American Fairy Tales By Edith van Dyne Pdf
Download American Fairy Tales By Edith van Dyne Pdf book free online – from American Fairy Tales By Edith van Dyne Pdf book; Edith Van Dyne was one of the pseudonyms of Lyman Frank Baum (1856-1919), an American author, actor, and independent filmmaker best known as the creator, along with illustrator W. W. Denslow, of one of the most popular books ever written in American children’s literature, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900), better known today as simply The Wizard of Oz.
Mamma had told her about it one day; how there was no key to it, because Uncle Walter wished it to remain unopened until he returned home; and how this wandering uncle, who was a mighty hunter, had gone into Africa to hunt elephants and had never been heard from afterwards.
The little girl looked at the chest curiously, now that it had by accident attracted her attention.
It was quite big–bigger even than mamma’s traveling trunk–and was studded all over with tarnished brass headed nails. It was heavy, too, for when Martha tried to lift one end of it she found she could not stir it a bit. But there was a place in the side of the cover for a key. She stooped to examine the lock, and saw that it would take a rather big key to open it.
Then, as you may suspect, the little girl longed to open Uncle Walter’s big box and see what was in it.