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The Tale of Rusty Wren
That wont do, said he. Somebody might come to the window and close the shutter; and then our nest would fall to the ground. And if we happened to have six or eight eggs in it, you know you wouldnt like that very well. Rustys wife agreed with him on that point. But she still insisted that she wanted to live near the farmhouse; and she said that she expected her husband to find a good spot for their nest, for she certainly wasnt going to spend the summer in a hole in a fence-rail, or in an old apple tree, either. Rusty Wren saw at once that there was no sense in arguing with her. If he wanted any peace, he knew that he might as well forget the old hollow apple tree and the hole in the fence-rail too. He had better forget them and resume his search for a home. So he gave his plump little cinnamon-colored body a shake and held his tail at even a higher angle than usual, just to show people that he was going to be the head of the housewhen they should have one. Then with a flirt of his short, round wings he hurried over to Farmer Greens dooryardafter calling to his wife that he would come back and tell her if he had any luck. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 25824
Author: Bailey, Arthur Scott
Release Date: Jun 17, 2008
Illustrator: Smith, Harry L
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