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Jack and the Check Book

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Bangs is in top form in his version of this small collection of timeless fairy tales. If you don't immediately recognize Jack and the Check Book, Puss, the Promoter, and the Golden Fleece, don't worry, you soon will.

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JACK AND THE CHECK BOOK

by

JOHN KENDRICK BANGS

Illustrated by Albert Levering

Harper & Brothers New York and London 1911

Copyright, 1911, by Harper & Brothers

CONTENTS

CHAP. PAGE I. JACK AND THE CHECK BOOK 1 II. THE GREAT WISH SYNDICATE 36 III. PUSS, THE PROMOTER 74 IV. THE GOLDEN FLEECE 115 V. THE INVISIBLE CLOAK 157 VI. THE RETURN OF ALADDIN 195

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THE WISH BROUGHT ABOUT THE MOST ASTONISHING RESULTS Frontispiece THE BEANS SCATTERED IN EVERY DIRECTION 7 THE OGRE COLLAPSED IN HIS CHAIR 23 "BLESS YOU, MY CHILDREN!" 27 "A WEEK'S VACATION IN LITTLE OLD NEW YORK" 31 WITHIN THE ANCIENT HOUSE SAT THE OWNER, RICHARD WILBRAHAM 39 "BALLYHACK! LAST STATION ALL OUT!" 51 WILBRAHAM PAID BEFORE LEAVING THE COURT ROOM 71 "I SUPPOSE I COULD SELL YOU, BILL" 79 "TELL 'EM TO TELL MR... Continue reading book >>


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