The Tale of Solomon Owl

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1917
Language: English
Wordcount: 15,131 / 50 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 90.9
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 979
Added to site: 2006.07.08
mnybks.net#: 14152
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
Excerpt

over and over toward the water.

He had a very narrow escape. If he hadn't happened to bring up against an old stump he would certainly have tumbled into the stream.

Though Solomon couldn't see, he knew that he was in danger. So he lay on his back on the ground and carefully tore his new coat into strings and ribbons.

At last he was free. And he rose to his feet feeling very sheepish, for he knew that Mr. Frog had played a sly trick on him.

"Nevermind!" said Solomon Owl, as he flew way. "I'll come back to-morrow and ask Mr. Frog to make me a waistcoat and trousers. And then----" He did not finish what he was saying. But there is no doubt that whatever it was, it could not have been very pleasant for Mr. Frog.

Just as he had planned, Solomon Owl returned to the brook the next day. And he was both surprised and disappointed at what he found.

The door of Mr. Frog's tailor's shop was shut and locked. And on it there was a sign, which said:

TO LET

"He's moved

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Tale of Solomon Owl by Arthur Scott Bailey - Free eBook

Astray in Couper

Matty Cruz Adventure Book 1
R. Marquez

When the economic downturn ends Matty Cruz’s co... Read more

Cover image for The Tale of Solomon Owl by Arthur Scott Bailey - Free eBook

Loose Ends

A California Corwin P. I. Mystery
David VanDyke

"Loose Ends was a great read, if you're looking... Read more

Cover image for The Tale of Solomon Owl by Arthur Scott Bailey - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for The Tale of Solomon Owl by Arthur Scott Bailey - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for The Tale of Solomon Owl by Arthur Scott Bailey - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for The Tale of Solomon Owl by Arthur Scott Bailey - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Pollyanna
by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
Pollyanna Grows Up
by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
Alice in Wonderland
by Lewis Carroll
Treasure Island
by Robert Louis Stevenson
ABC's of Science
by Charles Oliver
Anne of Green Gables
by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Black Beauty
by Anna Sewell
All the Way to Fairyland
by Evelyn Sharp

See more popular titles from this genre.