Citation
My pet kid

Material Information

Title:
My pet kid
Series Title:
Dutton's "sparkling" series
Creator:
E. P. Dutton (Firm)
Place of Publication:
New York
Publisher:
E.P. Dutton & Company
Publication Date:
Language:
English
Physical Description:
4 leaves : ;

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Goats -- Juvenile poetry ( lcsh )
Children's poetry -- 1888
Publishers' advertisements -- 1888 ( rbgenr )
Bldn -- 1888
Genre:
Children's poetry
Publishers' advertisements ( rbgenr )
non-fiction ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- New York -- New York
Target Audience:
juvenile ( marctarget )

Notes

General Note:
Cover title.
General Note:
Date from inscription.
General Note:
Includes publisher's advertisement.
Funding:
Preservation and Access for American and British Children's Literature, 1870-1889 (NEH PA-50860-00).

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Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature in the Department of Special Collections and Area Studies, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
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Resource Identifier:
028005137 ( ALEPH )
26812801 ( OCLC )
AJH6403 ( NOTIS )

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*Grandimamma," said Topsy, "did
you ever again see your little kid ?"
*I" No, indeed," replied Grandmamma,
for my Father gave up the farm six
Months after I went to school, and sold
everything we had, and came to live in
town." a fhat was a pity!e" said Janei;
l wonder what became of the little
Spent. I wish I had a li title kid like that;
1 would be so very lfond of it, and give
it tea and sweets. "-Oh! Jane," said
Grandmamma, -" kids don't care for tea
and sweets.," "indeed, Grandmamma,"
said Charley, "yotu must buy me a little
kid like yours, for )oLu know it would
A t d tcgrow to be goat, and then I could get it
At last, I had to go to school aset ofharness and car,and drive about
Which often made me cry, in great style." Very well," said
And sad and lonely was the ho(ur Grandmamma. "we'll think about it."
I bid my kid good-bye.





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