A Strange Garden.
Mother’s Yellow Fairy Tale Book.
Arranged by Laura Dent Crane.
Henry Altemus Company: Philadelphia. CA 1905.
Miss. Long Legs took it at a bound.
“Mercy, see that cow run!” exclaimed the red cow. “The farmer discovered her and set his dogs on her.”
“Land sakes!” exclaimed old Brindle, “she is going to run into that barbed wire fence without seeing it.”
But no, Miss. Long Legs took it at a bound, showing it was not the first fence of the kind she had jumped.
“Oh, what a shame! Just see what a lot of corn she has knocked over and trampled down, dodging those dogs.”
“Here she comes now!” exclaimed the red cow. “Let us be very cool to her to show her we don’t approve of such high-headed, ill-bred manners as one neighbor’s cow stealing corn out of another neighbor’s field.”
COWS AND CALVES.
Written by Frances Trego Montgomery.
Illustrations by Hugo Von Hofsten.
Barse & Hopkins Publishers: New York. 1912.
THE EDGE OF TOWN
The grape-arbor with its cool green leaves and long twisty vines and roots was an ideal place to play Dragon in. If you stretched your imagination just a little bit you could find fierce and fiery Dragons in the scaly gnarled roots of the vines.
Written and Illustrated by Milo Winter.
Houghton Mifflin Company: Boston & New York. 1912.