Elsie’s Children

Martha Finley

Marguerite Gavin (Narrator)

01-01-02

6hrs 49min

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Fiction/Historical

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01-01-02

6hrs 49min

Abridgement

Unabridged

Genre

Fiction/Historical

Description

“There has been almost no character in American juvenile fiction which has attained more widespread interest and affection than Elsie.” Ladies Home Journal, 1893

During a stay at Viamede, the family is blessed with a new addition, Lily, “on loan” from heaven for a short time. Then Elsie takes in Cousin Molly, a young girl who has been injured in a fall. Next, Elsie befriends a nearly blind child of her former governess, and Ronald once again joins the family. As Elsie’s children move from childhood into adulthood, young Elsie’s heart is captured by a fine young man.

Praise

“There has been almost no character in American juvenile fiction which has attained more widespread interest and affection than Elsie.” Ladies Home Journal, 1893

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Language English
Release Day Dec 31, 2001
Release Date January 1, 2002
Number in Series 6
Series Display String The Original Elsie Classics
Release Date Machine 1009843200
Imprint Blackstone Publishing
Provider Blackstone Publishing
Categories Children's Books, History, Children/YA, Children 8-12
Author Bio
Martha Finley

Martha Finley (1828–1909) was born in Ohio. She was a private educator in Pennsylvania until she became ill and moved to Elkton, Maryland, where at age twenty-six, she began her literary career as a means to support herself. She wrote twenty-eight Elsie books and was one of the most beloved children’s authors of all time, with over twenty-five million readers in both America and England.

Narrator Bio
Marguerite Gavin

Marguerite Gavin is a seasoned theater veteran, a five-time nominee for the prestigious Audie Award, and the winner of numerous AudioFile Earphones and Publishers Weekly awards. She has been an actor, director, and audiobook narrator for her entire professional career. With over four hundred titles to her credit, her narration spans nearly every genre, from nonfiction to mystery, science fiction, fantasy, romance, and children’s fiction. AudioFile magazine says, “Marguerite Gavin…has a sonorous voice, rich and full of emotion.”

Overview

During a stay at Viamede, the family is blessed with a new addition, Lily, “on loan” from heaven for a short time. Then Elsie takes in Cousin Molly, a young girl who has been injured in a fall. Next, Elsie befriends a nearly blind child of her former governess, and Ronald once again joins the family. As Elsie’s children move from childhood into adulthood, young Elsie’s heart is captured by a fine young man.

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