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The Tale of Buster Bumblebee

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Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 15,252 / 51 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 775
Added to site: 2006.06.24
mnybks.net#: 13770
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
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" said Jasper Jay instantly. "He's a great traveller. Spends his winters in the South, he does. And no doubt he can help you."

[Illustration: Buster Thanks Old Mr. Crow For His Advice. (Page 25)]

"Where can I find Mr. Crow?" Buster Bumblebee asked.

"I don't know of any better place to look than the cornfield," Jasper Jay told him.

Luckily Buster knew where the cornfield was. So he started off at once to find Mr. Crow.

And sure enough! as soon as Buster reached the edge of the cornfield, there was the old gentleman, sitting on the topmost rail of the fence and looking as if he had just enjoyed an excellent meal.

As soon as he saw that Buster Bumblebee wanted to talk with him, old Mr. Crow was willing enough to listen, for he always liked to know about other people's affairs. He kept nodding his head with a wise air while Buster explained to him how he wished to find some cotton, with which to stuff his ears every night, so that he might not be disturb

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