Volunteers outside the USA: Thornton W. Burgess died in 1965. This person's work may still be protected by copyright in countries where copyright duration is determined by the author's death date. In Europe this is 70 years; in Canada it is 50 years; and in Australia it is 70 years for authors who died after 1955
Source text (please read only from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/65308“The stranger and the unknown must be always looked on with distrust.” -- Billy Mink
The Green Forest and the Smiling Pool are full of adventure for Billy Mink and his animal friends – Bobby Coon, Jerry Muskrat, Juniper Hare and the others. But, danger lurks with a plot from the Robber Rats. How will Billy Mink win the day?
This is the first of the "Smiling Pool Series" of stories by prolific author of 150 animal books for the children, Thornton W. Burgess.
(Summary by Larry Wilson)
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Genres for the project: Children's Fiction/Animals & Nature
Keywords that describe the book: animal stories
LibriVox recording settings: mono (1 channel), 44100 Hz sample rate, 128 kbps constant bit rate MP3. See the Tech Specs
Intro to recording:
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.
End of recording:" Chapter # of Billy Mink. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "Billy Mink, by Thornton W. Burgess. Chapter Title."
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Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end."End of Billy Mink, by Thornton W. Burgess."
Filename: billymink_##_burgess_128kb.mp3 where ## is the section number. (e.g. billymink_01_burgess_128kb.mp3)
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