By L. Frank Baum
In addition to writing The Wizard of ounces, L Frank Baum additionally wrote many different tales, corresponding to this excellent selection of fairy stories. nonetheless as stress-free this day as once they have been written, this glorious assortment will pride all readers.
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This somewhat delayed the counting, but as it was a long job, anyway, that did not matter much. The king grew to manhood and married the pretty daughter of the armorer, and they now have two lovely children of their own. Once in awhile they go into the big audience chamber of the palace and let the little ones watch the aged, hoary-headed counselor count out silver twentyfive-cent pieces to a withered old woman, who watched his every movement to see that he does not cheat her. It is a big sum, three million, nine hundred thousand, six hundred and twenty-four dollars and sixteen cents in twenty-five-cent pieces.
He advanced slowly toward Jane Gladys, and the monkey, the leopard, the donkey and the clown all stood around in a circle and watched the bear with much interest. But before the grizzly reached her the child had a sudden thought, and cried out: “Stop! You mustn’t eat me. ” asked the bear, in surprise. “Because I own you. You’re my private property,” she answered. “I don’t see how you make that out,” said the bear, in a disappointed tone. “Why, the book was given to me; my name’s on the front leaf.
Jane Gladys thought it was Nora, so she didn’t look up until she had taken a couple more stitches on a forget-me-not. Then she raised her eyes and was astonished to find a strange man in the middle of the room, who regarded her earnestly. He was short and fat, and seemed to be breathing heavily from his climb up the stairs. He held a work silk hat in one hand and underneath his other elbow was tucked a good-sized book. He was dressed in a black suit that looked old and rather shabby, and his head was bald upon the top.
American Fairy Tales by L. Frank Baum