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Puss Junior and Robinson Crusoe   By: (1872-1966)

Puss Junior and Robinson Crusoe by David Cory

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[Illustration: ROBINSON CRUSOE THOUGHT HE SAW CANNIBALS IN THE DISTANCE.

Puss in Boots Jr. and Robinson Crusoe. Frontispiece. ]

PUSS JUNIOR AND ROBINSON CRUSOE

BY DAVID CORY

AUTHOR OF LITTLE JACK RABBIT BOOKS, LITTLE JOURNEYS TO HAPPYLAND, PUSS IN BOOTS BOOKS, Etc.

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PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED

GROSSET & DUNLAP PUBLISHERS NEW YORK Made in the United States of America

PUSS JUNIOR AND ROBINSON CRUSOE

Copyright, 1922 By Harper & Brothers Printed in the U.S.A.

CONTENTS

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JACK SPRAT 1 THE YELLOW HEN 5 DICKORY DARE PIG 8 THROUGH THE FOREST 11 A TURTLE AND A FISH 14 PUSS FINDS A SUPPER 17 ARKVILLE 21 HOTEL ARK 24 ALL ABOARD 26 PRECIOUS MOTHER GOOSE 30 CAPTAIN NOAH 33 FORTY DAYS AND FORTY NIGHTS 36 UP AND DOWN 39 ROCK A BY 43 THE ROCK A BY BABY 46 SAILORS TWO 50 A WONDERFUL SHIP 53 ALL ABOARD 56 OLD TOM 59 A NEW PASSENGER 62 OVER THE WATER 65 CUSTARD AND MUSTARD 68 ROWLEY FROG 71 MRS. MOUSEY 75 A SAD ENDING 78 BEAVER DAM 81 DUCKLINGS 86 A LESSON IN WADDLING 89 HOW TO BE A DUCK 92 WHEN I WAS A LITTLE BOY 95 GOOD RIDDANCE 97 MR. FOX 100 MR. SLIPPER SLOPPER 103 A DINNER INVITATION 106 ROAST DUCK 108 TAFFY 111 A KIND VISIT 113 THE RED BEARD 116 ROBINSON CRUSOE 119 CRUSOE CASTLE 122 FRIDAY 125 SUPPOSING 128 THREE MEN IN A TUB 131 A BIG FISH 134 MARY LEE 137 STORY TELLING 140

PUSS JUNIOR AND ROBINSON CRUSOE

JACK SPRAT

ONE day as little Puss, Junior, was traveling through New Mother Goose country, he came to a funny little house all covered with rose vines, even up to the top of the small red chimney they grew in crimson splendor. And as Puss stopped to look at the pretty sight, a tiny blue bird in a cage on the front porch began to sing:

"Jack Sprat had a pig, Who was not very big; He was not very lean He was not very fat; 'He'll do for a grunt,' Says little Jack Sprat."

"Oh, ho," thought Puss, and he turned into the yard and walked around to the little red barn. There stood Jack Sprat himself, leaning against the sty, watching his pig eat his dinner.

Well, just then, all of a sudden, a swarm of golden bees came humming into the little farmyard, and before long they had made a home in the empty beehive that stood close by.

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"You have brought me luck," said little Jack Sprat, turning to Puss. "Now I shall have honey, and with bees and a pig I shall grow rich and supply all Mother Goose Country with good things to eat." And would you believe it, the pig began to grow fat, and the bees to buzz out of the hive and wing their way over to the roses for sweets with which to make their honey... Continue reading book >>




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