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The Fun of Cooking

A Story for Girls and Boys

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Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 43,929 / 127 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.9
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 2,033
Added to site: 2010.07.21 28488

n a wooden toothpick, and put that on top for a head, and half of a fig for a cap. Draw eyes, nose, and mouth on the face with pen and ink, and, if you choose, brush a little melted chocolate on the sides of his head, for hair. Put a sprig of Christmas green in his cap.

[Illustration: The Christmas elves]

Just as the elves were put in a row on the table. Miss Betty exclaimed, "Children, it's stopped snowing! It will be all clear to-morrow, and everybody will get here in time, after all!"

They rushed to the window to look, for sure enough, the storm was over, and everybody was going to have A Merry Christmas!



When the Junior Blairs came down to breakfast on New Year's morning, there were three good-sized red-covered books lying on the table, one by each plate, and on the cover of each, in gold letters, was the name of Mildred, or Jack, or Brownie. But when they opened them



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Paul Ian Cross
Paul Ian Cross has always enjoyed creative writing, but pursued a career in the sciences. After the birth of his nephew, Hayden, Cross however felt inspired to start sharing his stories with the world, inspiring and captivating the imaginations of young kids everywhere. His work in science gives Cross a lot of ideas and Engella is no exception. The book follows a girl who travels through space-time and as readers have been begging for more, Cross is working on sequels. As our Author of The Day, he tells us all about it.
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