If you're listening to the audiobook of Radcliffe's Christmas Gift, this is your LAST track. "HARK!" is the song that Jessica wrote and performed at the pageant.
My dear friend, Jan Fincher, wrote this song for the audiobook. It's a take on the traditional carol, Hark the Herald Angels Sing.
HARK! by Jan Fincher (c) 2004
Chapter Eight of Radcliffe's Christmas Gift by Darren J. Butler
NOTE: The last track - HARK! will be released on Friday, December 9th. It is the vocal music track of Jessica and the kids singing the song that Jessica composed for the pageant. Enjoy!
"Hark!" words and music by Jan Fincher based on the traditional carol, "Hark the Herald Angels Sing"
Radcliffe's Christmas Gift (c) 2004
THE GREAT GOBBLER
by Darren J. Butler
“Josh…Josh! Wake up!”
Josh was not really asleep. In fact, he had just managed to crawl back under the covers before his little sister Alyssa entered his room. He fought away the giggles and rolled over to turn on the lamp. Alyssa stood by his bed. Her blonde piggy tails were falling apart and her freckled face was stained in tears.
“What’s wrong?” he asked.
“I want to sleep with you,” she replied.
Josh shook his head. “Alyssa, you’re five years old now, and big girls can sleep by themselves.”
She trembled. “But the Great Gobbler is scratching on my window.”
Josh bit the inside of his cheeks to keep from laughing. “Oh, is that it? Well, you must have been a bad girl. I told you what would happen when you mailed your letter to him. Good girls get toys and candy. Bad girls…well, the...