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The Curlytops and Their Pets or Uncle Toby's Strange Collection   By: (1873-1962)

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[Illustration: ONE OF THE TRICKS WAS TO RUN AND JUMP THROUGH A PAPER HOOP. "The Curlytops and Their Pets" Page 240]

THE CURLYTOPS AND THEIR PETS OR Uncle Toby's Strange Collection

BY HOWARD R. GARIS

AUTHOR OF "THE CURLYTOPS SERIES," "UNCLE WIGGILY SERIES," "BEDTIME STORIES," ETC.

Illustrations by JULIA GREENE

NEW YORK CUPPLES & LEON COMPANY

THE CURLYTOPS SERIES By HOWARD R. GARIS 12mo. Cloth. Illustrated.

THE CURLYTOPS AT CHERRY FARM Or, Vacation Days in the Country

THE CURLYTOPS ON STAR ISLAND Or, Camping Out With Grandpa

THE CURLYTOPS SNOWED IN Or, Grand Fun With Skates and Sleds

THE CURLYTOPS AT UNCLE FRANK'S RANCH Or, Little Folks on Ponyback

THE CURLYTOPS AT SILVER LAKE Or, On the Water With Uncle Ben

THE CURLYTOPS AND THEIR PETS Or, Uncle Toby's Strange Collection

CUPPLES & LEON COMPANY, New York

COPYRIGHT, 1921, BY CUPPLES & LEON COMPANY

THE CURLYTOPS AND THEIR PETS Printed in U.S.A.

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE

I UNCLE TOBY'S LETTER 1

II AN AUTOMOBILE RIDE 14

III THE QUEER OLD LADY 28

IV UNCLE TOBY'S PETS 40

V TIP AND TOP 52

VI WHERE IS TIP? 65

VII A FUZZY BURGLAR 79

VIII SLIDER GOES SLIDING 92

IX MRS. JOHNSON'S BABY 104

X MR. CAPPER'S BUNS 116

XI TOP ACTS STRANGELY 128

XII MR. NIP'S ALARM 141

XIII THE HAND ORGAN MAN 154

XIV TURNOVER AND SKYROCKET 166

XV PLANNING THE CIRCUS 182

XVI TOP IS GONE 193

XVII THE DOG SHOW 203

XVIII THE BLACK POODLES 212

XIX A HAPPY REUNION 221

XX THE CURLYTOPS' CIRCUS 231

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

ONE OF THE TRICKS WAS TO RUN AND JUMP THROUGH A PAPER HOOP. "The Curlytops and Their Pets." Page 240

THE SECOND DOG BEGAN TURNING SOMERSAULTS. "The Curlytops and Their Pets." Page 50

SLIDER WENT SLIDING DOWN THE SMOOTH SLANTING BOARD. "The Curlytops and Their Pets." Page 102

JACK MADE ONE LEAP AND LANDED SAFELY IN TEDDY'S ARMS. "The Curlytops and Their Pets." Page 174

THE CURLYTOPS AND THEIR PETS

CHAPTER I

UNCLE TOBY'S LETTER

"What you going to put on your ship, Ted?"

"Oh, swords and guns and gunpowder and soldiers. What you going to load on your ship, Jan?"

"Oranges and lemons and pineapples," answered the little girl, who was playing with her brother at sailing boats in the brook that ran back of the house. "And maybe I'll have gold and diamonds and chocolate cake on my ship, Teddy," went on Janet Martin.

"If you do I'll be a pirate and sink your ship! Oh, Jan, let's play that! I'll be a pirate!"

Teddy Martin jumped up so suddenly from the bank of the brook, where he was loading his ship with what he called "swords, guns and gunpowder," that he tipped the vessel over and the whole cargo was spilled into the water... Continue reading book >>




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