~[group] The Gingerbread Boy And Other Stories by Laura Roundree Smith - philc

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Post by philchenevert » April 21st, 2021, 10:28 am

The Gingerbread Boy and Joyful Jingle Play Stories, by Laura Rountree Smith (1876 - 1924)
Short funny stories for children that not only are fun to read and listen to, but have neat rhymes to read in each story. So if you like a bit of poetry thrown in amid the prose, these are for you. Perfect for people learning the ins and outs of recording for LibriVox. (Summary by Phil Chenevert)
Source text (please read only from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/63463

Deadline: Please submit your recording within 2 months of placing your claim. If you cannot complete the recording within this time, please post in the thread to relinquish your claim or to ask the BC for an extension. If your recording is not completed by the deadline, your claim may be reassigned at the BC's discretion.

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This paragraph is temporary and will be replaced by the MC with the list of sections and reader (Magic Window) once this project is in the admin system.
  • Project Code: U73XFoGY
  • Link to author on Wikipedia (if available):
  • Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
  • Number of sections (files) this project will have: 12
  • Does the project have an introduction or preface: No
  • Original publication date (if known): 1923
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Genres for the project: Children's Fiction/Family; Children's Fiction/Poetry

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Intro to recording:
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.

Say:
"Section (or Chapter) # of The Gingerbread Boy and Joyful Jingle Play Stories. 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."] "The Gingerbread Boy and Joyful Jingle Play Stories, by Laura Rountree Smith. Section Title."
End of recording:
Say:
"End of section (or chapter) #." [Optional, and if not stated in the intro: "Read by your name, city, date."]
If you are recording the final section of the book, add:
"End of The Gingerbread Boy and Joyful Jingle Play Stories, by Laura Rountree Smith."
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end.

Filename: thegingerbreadboy_##_rountreesmith_128kb.mp3 where ## is the section number. (e.g. gingerbreadboyandjoyfuljingleplaystories_01_rountreesmith_128kb.mp3)

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Post by mleigh » April 21st, 2021, 11:02 am

So could I have 2, 5, and 10? Or am I not allowed since I've been here almost 11 months now?

Thanks,

M

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Post by philchenevert » April 21st, 2021, 11:19 am

mleigh wrote:
April 21st, 2021, 11:02 am
So could I have 2, 5, and 10? Or am I not allowed since I've been here almost 11 months now?

Thanks,

M
Ha. You are most definitely allowed. Those 3 are yours. Help yourself to as many as you can do. :thumbs:
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Post by BettyB » April 21st, 2021, 2:42 pm

May I claim 12...

BettyB

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Post by philchenevert » April 21st, 2021, 2:49 pm

BettyB wrote:
April 21st, 2021, 2:42 pm
May I claim 12...

BettyB
Sure Betty.
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Post by Nedge » April 22nd, 2021, 5:54 am

May I have 1, 3, and 4 please? (If that's me being a greedy guts, I'll take 1 and 3.)
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Post by philchenevert » April 22nd, 2021, 7:09 am

Nedge wrote:
April 22nd, 2021, 5:54 am
May I have 1, 3, and 4 please? (If that's me being a greedy guts, I'll take 1 and 3.)
You are not being greedy, these are fun stories so all three are yours!
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Post by njipark123 » April 22nd, 2021, 11:20 pm

Hello!
May I claim section6?
Thanks,
Nancy

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Post by philchenevert » April 23rd, 2021, 12:18 am

njipark123 wrote:
April 22nd, 2021, 11:20 pm
Hello!
May I claim section6?
Thanks,
Nancy
Yep! :thumbs:
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Post by ArthurTrinchera » April 26th, 2021, 3:31 pm

Hi!
I'd like to do Danny-Do-Little, please. Section 11.
Arthur

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Post by philchenevert » April 26th, 2021, 3:56 pm

ArthurTrinchera wrote:
April 26th, 2021, 3:31 pm
Hi!
I'd like to do Danny-Do-Little, please. Section 11.
Arthur
all yours :D
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Post by philchenevert » April 26th, 2021, 3:59 pm

I am moving this to Readers Wanted even though we still need a DPL.
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Post by ArthurTrinchera » April 27th, 2021, 9:33 pm


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Post by philchenevert » April 27th, 2021, 10:51 pm

ArthurTrinchera wrote:
April 27th, 2021, 9:33 pm
https://librivox.org/uploads/philchenevert/gingerbreadboyandotherstories_11_rountreesmith_128kb.mp3
time 7:48

Here's my wack at it Phil :D

Arthur Trinchera
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Post by joeyking65 » April 28th, 2021, 11:01 am

Hi,

Can I please read sections 7,8 and 9? I would love to get started on recording.

Thanks!

Joey

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