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And here's a brief introduction to our three audiobook readers (in their own words):
We live deep in the furrow of the central San Joaquin valley of California. My husband and I have been homeschooling since the first of our three children was born seven years ago. E. Nesbit's Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare is not only an enjoyable introduction to Shakespeare but also a bit of an historical work in itself. I so enjoyedreading for this project that it inspired us to begin regularly recording the children reading from the Psalms. I may even record some of my own poetry. Reading to our children and sharing favorite stories is a joy that is worth fighting for the time to do so. As a child I fondly remember being read to by my parents and later reading to my younger siblings. Now our oldest is reading to all of us! Listening to these new Living Books for the Ears together I'm sure will add variety to our literature diet and whetour appetites for more!Ramona VoightI am mom to one son, almost 13 years old. We live in Minnesota, and have been homeschooling for 6 years now, and loving every minute. It has been a joy and pleasure to learn about the world with my family. This Shakespeare project was great fun. My mom is a born storyteller, and I have inherited that love of a good tale. I have newfound respect for recording artists. The time I spent in my " recording studio" (the bathroom with the door shut!) was hard work, but rewarding. I hope this compilation helps everyone enjoy the Bard a bit more.
I live in Te Puke, the Kiwifruit Capital of the World, in New Zealand. I have been homeschooling since 2000, and have two children. My son is 13, my daughter 7. Reading aloud to the children has for many years been the way we started our day, and often ended it as well. Sometimes it would also make a great break in the middle. Reading for this project has been an opportunity to explore an author I otherwise might have skipped following my scant experience of him in High School. I lovebringing stories alive, and hope I have managed to achieve that for the listeners.