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[Illustration: Monkey Shook Paws With Candy Rabbit. Frontispiece (Page 6)]

MAKE BELIEVE STORIES

(Trademark Registered)

THE STORY OF A MONKEY ON A STICK

BY LAURA LEE HOPE

Author of "The Story of a Sawdust Doll," "The Story of a White Rocking Horse," "The Bobbsey Twins Series," "The Bunny Brown Series," "The Six Little Bunkers Series," Etc.

ILLUSTRATED BY HARRY L. SMITH

NEW YORK GROSSET & DUNLAP PUBLISHERS

Made in the United States of America

BOOKS BY LAURA LEE HOPE Durably bound. Illustrated.

=MAKE BELIEVE STORIES=

THE STORY OF A SAWDUST DOLL THE STORY OF A WHITE ROCKING HORSE THE STORY OF A LAMB ON WHEELS THE STORY OF A BOLD TIN SOLDIER THE STORY OF A CANDY RABBIT THE STORY OF A MONKEY ON A STICK THE STORY OF A CALICO CLOWN

=THE BOBBSEY TWINS SERIES=

THE BOBBSEY TWINS THE BOBBSEY TWINS IN THE COUNTRY THE BOBBSEY TWINS AT THE SEASHORE THE BOBBSEY TWINS AT SCHOOL THE BOBBSEY TWINS AT SNOW LODGE THE BOBBSEY TWINS ON A HOUSEBOAT THE BOBBSEY TWINS AT MEADOW BROOK THE BOBBSEY TWINS AT HOME THE BOBBSEY TWINS IN A GREAT CITY THE BOBBSEY TWINS ON BLUEBERRY ISLAND THE BOBBSEY TWINS ON THE DEEP BLUE SEA THE BOBBSEY TWINS IN WASHINGTON THE BOBBSEY TWINS IN THE GREAT WEST

=THE BUNNY BROWN SERIES=

=THE SIX LITTLE BUNKERS SERIES=

=THE OUTDOOR GIRLS SERIES=

GROSSET & DUNLAP, PUBLISHERS, NEW YORK

COPYRIGHT, 1920, BY GROSSET & DUNLAP

THE STORY OF A MONKEY ON A STICK

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE

I. A STRANGE AWAKENING 1

II. THE MONKEY AT SCHOOL 13

III. THE JANITOR'S HOUSE 25

IV. A QUEER RIDE 38

V. MONKEYSHINES 50

VI. IN A CAVE 60

VII. OUT IN THE RAIN 73

VIII. HERBERT FINDS THE MONKEY 85

IX. MONKEY IN A TENT 95

X. MONKEY IN A SHOW 107

THE STORY OF A MONKEY ON A STICK

CHAPTER I

A STRANGE AWAKENING

The Monkey on a Stick opened his eyes and looked around. That is he tried to look around; but all he could see, on all sides of him, was pasteboard box. He was lying on his back, with his hands and feet clasped around the stick, up which he had climbed so often.

"Well, this is very strange," said the Monkey on a Stick, as he rubbed his nose with one hand, "very strange indeed! Why should I wake up here, when last night I went to sleep in the toy store? I can't understand this at all!"

Once more he looked about him. He surely was inside a pasteboard box. He could see the cover of it over his head as he lay on his back, and he could see one side of the box toward his left hand, while another side of the box was at his right hand.

"And," said the Monkey on a Stick, speaking to himself, as he often did, "I suppose the bottom of the pasteboard box is under me. I must be lying on that."

He unclasped the toes of his left foot from the stick and banged his foot down two or three times.

"Yes, there's pasteboard all around me," said the Monkey. "This surely is very strange! I wonder if the Calico Clown has been up to any of his tricks? Maybe he thinks I'm a riddle, and he's going to tell it to the Elephant from the Noah's Ark, or else make a joke of me to the Jumping Jack. I haven't been shut up in a box before not since the time Santa Claus brought me from his workshop at the North Pole. I wonder what this means?"

The Monkey raised his head and banged it on the box cover.

"Oh, my cocoanut!" cried the Monkey, for that is what he sometimes called his head. "My poor cocoanut!" he went on, as he put up his hand... Continue reading book >>




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