American Fairy Tales by L. Frank Baum

By L. Frank Baum

In addition to writing The Wizard of oz., L Frank Baum additionally wrote many different tales, reminiscent of this glorious choice of fairy stories. nonetheless as stress-free this present day as after they have been written, this glorious assortment will pride all readers.

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It is the fashion for women to wear birds upon their headgear. ” “Fashions,” said a black bird, solemnly, “are made by men. ” screamed a linnet. “If it were the fashion to wear knooks perched upon women’s hats would you be contented to stay there? ” But Popopo was in despair. He could not wrong the birds by sending them back to the milliner, nor did he wish the milliner to suffer by their loss. So he went home to think what could be done. After much meditation he decided to consult the king of the knooks, and going at once to his majesty he told him the whole story.

Then he waddled away toward the river to see his mother and get his breakfast, and Gouie returned to his village. ” of the laughing hippopotamus. ” Now when Keo returned to his mother safe and well every member of his tribe was filled with joy, for the Jolly One was a general favorite. But when he told them that in a year and a day he must again become the slave of the black man, they began to wail and weep, and so many were their tears that the river rose several inches. Of course Keo only laughed at their sorrow; but a great meeting of the tribe was called and the matter discussed seriously.

The other blacks were delighted with Gouie’s captive, and begged permission to ride upon the Jolly One’s back. So Gouie bargained with them for bracelets and shell necklaces and little gold ornaments, until he had acquired quite a heap of trinkets. ” And Keo ran. Swift as the wind he strode, away from the village, through the forest and straight up the river bank. The black men howled with fear; the Jolly One roared with laughter; and on, on, on they rushed! Then before them, on the opposite side of the river, appeared the black mouth of Glinkomok’s cave.

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