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Four Little Blossoms on Apple Tree Island

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Author: Mabel C. Hawley (Josephine Lawrence)
Published: 1921
Language: English
Wordcount: 24,920 / 77 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.9
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 745 3321
Genre: Young Readers

The Four Little Blossoms went to a beautiful island in the middle of a big lake and there had a grand time on the water and in the woods. And in a deserted cabin they found some letters which helped an old man to find his missing wife.

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d to free Twaddles, and the four little Blossoms climbed into the car and really sat very still--for them--while Mother Blossom began the story of what she did when she was a little girl and went away to boarding school for the first time. The children loved "true" stories, and they listened intently till Dot spied her father coming down the crooked little path and set up a shout.

Father Blossom had found a farmer who lived near, and had arranged with him to bring two strong horses and a heavy rope and see if he could pull the car from the underbrush. The farmer was a tall, silent man who seemed not to hear the excited questions of the four little Blossoms, and never even spoke to Mother Blossom beyond a quick jerk at his cap when he first saw her sitting in the car.

But, although the farmer, whose name was Ellis, was "no talker" (he himself said so), he was a quick worker, and in less than ten minutes he had rigged up the rope to the car, fastened it to the collars of his horses, and in another five mi



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