Twinkle and Chubbins

Their Astonishing Adventures in Nature-Fairyland

Author: L. Frank Baum
Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 29,821 / 92 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89.4
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,175
Added to site: 2009.04.11
mnybks.net#: 23909
Genre: Young Readers
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d Twinkle, indignantly. "You wouldn't have all the shivers, I can tell you! And you're a disagreeable, ign'rant creature! If you had any manners at all, you'd treat strangers more politely."

"Just listen to the thing!" said Mrs. Woodchuck, in a horrified tone. "Isn't it wild, though!"

Chapter V

Mr. Woodchuck Argues the Question

"REALLY," Mister Woodchuck said to his wife, "you should be more considerate of the little human's feelings. She is quite intelligent and tame, for one of her kind, and has a tender heart, I am sure."

"I don't see anything intelligent about her," said the girl woodchuck.

"I guess I've been to school as much as you have," said Twinkle.

"School! Why, what's that?"

"Don't you know what school is?" cried Twinkle, much amused.

"We don't have school here," said Mister Woodchuck, as if proud of the fact.

"Don't you know any geography?" asked the child.

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