The book of humor

Format: Print Book 1916
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Special Collections rj FICTION Book
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  First Floor Children's Department - Special Collections
 
Call Number  rj FICTION Book
 
 
Summary
A collection of forty-six funny stories for children.
Contents
High jinks of the cubs / Edward Breck
The minister's horse / Harriet Beecher Stowe
Brother Wolf's two big dinners ; Brother Rabbit's astonishing prank / Joel Chandler Harris
The taking of the Furbush-Tailbys / Eliza Orne White
The travels of the two frogs / William Elliot Griffis
Sunday morning and the cow / Elisabeth Woodbridge
A dissertation upon roast pig / Charles Lamb
A forenoon with Budge and Toddie / John Habberton
I become an R.M.C. ; How we astonished the Rivermouthians / Thomas Bailey Aldrich
The barring of the door ; The King And the miller of Mansfield ; The false knight / Eva March Tappan
Hans the otherwise / John Bennett
The three remarks / Laura E. Richards
Epaminondas and his auntie / Sara Cone Byrant
The lady who put salt in her coffee / Lucretia P. Hale
Mr. Partridge sees "Hamlet" / Henry Fielding
How Kittie helped George / Elizabeth Jordan
The anti-burglars / E.V. Lucas
The Pickwick Club go shooting ; The Pickwick Club on the ice / Charles Dickens
Woman's sphere / S.H. Kemper
Rollo learning to play / Robert J. Burdette
How Anthony raised money for the ball team / Ralph Henry Barbour
The rechristening of Phœbe / Samuel Scoville, Jr.
The visiting gentleman at school / George Madden Martin
The new monitor / Myra Kelly
Sonny's diploma / Ruth McEnery Stuart
The story of the prunes / Brewer Corcoran
The comedy of the Herr professor / Ida Keniston
Miss Biddle of Byrn Mawr / Josephine Dodge Daskam
Handy Andy goes to the post office ; The loan of a gridiron / Samuel Lover
Ezekiel's race with the bell ; "A book for mothers" / Lucy Pratt
Miss Ophelia and Topsy / Harriet Beecher Stowe
Chad / F. Hopkinson Smith
The searchings of Jonathon / Elisabeth Woodbridge
The attack on the minister's melon patch ; The minister's housekeeper / Harriet Beecher Stowe
"Nellie" at the county fair / Henry A. Shute
Rebecca's journey ; Rebecca invites company / Kate Douglas Wiggins
An unwilling guest / Frank R. Stockton.

Additional Information
Subjects Children's stories.
Humorous stories.
Short stories.
Humorous fiction.
Publisher [Boston, Mass.] :Houghton Mifflin Co.,1916
Contributors Tappan, Eva March, 1854-1930, editor.
Language English
Notes Title within ornamental border.
Description xiii, 527 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm.
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