The Adventures of A Brownie

As Told to My Child by Miss Mulock

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1908
Language: English
Wordcount: 27,447 / 83 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.9
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,504
Added to site: 2009.11.18
mnybks.net#: 25832
Genre: Young Readers
Excerpt

she added, mysteriously, "if I were you, I'd put a bowl of milk behind the coal-cellar door."

"Nonsense!" answered the young Cook, and flounced away. But afterward she thought better of it, and did as she was advised, grumbling all the time, but doing it.

Next morning the milk was gone! Perhaps Brownie had drunk it up, anyhow nobody could say that he hadn't. As for the supper, Cook having safely laid it on the shelves of the larder, nobody touched it. And the table-cloth, which was wrapped up tidily and put in the dresser drawer, came out as clean as ever, with not a single black footmark upon it. No mischief being done, the cat and the dog both escaped beating, and Brownie played no more tricks with any body--till the next time.

[Illustration]

[Illustration]


ADVENTURE THE SECOND

BROWNIE AND THE CHERRY-TREE

THE "next time" was quick in coming, which was not wonderful, considering there was a Brownie in the house. Otherwise the house was like most other ho

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Adventures of A Brownie by Dinah Maria Craik - Free eBook

Astray in Couper

Matty Cruz Adventure Book 1
R. Marquez

When the economic downturn ends Matty Cruz’s co... Read more

Cover image for The Adventures of A Brownie by Dinah Maria Craik - Free eBook

Loose Ends

A California Corwin P. I. Mystery
David VanDyke

"Loose Ends was a great read, if you're looking... Read more

Cover image for The Adventures of A Brownie by Dinah Maria Craik - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for The Adventures of A Brownie by Dinah Maria Craik - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for The Adventures of A Brownie by Dinah Maria Craik - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for The Adventures of A Brownie by Dinah Maria Craik - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Alice in Wonderland
by Lewis Carroll
Treasure Island
by Robert Louis Stevenson
Black Beauty
by Anna Sewell
All the Way to Fairyland
by Evelyn Sharp
ABC's of Science
by Charles Oliver
Through the Looking Glass
by Lewis Carroll
Oliver Twist
by Charles Dickens

See more popular titles from this genre.