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For Younger Listeners
A Nursery Sing-Song with Doris and Herbert and Nancy Harris at the piano
' The Princess's Yellow Bird '
A story by Alex Baird told by Madeleine Vacher "
5.25 For Children of Most Ages
' Dolphin Coral in Deep Seas ' by Georgina de Cuevas
A talk about a visit to Heron Island in the Capricorn Group, at the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef. ' Little wooden houses on stilts and a lagoon smooth as a lake and dotted with green islands. From here we set off in a launch for Heron Island ...'
followed by ' With Jennifer Across Canada' by Jack Heming
Jennifer, aged thirteen, and her father had an adventurous journey across Canada and back. Perhaps the climb of over five thousand feet in the Rockies was the most exciting part of the journey ...


Unknown: Nancy Harris
Story By: Alex Baird
Told By: Madeleine Vacher
Unknown: Jack Heming

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