“BLESS ME!” HE EXCLAIMED, “WHOM HAVE WE HERE?”
. . . The Stork looked up in surprise as the wonderful stranger approached.
“Bless me!” he exclaimed, “whom have we here? I thought I knew all Birdland, but I never before saw such a freak as this!”
“I am the King. I am to be the new King,” announced the Crow. “Is there any bird more gorgeous than I?”
The Curious Book of Birds.
Written by Abbie Farwell Brown.
Illustrations by E. Boyd Smith.
Houghton, Mifflin & Company: Boston & New York. 1903.