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The Curlytops at Uncle Frank's Ranch

or Little Folks on Ponyback

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Author: Howard R. Garis (Victor Appleton)
Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 44,807 / 131 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.5
LoC Category: PZ
Series: Curlytops
Downloads: 835 2802
Genre: Young Readers

Out West on their uncle's ranch they have a wonderful time.

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y lived, to spend the winter. What happened then is told in the third volume, called "The Curlytops Snowed In." The big storm was so severe that no one could get out and even Nicknack was lost wandering about in the big drifts.

The Curlytops had a good time, even if they were snowed in. Now spring had come again, and the children were ready for something else. But I must tell you a little bit about the family, as well as about what happened.

You have already met Ted, Jan and Trouble. Ted's real name was Theodore, but his mother seldom called him that unless she was quite serious about something he had done that was wrong. So he was more often spoken to as Ted or Teddy, and his sister Janet was called Jan. Though oftener still they were called the "Curlytops," or, if one was speaking to one or the other he would say "Curlytop." That was because both Teddy and Janet had such very, very curly hair.

Ted's and Jan's birthdays came on the same day, but they had been born a year apart, Teddy bei



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