The Curlytops on Star Island

or Camping out with Grandpa

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Author: Howard R. Garis (Victor Appleton)
Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 47,415 / 137 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.8
LoC Category: PZ
Series: Curlytops
Downloads: 984
Added to site: 2008.05.16
mnybks.net#: 20909
Origin: gutenberg.org

The Curlytops were delighted when grandpa took them to camp on Star Island.

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her grandfather. "Nonsense! Nobody stays on the island after dark unless it's a fisherman or two, and the fish aren't biting well enough now to make anyone stay late to try to catch them. You must have dreamed it--or made-believe."

"No, we really saw it!" declared Ted. "It was a fliskering blue light."

"Well, if there's any such thing there as a 'fliskering' blue light we'll soon find out what it is," said Grandpa Martin.

"How?" asked Ted, his eyes wide open in wonder.

"By going there to see what it is. I'm going to take you two Curlytops to camp on Star Island, and if there's anything queer there we'll see what it is."

"Oh, are we really going to live on Star Island?" gasped Janet.

"Camping out with grandpa! Oh, what fun!" cried Ted. "Do you mean it?" and he looked anxiously at the farmer, fearing there might be some joke about it.

"Oh, I really mean it," said Grandpa Martin. "Though I hardly believe you saw a real light on the island. It must have been a fir

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