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Daddy Takes Us to the Garden

The Daddy Series for Little Folks

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Author: Victor Appleton (pseudonym)
Language: English
Wordcount: 35,270 / 104 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 90.7
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,836
Added to site: 2005.02.11 9575
Genre: Young Readers

ne game if so many can play," laughed Hal. "Hurry, Daddy, and show us what it is."

"Do you play sides?" Mab inquired.

"Yes, you can play sides," her father answered with a smile. "As I told you I'm going to give a prize to whoever plays the game best. I'll tell you about it. Now here's the first part of the garden," and, as Mr. Blake opened the paper fully, out rolled a small parcel. The string came off it, and Hal and Mab saw a lot of beans.

For a moment they looked very much disappointed.

"Oh, Daddy Blake!" cried Hal. "This isn't a new game at all! We've got a bean-bag one!"

"And we got tired of playing it to-day," went on Mab, in disappointed tones.

"This isn't exactly a bean-bag game," said Mr. Blake with a smile, "though you can make it one if you like. It's ever so much more fun than just bean-bags, for there are many other different parts to the garden game. Now if you'll sit down I'll tell you about it."

Hal and Mab saw some brightly colored pictures, a



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