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Puss-in-Boots, Jr. and Robinson Crusoe

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Author: David Cory
Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 23,030 / 71 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 90.7
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 2,070
Added to site: 2010.05.26
mnybks.net#: 27902
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
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eason he was so famous was because he had done a great favor for his master. You see, his master was the youngest of three sons, who, when his father died, got nothing but the cat, while the others got the farm and the money. But he never complained, which so pleased the cat that he made up his mind to help his young master. And what do you think he did? One day his master's clothes were stolen while in bathing, and the king, who was passing by at that moment in his coach, felt so sorry that he gave the young man a beautiful suit and asked him to drive with him. Of course the cat went, too, and as they passed along he waved his paw and said, 'All these lands belong to my master.' By and by they came to a castle where lived a giant. So the cat ran ahead, and said to the giant, who was sitting in his big room; 'I hear you can change yourself into anything. Let me see if you can turn into a mouse!' 'That's easy!' laughed the foolish giant. Whereupon this wise cat ate him up. And when the king arrived, he said, '

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