep you off your feet! (Summary by peppersnoodles93)

Genre(s): Animals & Nature

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 01 - "Good cheer! Good cheer!" exulted the Cardinal Mr Krause
Play 02 02 - "Wet year! Wet year!" prophesied the Cardinal Mr Krause
Play 03 03 - "Come here! Come here!" entreated the Cardinal Kimberly Krause
Play 04 04 - "So dear! So dear!" crooned the Cardinal PennyAnn
Play 05 05 - "See here! See here!" demanded the Cardinal Kimberly Krause