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The Birds' Christmas Carol : Dramatic Version

By Wiggin, Kate Douglas Smith

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Book Id: WPLBN0000580112
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Title: The Birds' Christmas Carol : Dramatic Version  
Author: Wiggin, Kate Douglas Smith
Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Children's literature, Children's fiction
Collections: Children's Literature Collection
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Publisher: World Public Library Association


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Excerpt: A LITTLE SNOW BIRD. IT was very early Christmas morning, and in the stillness of the dawn, with the soft snow falling on the housetops, a little child was born in the Bird household. They had intended to name the baby Lucy, if it were a girl; but they hadn't expected her on Christmas morning, and a real Christmas baby was not to be lightly named the whole family agreed in that. They were consulting about it in the nursery. Mr. Bird said that he had assisted in naming the three boys, and that he should leave this matter entirely to Mrs. Bird; Donald wanted the child called Maud, after a pretty little curly-haired girl who sat next him in school; Paul chose Luella, for Luella was the nurse who had been with him during his whole...

Table of Contents
Table of Contents AND LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS -- The little Ruggleses bore it bravely, Frontispiece -- Vignette, Title -- I. A LITTLE SNOW-BIRD, 9 -- She is a little Christmas child, 14 -- II. DROOPING WINGS, 16 -- III. THE BIRD'S NEST, 21 -- Carol at her Window, 27 -- IV. BIRDS OF A FEATHER FLOCK TOGETHER, 28 -- The Window School, 37 -- V. SOME OTHER BIRDS ARE TAUGHT TO FLY, 38 -- I want ter see how yer goin' ter behave, 44 -- VI. WHEN THE PIE WAS OPENED, THE BIRDS BEGAN TO SING, 50 -- The Ruggleses never forgot it, 54 -- I beat the hull lot o' yer, 62 -- VII. THE BIRDLING FLIES AWAY, 63 -- My Ain Countree, 64 -- I thought of the Star in the East, 67


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