Stories of the Pilgrims

Margaret B. Pumphrey

Marguerite Gavin (Narrator)

01-11-11

4hrs 7min

Abridgement

Unabridged

Genre

Nonfiction/History

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01-11-11

4hrs 7min

Abridgement

Unabridged

Genre

Nonfiction/History

Description

“Tells in story form of the everyday life of the Pilgrims in England and Holland, of their voyage on the Mayflower and their adventures in the New World…A wonderful book to read aloud in the weeks before Thanksgiving.” Goodreads.com

This delightful and interesting account of Pilgrims is written especially for children. It explores the religious oppression of the Pilgrims in England, their escape to Holland and eventual crossing to America on the Mayflower, and their early days in New England. Based on historical fact, the stories are filled with details of everyday life and vivid characterization of Pilgrim families as they struggle to maintain their faith in the New World. The Brewster children and other Pilgrim boys and girls are the center of interest. This is a wonderful book to listen to in the weeks before Thanksgiving.

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“Tells in story form of the everyday life of the Pilgrims in England and Holland, of their voyage on the Mayflower and their adventures in the New World…A wonderful book to read aloud in the weeks before Thanksgiving.” Goodreads.com

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Language English
Release Day Jan 10, 2011
Release Date January 11, 2011
Release Date Machine 1294704000
Imprint Blackstone Publishing
Provider Blackstone Publishing
Categories Children's Books, History, Children/YA
Author Bio
Margaret B. Pumphrey

Margaret B. Pumphrey is a published author of children’s books and young adult books. She is best known for her popular book, Stories of the Pilgrims.

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

This delightful and interesting account of Pilgrims is written especially for children. It explores the religious oppression of the Pilgrims in England, their escape to Holland and eventual crossing to America on the Mayflower, and their early days in New England. Based on historical fact, the stories are filled with details of everyday life and vivid characterization of Pilgrim families as they struggle to maintain their faith in the New World. The Brewster children and other Pilgrim boys and girls are the center of interest. This is a wonderful book to listen to in the weeks before Thanksgiving.

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