The Arithmetic Fairy

[Photo by trazomfreak.]

Homeschool Freebie of the Day (which introduced me to Number Stories of Long Ago) shares another gem today: an mp3 recording of The Arithmetic Fairy, by E. Nesbit, one of my family’s favorite authors.

Young Edwin is an English schoolboy who deplores his daily math class. He wishes he could easily solve the problems he faces each day…

You can download the entire book of fairy tales from LibriVox:

“The Arithmetic Fairy” is chapter 7. Enjoy!

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