"Wouldn't you give more 'n six peanuts for a cent?" was a question asked by a very small boy, with big, staring eyes, of a candy vender at a circus booth. And as he spoke he looked wistfully at the quantity of nuts piled high up on the basket, and then at the six, each of which now looked so small as he held them in his hand. "Couldn't do it," was the reply of the proprietor of the booth, as he put the boy's penny carefully away in the drawer. The little fellow looked for another moment at his purchase, and then carefully cracked the largest one. A shade-and a very deep shade it was-of disappointment passed over his face, and then, looking up anxiously, he asked, "Don't you swap 'em when they're bad?"
Author Jason Spafford's first publication of Poems. Poems were selected from works between 1983-2005.
This collection of JumbleÂ® puzzles-which have been enjoyed by millions of newspaper readers for more than 40 years-features hundreds of mixed-up words coupled with cartoon clues, where one letter from each word is used to form the answers to the puzzles. A must-have for any fan of crosswords or word puzzles, this book packs together clever and humorous ways to give the brain a work out.
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