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Little Jack Rabbit and the Squirrel Brothers   By: (1872-1966)

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LITTLE JACK RABBIT AND THE SQUIRREL BROTHERS

LITTLE JACK RABBIT BOOKS

(Trademark Registered)

BY DAVID CORY

LITTLE JACK RABBIT'S ADVENTURES LE JACK RABBIT AND DANNY FOX LITTLE JACK RABBIT AND THE SQUIRREL BROTHERS LITTLE JACK RABBIT AND CHIPPY CHIPMUNK LITTLE JACK RABBIT AND THE BIG BROWN BEAR

[Illustration: Professor Crow Took Hold of Featherhead's Ear. Frontispiece ( Page 14)]

LITTLE JACK RABBIT BOOKS (Trademark Registered)

LITTLE JACK RABBIT AND THE SQUIRREL BROTHERS

BY DAVID CORY

Author of LITTLE JACK RABBIT'S ADVENTURES LITTLE JACK RABBIT AND DANNY FOX LITTLE JACK RABBIT AND CHIPPY CHIPMUNK LITTLE JACK RABBIT AND THE BIG BROWN BEAR

ILLUSTRATED BY H. S. BARBOUR

NEW YORK GROSSET & DUNLAP PUBLISHERS

Made in the United States of America

COPYRIGHT, 1921, BY GROSSET & DUNLAP

CONTENTS

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THE GAME OF MARBLES 9

A LITTLE PIECE OF LOOKING GLASS 13

THE FLEET 16

MORE NUTS 20

OLD SQUIRREL NUTCRACKER 23

HOME HUNTING 26

AN OLD CROW'S NEST 30

PARSON OWL EXPLAINS 34

THE LITTLE GOLD RING 38

WEDDING BELLS 42

"NUTS AND RAISINS" 46

BAD NEWS 49

POOR JIMMY MINK 53

PROFESSOR JIM CROW'S LESSON 57

TO THE POST OFFICE 61

MORE STAMPS 65

BUSY TIMES 69

AN ACCIDENT 73

TWO PIGEONS 77

MISS PUSSY 81

A BUSY BEAVER 85

DON'T WORRY 89

THE LITTLE FROSTY PAINTER 93

GRANDPA POSSUM 97

COUSIN CHATTERBOX 101

JIMMY JAY 105

THE TIP OF A TAIL 109

OLD BARNEY OWL 113

"HELP! HELP!" 117

PUMPKIN PLACE, P. O. 121

AN ICE CREAM PINE CONE 125

LITTLE JACK RABBIT AND THE SQUIRREL BROTHERS

THE GAME OF MARBLES

Never stop upon your way, Just to fool around and play. Learn to quickly go to school; Never, never break this rule.

But, oh dear me. One morning when Little Jack Rabbit met the Squirrel Brothers, Featherhead, the naughty gray squirrel, asked him to stop and play a game of marbles.

"Where are your marbles?" asked the little rabbit.

"Here they are," answered Featherhead, taking some red and yellow oak apples out of his pocket. "They make dandy marbles."

Little Jack Rabbit dropped his school books, and quickly dug a hole in the ground. Then they all took turns rolling the marbles to see who would have the first shot.

The little bunny's was the first to drop into the hole, although Twinkle Tail's was very close and Featherhead's not far away.

It was then easy for Little Jack Rabbit to hit the two marbles. Why, he couldn't miss them, they were so close. I guess they would have been playing until now if all of a sudden, just like that, Bobbie Redvest hadn't called out:

"Ding a ling! ding a ling! the school bell is ringing."

"Gracious me!" cried little bunny, and off he went, clipperty clip, lipperty lip. Featherhead and Twinkle Tail picked up their books and followed.

It certainly was lucky that the little robin had shouted, "Ding a ling! ding a ling!" for hardly had they reached the top of the hill when the school bell commenced: "Ding, dong! ding, dong! ding, dong!"

"Hurry up!" cried Little Jack Rabbit, "or we'll be late," and he hopped along faster than ever.

Professor Crow was standing in the doorway waiting for the last scholar to arrive.

All out of breath and scared to death, Came little Jackie Bunny. And Twinkle Tail began to quail, And Featherhead felt funny... Continue reading book >>




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