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Exciting Adventures of Mister Robert Robin   By: (1878-)

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EXCITING ADVENTURES OF MISTER ROBERT ROBIN

The Wildwood Series BY BEN FIELD

EXCITING ADVENTURES OF MR. TOM SQUIRREL EXCITING ADVENTURES OF MISTER JIM CROW EXCITING ADVENTURES OF MISTER GERALD FOX EXCITING ADVENTURES OF MISTER MELANCTHON COON EXCITING ADVENTURES OF MISTER ROBERT ROBIN EXCITING ADVENTURES OF MISTER BOB WHITE

[Illustration: They did not move as the great gray bird floated straight towards their tree. (Page 10) (Exciting Adventures of Mr. Robert Robin)]

The Wildwood Series

EXCITING ADVENTURES OF MISTER ROBERT ROBIN

By BEN FIELD

Illustrated

A. L. BURT COMPANY Publishers New York Printed in U. S. A.

Copyright, 1928, by A. L. BURT COMPANY

Exciting Adventures of Mister Robert Robin

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE I. WHERE MISTER ROBERT ROBIN LIVED, AND SOMETHING ABOUT HIS NEIGHBORS 1

II. MISTER ROBERT ROBIN SEES THE FARMER'S NEW MALTESE CAT 13

III. ROBERT ROBIN AND WIDOW BLUNT'S STUFFED OWL 29

IV. MISTER ROBERT ROBIN HAS AN ADVENTURE WITH THE FARMER'S MALTESE CAT 43

V. ROBERT ROBIN SINGS HIS CHERRY SONG 52

VI. MISTER ROBIN DECIDES TO TAKE A VACATION 60

VII. MISTER ROBERT ROBIN AND HIS FAMILY TAKE A VACATION 71

VIII. ROBERT ROBIN TELLS THE STORY OF WINTER 85

IX. MISTER ROBERT ROBIN HAS A BATTLE WITH THE SPARROWS 99

X. ROBERT ROBIN AND HIS FAMILY GO SOUTH 110

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

They did not move as the great gray bird floated straight toward their tree Frontis

FACING PAGE

Both of them were scared almost out of their wits 36

They sat in an apple tree and watched the gulls swooping and soaring through the air 76

The sparrows came rushing straight at Robert Robin and his family 104

THE EXCITING ADVENTURES OF MISTER ROBERT ROBIN

CHAPTER I

WHERE MISTER ROBERT ROBIN LIVED, AND SOMETHING ABOUT HIS NEIGHBORS

Mister and Mrs. Robert Robin lived in the big basswood tree which stood at the corner of Mister Tom Squirrel's woods.

Their nest was made of sticks, and grass, and mud, and was so well hidden in the largest fork of the tree that if you had been standing near the foot of the big basswood, you could not have seen Mister Robert Robin's nest at all. But if you had been able to fly up into the top of the big basswood tree, then you might have looked down and seen the nest and Mrs. Robert Robin's four greenish blue eggs, right in the middle of it.

But if Mister Robert Robin, or Mrs. Robert Robin had spied you up in their tree, they would have made a great fuss about it. They would have screamed with all their might, and if you had gone near their nest they would have flown right at you, and tried to frighten you away.

Many of Robert Robin's cousins, and aunts, and uncles lived in town. They built their nests in the parks, and in the shade trees along the streets. Some of them even built their nests in the porches, and on the eaves troughs, and in barns, and sheds, and in the church steeples. Others of Robert Robin's family lived out in the country, and had their nests around the farmer's buildings, in orchards, under bridges, in windmills, and in almost every other sort of a place, but Mister and Mrs... Continue reading book >>




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