Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

The Tale of Bobby Bobolink

Tuck-me-In Tales

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,850 / 46 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.3
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 854
Added to site: 2007.05.10
mnybks.net#: 16904
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
Excerpt

r him to finish. For there was no knowing when Bobby would stop.

"You're invited," said Mr. Meadowlark, "to sing before the Pleasant Valley Singing Society. And if you can pass the test you'll become a member."

Bobby Bobolink was somewhat doubtful as he listened to Mr. Meadowlark's speech.

"I'm afraid it will be difficult," he said.

"Oh, no!" Mr. Meadowlark assured him. "You can pass the test easily enough."

But Bobby Bobolink told him that that wasn't what he meant.

"I'm afraid," he explained, "my wife may not consent!"


VI

MRS. BOBOLINK CONSENTS

IT had never occurred to Mr. Meadowlark that Bobby Bobolink's wife might object to her husband's joining the Singing Society. But Bobby seemed doubtful.

"I'll have to ask her," he said. "You see, we're just about to build ourselves a house. And she may think I ought not to belong to any societies at present."

Just then little, yellowish-brown Mrs. Bobolink came skimming over the meadow

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Anthony M. Strong
Bestselling author, Anthony M. Strong, is best known for his John Decker series of novels, where an ex-cop has to deal with some very strange situations. As our author of the day, Strong explains exactly how reading about a town that lives in an old office tower inspired Cold Sanctuary, tells us more about the Qalupalik and talks about how dreams influence his work.
Read full interview...