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Dot and the Kangaroo

by Ethel C. Pedley (1860 – 1898) . . . the story continues . . . Ihopped up to the stony rise that fringed the plain, and I thought as I did so that I could hear a new sound on … Read more

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Dot and the Kangaroo

by Ethel C. Pedley (1860 – 1898) . . . the story continues . . . CHAPTER 8 It was fortunate the Kangaroo could not think of all that might befall them, or she never could have had courage for … Read more

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Dot and the Kangaroo

by Ethel C. Pedley (1860 – 1898) . . . the story continues . . . In an instant Dot did what the bird directed, and thrust her little hands into the soft grass roots and moss, out of which … Read more

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Dot and the Kangaroo

by Ethel C. Pedley (1860 – 1898) . . . the story continues . . . All she heard was something like “try,” or “we’ll die.” She could not make out what the Kangaroo said, for the crashing of the … Read more

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Dot and the Kangaroo

by Ethel C. Pedley (1860 – 1898) . . . the story continues . . . The panting, trembling Kangaroo saw the approaching dog, also, and leaped down from the crag. As she dropped to earth, she stooped, and quickly … Read more

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Dot and the Kangaroo

by Ethel C. Pedley (1860 – 1898) . . . the story continues . . . They stopped in their headlong speed, shouting all together in their shrill voices, “The Bunyip! The Bunyip!” and they tumbled over one another in … Read more

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Dot and the Kangaroo

by Ethel C. Pedley (1860 – 1898) . . . the story continues . . . After more dancing to the singing and noise of the on-lookers, a black fellow came from the little bower in the dim back-ground, with … Read more

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Dot and the Kangaroo

by Ethel C. Pedley (1860 – 1898) . . . the story continues . . . Dot nearly screamed with fright at the sight. She had thought she would see a few black folk, not a crowd of such terrible … Read more

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Dot and the Kangaroo

by Ethel C. Pedley (1860 – 1898) . . . the story continues . . . CHAPTER 7 “I‘m so glad you have come back!” she exclaimed. The Kangaroo was a little breathless and excited. “We are not in danger … Read more

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Dot and the Kangaroo

by Ethel C. Pedley (1860 – 1898) . . . the story continues . . . At this point of the song, the poor Platypus, whose voice had trembled with increasing emotion and sobbing in each verse, broke down, overcome … Read more

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