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The Funny Thing

Copyright Date: 1929
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 32
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    The Funny Thing
    Book Description:

    The Funny Thing is Gág’s follow-up to her well-loved, Millions of Cats. It tells the story of a curious “aminal” that eats children’s dolls. A kindly man named Bobo cannot stand by and allow this to happen. He entices it to eat the concoction “jum-jills.” A happy ending is assured when the Funny Thing discovers he loves them and never eats another doll.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-9536-2
    Subjects: Language & Literature

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  1. Front Matter
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    It was a beautiful day in the mountains. The sun was playing hide-and-seek among the fluffy, floating clouds, and the air was soft and warm. Bobo, the good little man of the mountains, was waiting for the birds and animals to come. To come for what do you suppose? To come for food— because at the door of his mountain cave, Bobo had many good things for them to eat.

    He had nut cakes for the fuzzy tailed squirrels.

    He had seed puddings for the pretty fluttering birds.

    He had cabbage salads for the long-eared rabbits.

    He had tiny cheeses—...