Whiffet Squirrel

Author: Julia Greene
Published: 1917
Language: English
Wordcount: 3,187 / 16 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 340
Added to site: 2007.11.18
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ut it would be much handier with a door between the two rooms." Then she walked out on the porch and looked around. The little house was shut in almost completely by the thick green leaves except for a patch of blue sky that showed above the roof. "I wonder who this little house belongs to" thought Mother Squirrel to herself with an envious sigh. Just then she looked up at the patch of blue sky and her bright eyes caught sight of a small sign on the peak of the roof which she had not noticed before. On the sign were printed the words "FOR RENT" in bright red letters.

When Mother Squirrel saw the sign "FOR RENT" she nearly fell backwards off the porch in her joy and excitement. She began to chatter and scream in a loud shrill voice which brought her husband scampering to the spot at top speed. Father Squirrel was quite as excited and delighted over the house as was his wife. "It was surely meant for us" he said; "we'll move in at once. You'd better stay here, my dear, in case anyone should come along while I go back to the old stump for the children and our things. I had better get the moving done

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