[JUVENILE] Princess Sukey: The Story of a Pigeon and Her Human Friends by Marshall Saunders - rap

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Post by Twinkle88 » April 21st, 2021, 2:50 pm

Princess Sukey: The Story of a Pigeon and Her Human Friends, by Marshall Saunders (1861 - 1947)
Dear little Princess Sukey sitting by the fire—pretty little pigeon—of what is she thinking as she dreamily eyes the blazing wood? If a pigeon could review its past life, what she has of bird mind would be running back over the series of adventures that she had ere she established herself in this well ordered household.
Has she any mentality of her own, or are all pigeons stupid as has been said? Listen to her story, and judge for yourself. (From Chapter One)
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Genres for the project: Children's Fiction/Animals & Nature

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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.

Say:
"Chapter # of Princess Sukey: The Story of a Pigeon and Her Human Friends. 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."] "Princess Sukey: The Story of a Pigeon and Her Human Friends, by Marshall Saunders. Chapter Title."
End of recording:
Say:
"End of Chapter #." [Optional, and if not stated in the intro: "Read by your name, city, date."]
If you are recording the final chapter of the book, add:
"End of Princess Sukey: The Story of a Pigeon and Her Human Friends, by Marshall Saunders."
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end.

Filename: princesssukey_##_saunders_128kb.mp3 where ## is the two-digit chapter number. (e.g. princesssukey_01_saunders_128kb.mp3)

Upload to the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader
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Post by Twinkle88 » April 21st, 2021, 2:51 pm

I will be the DPL. Also, I'm not familiar with the book, so I will provide the keywords for the tags for Archive later on.

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Post by Nedge » April 22nd, 2021, 6:05 am

Those chapters are long! I was going to pop in and say "Can I have" and then pick three, but I'll have to think about that. :)
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Post by Rapunzelina » April 23rd, 2021, 8:00 am

Hi Twinkle! I'll set you up with a Magic Window.

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Post by Twinkle88 » April 23rd, 2021, 3:03 pm

Awesome! Thank you!

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Post by Rapunzelina » April 23rd, 2021, 5:23 pm

Readers Wanted, here we come!

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Post by Twinkle88 » April 23rd, 2021, 5:41 pm

Nedge wrote:
April 22nd, 2021, 6:05 am
Those chapters are long! I was going to pop in and say "Can I have" and then pick three, but I'll have to think about that. :)
No problem. :)

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Post by Twinkle88 » April 23rd, 2021, 5:41 pm

Rapunzelina wrote:
April 23rd, 2021, 5:23 pm
Readers Wanted, here we come!
Thanks!

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Post by VachaT » April 23rd, 2021, 7:51 pm

Hello, I'm interested in recording sections 1 and 2 (Chapters 1 + 2). I would like my name to be shown as: VachaT :D

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Post by susheel02 » April 24th, 2021, 8:47 am

Hi There!

Could I ask for section 0, 3 and 4?

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Post by Twinkle88 » April 24th, 2021, 2:29 pm

VachaT wrote:
April 23rd, 2021, 7:51 pm
Hello, I'm interested in recording sections 1 and 2 (Chapters 1 + 2). I would like my name to be shown as: VachaT :D
Great! Thank you very much!

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Post by Twinkle88 » April 24th, 2021, 2:30 pm

susheel02 wrote:
April 24th, 2021, 8:47 am
Hi There!

Could I ask for section 0, 3 and 4?
All yours! Thank you very much!

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Post by susheel02 » April 24th, 2021, 3:19 pm

Thank you! I'm looking forward to this. It's been a while since I did my first librivox recording, and I think that I've learnt a bit since then. I hope I have. :)

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Post by Guernica » April 25th, 2021, 7:50 am

Could I please claim Chapter 7: Birds of Heaven?

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