Bowser the Hound

Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 22,927 / 69 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89.5
LoC Category: PZ
Series: Green Meadow
Downloads: 1,003
Added to site: 2005.02.26
mnybks.net#: 9777
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
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How Bowser the Hound lost his way while following the trail of Old Man Coyote.

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ded towards home or deeper into the great woods?

For a long time he kept on until it seemed to him he couldn't drag one foot after another. Then quite suddenly something big and dark loomed up in front of him. It really wasn't as big as it seemed. It was a little house, a sugar camp, just such a one as Farmer Brown has near his home. Bowser crept to the door. It was closed. Bowser sniffed and sniffed and his heart sank, for there was no scent of human beings. Then he knew that that little house was deserted and empty. Still he whined and scratched at the door. By and by the door opened ever so little, for it had not been locked.

Bowser crept in. In one corner he found some hay, and in this he curled up. It was cold, very cold, but not nearly as cold as outside that little house. So Bowser curled up in the hay and shivered and shook and slept a little and wished with all his might that he never had found the tracks of Old Man Coyote.

CHAPTER VI

THE SURPRISE OF

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