Mother West Wind "Where" Stories

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            ***START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK MOTHER WEST WIND "WHERE" STORIES***

           

            E-text prepared by Janet Blenkinship, Brian Sogard,
 and the Project Gutenberg Online Distributed Proofreading Team
 (http://www.pgdp.net/)

           

           

           

 Frontispiece

 "Then there was a crash, and everybody's eyes flew open."
 Frontispiece.
See Page 243.

 

 

 BURGESS trade QUADDIES mark

 

 

 MOTHER WEST WIND
 "WHERE" STORIES

 BY

 

 

 THORNTON W. BURGESS

 

 

            Illustrations by HARRISON CADY

 

 GROSSET & DUNLAP

 

 

 PublishersNew York
 
 

            By arrangement with Little, Brown, and Company

 

 

            Copyright, 1918,
 By Thornton W. Burgess.

 

            All rights reserved
 Printed in the United States of America

 

 CONTENTS

 

 

  CHAPTER PAGE I. Where Grandfather Frog Got His Big Mouth 1 II. Where Miser the Trade Rat First Set Up Shop 17 III. Where Yap-Yap the Prairie Dog Used His Wits 31 IV. Where Yellow-Wing Got His Liking for the Ground 47 V. Where Little Chief Learned To Make Hay 61 VI. Where Glutton the Wolverine Got His Name 77 VII. Where Old Mrs. 'Gator Made the First Incubator 91 VIII. Where Mr. Quack Got His Webbed Feet 107 IX. Where Thunderfoot the Bison Got His Hump 123 X. Where Limberheels Got His Long Tail 139 XI. Where Old Mr. Gobbler Got the Strutting Habit 155 XII. Where Seek-Seek Got His Pretty Coat 169 XIII. Where Old Mr. Osprey Learned To Fish 185 XIV. Where Old Mr. Bob-Cat Left His Honor 199 XV. Where Dippy the Loon Got the Name of Being Crazy 213 XVI. Where Big-Horn Got His Curved Horns 229 LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS