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By Dale C. Willard

"Share the romance, drama, and event of small-town existence one of the mice of Tottensea Burrows -- as instructed through a really exciting chicken
within the backyard of an English cottage stay the cute, hugely literate box mice of Tottensea Burrows -- Peebles Carryforth the Mayor; Opportune Baggs, the inventor; the Fieldpea kinfolk with their 3 appealing daughters, Grenadine, Almandine, and Incarnadine; the widow Proserpine wallet and her younger son Farnaby; and Merchanty fast, the daring mouse who turns into the hero of "The Linnet's Tale."
Brokenhearted while his loved Pleasings Tatterstraw runs away with a captivating French mouse, Merchanty, a bold dealer, is going directly to develop into a mouse of capacity. but if Tottensea Burrows is threatened, he hazards every little thing to rescue his buddies and pals. in the course of threat, will he locate love back?
packed with wit and sparkle and impossible to resist linguistic inventiveness, "The Linnet's Tale" gives you natural entertainment.

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It was the size of a walnut and it was wrapped in thin golden foil. I peeled off the foil. It was a piece of chocolate-covered candy. I broke it open. It was a cherry. Red juice spilled onto the ground. I ate it. I licked my fingers. It was no hazelnut buttercream, but it was close. When I looked up, the little girl was on the step. ” she said. “Yes,” I said. “But my favorites are buttercreams. ” “I planted it in the spring,” she said. “I planted a potato seed. It was supposed to be a potato. But nobody picked it when it was time to dig potatoes.

Uri felt around, found a place. ” I slept. I dreamed I was standing underwater. A waterfall maybe, or a faucet, splashing in my face, my eyes. I struggled to breathe. I woke up. Above me, at the edge of the rubble, stood a boy with schoolbooks strapped over his shoulder, blue sky above him, a boy laughing, urinating in my face. ” Uri shouted, and threw a brick. The boy vanished. 39 We went from that place to another, and another. We slept in many places. All were cold. Sometimes I awoke with snow in my ear.

My eyes popped open, though in the blackness there was nothing to see. ” I blurted. Uri snorted. ” 24 7 Those were the good times. Our icebox, our cellar shelves, were full of food. We ate peaches in brandy and peanut butter and caviar sandwiches. We ate apples and lemon Danish and cheese puffs and hickory-smoked trout. We ate candy all day long. My favorite was buttercream with a hazelnut inside. There was usually only one to a candy box and often not even that, and I was not good at telling them on sight.

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