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The Brethren –by: H. Rider Haggard

Set in the days of the Crusaders, this books tells of a young maiden named Rosamund, and her twin cousins. Godwin is the grey eyed thoughtful man, and Wulf is the blue eyed warrior. They are both knights of England and they are both in love with their fair cousin. But the riddle of the story is which does Rosamund love?

The adventure begins when Rosamund is taken from England and carried to the East. The plot thickens as the two young knights follow her in hopes of rescuing her from the Muslim leader, Saladin. As the Cross and the Crescent face each other at the Battle of Hattin, the st...

The Tale of Master Meadow Mouse –by: Arthur Scott Bailey

This volume in the series, Sleepy-Time Tales, follows the adventures of Master Meadow Mouse as he moves his home to various (safer) places, and tells how he cleverly avoids creatures such as Fatty Coon, Mr. Crow, and Mr. Great Blue Heron, just to name a few.

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The Tale of Master Meadow Mouse

[Illustration: Master Meadow Mouse gets on the raft]

The TALE of MASTER MEADOW MOUSE

[Illustration]

[Illustration]

By ARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY

AUTHOR OF THE CUFFY BEAR BOOKS, SLEEPY TIME TALES, ETC.

ILLUSTRATED BY ELEANORE ...

The Tale Of Daddy Long Legs –by: Arthur Scott Bailey

Summary text (Arthur Scott Bailey (1877 – 1949) was author of more than forty children’s books. He was born on November 15, 1877, in St. Albans, Vermont, United States, the second child of Winfield Scott Bailey and Harriet Sarah Goodhue.

THERE was great excitement in the neighborhood of Farmer Green’s house. Rusty Wren had found some strange tracks. And nobody knew whose they were.

Now, when they were puzzled like that the field- and forest-folk usually went straight to Mr. Crow for advice. But this time it happened that the old gentleman had gone on an excursion to the fu...

The Outcasts

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THE OUTCASTS

[Illustration: SHAG CARRIED THE DOG WOLF ON HIS BACK.]

THE OUTCASTS

BY W. A. FRASER

ILLUSTRATED BY ARTHUR HEMING

CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS NEW YORK MDCCCCI

Copyright, 1901, by CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Illustrations

The full page subjects from drawings by Arthur Heming. The head and tail pieces from drawings by J. S. Gordon

FACING

Shag carried the Dog wolf on his back Title

"Lying on my back as thoug...

Bumper, The White Rabbit –by: George Ethelbert Walsh

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Twilight Animal Series

BUMPER THE WHITE RABBIT

By GEORGE ETHELBERT WALSH

Author of "Bumper the White Rabbit," "Bumper the White Rabbit in the Woods," "Bumper the White Rabbit and His Foes," "Bumper the White Rabbit and His Friends," "Bobby Gray Squirrel," "Bobby Gray Squirrel's Adventures," Etc.

Colored Illustrations by EDWIN JOHN PRITTIE

THE JOHN C. WINSTON COMPANY CHICAGO PHILADELPHIA TORONTO

[Illustration: Not until it approached very close did he duck his head and look up]

...

Stories of Birds –by: Lenore Elizabeth Mulets

This volume contains stories, poems, myths, and facts about lots of different birds, intended for teaching children. It is divided into nine parts, each covering a different type of bird.

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[Illustration: Cover Art]

[Frontispiece: "He came quite close and stared at the little girl" (missing from book)]

STORIES OF BIRDS

By

Lenore Elizabeth Mulets

Illustrated by

Sophie Schneider

"When our babe he goeth walking in his garden Around his tinkling feet the sunbeams play; The posies they are good to him And bow them as they should to him As ...

The Fox and the Geese; and The Wonderful History of Henny-Penny –by: Anonymous

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THE FOX AND THE GEESE; AND THE WONDERFUL HISTORY OF HENNY PENNY.

[Illustration]

With Illustrations by Harrison Weir.

Portland: Published by Francis Blake, No. 58 Exchange Street.

THE FOX AND THE GEESE.

There was once a Goose at the point of death, So she called her three daughters near, And desired them all, with her latest breath, Her last dying words to hear.

"There's a Mr. Fox," said she, "that I know, Who lives in a covert hard by; To our race he has proved a deadly foe, So beware of his treachery.

"...

Kitten s Garden of Verses –by: Oliver Herford

The Kitten's Garden of Verses is a book of short poetry, modeled after Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden of Verses. Of course, the poems in this book are intended for kittens rather than children!

First Page:

The Kitten's Garden of Verses

By

Oliver Herford

New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1911

Copyright, 1911, by Oliver Herford

BOOKS BY OLIVER HERFORD

WITH PICTURES BY THE AUTHOR

PUBLISHED BY CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS

THE BASHFUL EARTHQUAKE $1.25

A C...

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