By Richard Scarry
Illus. in complete colour. 5 humorous stories that includes Lowly trojan horse, Huckle Cat, Bananas Gorilla, and the remainder of Scarry's memorable menagerie are accrued in a sleepytime anthology.
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Huckle caught a fish in his pants! Daddy fished some more. But he couldn’t catch anything. He was disgusted. “Let’s go home,” he said. ” As Daddy was getting out of the boat, he slipped … and fell! Oh, boy! Is he ever mad now! But why is he yelling so loudly? Aha! I see! A fish was biting his tail. The fish was trying to catch Daddy. It is good that Daddy has a strong tail. Now Lowly is the only one who hasn’t caught … But look! Lowly has taken off his hat. Do you see what is under it? A FISH! Very good, Lowly.
Fixit,” he said. He sat down to breakfast. He burned his toast. Mamma burned the bacon. Mamma asked him to bring home food for supper. As he was leaving, the door fell off its hinges. Driving down the road, Mr. Raccoon had a flat tire. While he was fixing it, his pants ripped. He started again. His car motor exploded and wouldn’t go any farther. He decided to walk. The wind blew his hat away. Bye-bye, hat! “I must try to be more careful,” thought Mr. Raccoon. ” His friend Warty Wart Hog came up behind him and patted him on the back.
II. Title: Bedtime stories. 1 Uncle Willy and the Pirates Not a soul dared to go sailing. Do you know why? There was a wicked band of pirates about, and they would steal anything they could get their hands on! But Uncle Willy wasn’t afraid. “They won’t bother me,” he said. He dropped his anchor near a deserted island. Aunty Pastry had baked him a pie for his lunch. “I think I will have a little nap before I eat my pie,” said Uncle Willy to himself. Uncle Willy went to sleep. B-z-z-z-z-z. What is THAT I see climbing on board?