The Woggle-Bug Book

Author: L. Frank Baum
Published: 1905
Language: English
Wordcount: 8,351 / 31 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.5
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,479
Added to site: 2007.06.24
mnybks.net#: 17420
Genre: Young Readers
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stume that had so enchanted him, without any regard whatsoever to the person inside it; and the only way we can explain this remarkable fact is to recollect that the Woggle-Bug was only a woggle-bug, and nothing more could be expected of him. The widow did not, of course, understand his speech in the least; but she gathered the fact that the Woggle-Bug had id money, so she sighed and hinted that she was very hungry, and that there was a good short-order restaurant just outside the park.

The Woggle-Bug became thoughtful at this. He hated to squander his money, which he had come to regard a sort of purchase price with which to secure his divinity. But neither could he allow those darling checks to go hungry; so he said:

"If you will come with me to the restaurant, I will gladly supply you with food."

The widow accepted the invitation at once, and the Woggle-Bug walked proudly beside her, leading all of the four children at once with his four hands.

Two such gay costumes as those worn

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