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The Magic Pudding Being the Adventures of Bunyip Bluegum and His Friends Bill Barnacle & Sam Sawnoff

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The Magic Pudding: Being the Adventures of Bunyip Bluegum and his friends Bill Barnacle and Sam Sawnoff

by

Norman Lindsay

[ Bunyip Bluegum ] [ and his Uncle ] [ are koalas ] [ ]

This is a frontways view of Bunyip Bluegum and his Uncle Wattleberry. At a glance you can see what a fine, round, splendid fellow Bunyip Bluegum is, without me telling you. At a second glance you can see that the Uncle is more square than round,...

Kipling Reader –by: Rudyard Kipling

These are selections of Kipling's writings; some poems, some fiction, some history but all by the master storyteller himself. Rikki-Tikki-Tavi' -- William the Conqueror, Part I -- William the Conqueror, Part II -- Wee Willie Winkie -- A matter of fact -- Mowgli's brothers -- The lost legion -- Namgay Doola -- A germ-destroyer -- 'Tiger! Tiger!' -- Tods' amendment -- The story of Muhammad Din -- The finances of the gods -- Moti Guj, Mutineer.

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THE KIPLING READER

SELECTIONS FROM THE BOOKS OF RUDYARD KIPLING

NEW AND REVISED EDITION

MACMILLAN AND CO, LIMITED S...

A Florida Sketch-Book –by: Bradford Torrey

This is a series of late-19th Century essays about Florida’s flora & fauna written by a Massachusetts-based naturalist.

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[Transcriber's Note: The original scan for text page 142 is missing This is noted where it occurs in the text.]

A FLORIDA SKETCH BOOK

By

BRADFORD TORREY

Books by Mr. Torrey.

BIRDS IN THE BUSH. A RAMBLER'S LEASE. THE FOOT PATH WAY. A FLORIDA SKETCH BOOK.

1894

CONTENTS

IN THE FLAT WOODS

BESIDE THE MARSH

ON THE BEACH AT DAYTONA

ALONG THE HILLSBOROUGH

A MORNING AT THE OLD SUGAR MILL

ON THE UP...

Lords of the Housetops: Thirteen Cat Tales

The Lords of the Housetops reveals the cat through the creative lenses of 13 authors. Consequently, this carefully chosen collection of stories is as complex, charismatic and clever as a cat.

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LORDS OF THE HOUSETOPS THIRTEEN CAT TALES

BOOKS BY CARL VAN VECHTEN

INTERPRETERS IN THE GARRET THE MUSIC OF SPAIN THE MERRY GO ROUND MUSIC AND BAD MANNERS THE TIGER IN THE HOUSE LORDS OF THE HOUSETOPS MUSIC AFTER THE GREAT WAR

WITH A PREFACE BY CARL VAN VECHTEN

C'est l'esprit familier du lieu; Il j...

Johnny Crow s Garden –by: L. Leslie Brooke

A beautifully illustrated children’s picture book featuring Johnny Crow who made a garden in which a variety of animals do bizarre things in rhyme.

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JOHNNY CROW'S GARDEN

A PICTURE BOOK

DRAWN BY

L. LESLIE BROOKE

First Edition, 1903

To the Memory of my Father, who first told me of Johnny Crow's Garden; and to my Boys, for whom I have set on record these facts concerning it.

JOHNNY CROW'S GARDEN.

Johnny Crow Would dig and sow

Till he made a little Garden.

And the Lion

Had a green and yellow Tie on

In Johnny Crow's Garden.<...

The Raven –by: Edgar Allan Poe

When a modern film script draws inspiration from a poem written more than a century ago, readers can judge its impact on our collective imagination. Such is the resonance of the poem "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe.

First published in 1845, "The Raven" is a masterpiece of atmosphere, rhythmic quality and use of language. Constructed in narrative form, it tells the story of a young man who is mourning the loss of his beloved. One December night as he wearily sits up browsing through a classical volume, a mysterious tapping against his window disturbs him. When he opens it to investi...

The Quadrupeds Pic-Nic –by: Anonymous

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THE QUADRUPEDS' PIC NIC

LONDON WILLIAM PICKERING 1840

C. Whittingham, Tooks Court, Chancery Lane.

ADVERTISEMENT

The "Quadrupeds' Pic Nic" is a very humble imitation of Mrs. Dorset's "Peacock at Home." Even in my imitation I find I am not original. The Quadrupeds, it appears, have already had an "Elephants' Ball," and a "Lions' Masquerade."

F. B. C.

THE QUADRUPEDS' PIC NIC.

No doubt you have heard how the grasshoppers' feasts "Excited the spleen of the birds and the beasts;" How the peacock and turkey "flew into a passion," ...

Frank and Fanny –by: Bloomfield H. Moore

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[Illustration]

FRANK AND FANNY: A RURAL STORY.

BY MRS. CLARA MORETON.

WITH NUMEROUS ENGRAVINGS.

BOSTON: PHILLIPS, SAMPSON & CO. 1851.

Entered, according to act of Congress, in the year 1850, By PHILLIPS AND SAMPSON, In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.

PREFACE.

To inculcate gentleness of disposition, patience, and benevolence, and to inspire the young with a love for the simple pleasures of rural life, is the purpose of the following story. The love of exciting narratives is not favourable to ...

Three Boys in the Wild North Land

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Three Boys in the Wild North Land

By Egerton Ryerson Young

THREE BOYS IN THE WILD NORTH LAND

BY EGERTON RYERSON YOUNG

CHAPTER ONE.

WELCOME TO SAGASTA WEEKEE MR. ROSS, THEIR HOST THE THREE BOYS FRANK, ALEC, SAM THE "PRINCE ARTHUR" THE VOYAGE THE ESQUIMAUX ARRIVAL AT YORK FACTORY.

"Welcome to this Wild North Land! welcome to our happy home in the Land of the North Wind! Welcome, thrice welcome, all and e...

The Adventures of Paddy the Beaver

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THE ADVENTURES OF PADDY THE BEAVER

Thornton W. Burgess

1917

CONTENTS:

CHAPTER

I Paddy the Beaver Begins Work.

II Paddy Plans a Pond.

III Paddy Has Many Visitors.

IV Sammy Jay Speaks His Mind.

V Paddy Keeps His Promise.

VI Farmer Brown's Boy Grows Curious.

VII Farmer Brown's Boy Gets Another Surprise.

VIII Peter Rabbit Gets a Ducking.

IX Paddy Plans a House.

X Paddy Starts His House

XI Peter Rabbit and Jerry Muskrat are Puzzled.

XII Jerry Muskrat Learns Something.

XIII The Queer Storehouse.

XIV A...

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