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A Little Boy Lost by W. H. Hudson

A LITTLE BOY LOST

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UNUSUAL BOOKS _FOR BOYS AND GIRLS_

THREE AND THE MOON BY JACQUES DOREY _DECORATED BY BORIS ARTZYBASHEFF_

THE KINGDOM AND THE POWER AND THE GLORY BIBLE STORIES _SELECTED AND DECORATED BY JAMES DAUGHERTY_

THE RUNAWAY SARDINE _TOLD AND ILLUSTRATED BY EMMA L. BROCK_

THE THREE MULLA-MULGARS BY WALTER DE LA MARE _ILLUSTRATED BY DOROTHY LATHROP_

COME HITHER BY WALTER DE LA MARE _DECORATED BY ALEC BUCKELS_

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[Illustration: HE IN TURN, LEANING OVER THE ROCK STARED BACK INTO MARTIN'S FACE WITH HIS IMMENSE FISHY EYES.]

A LITTLE BOY LOST

by

W . H . HUDSON

Author of "Green Mansions," Etc.

Illustrated by Dorothy . P . Lathrop

[Illustration]

New York Alfred . A . Knopf MCMXXXVI

Copyright 1920 by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.

All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing from the publisher, except by a reviewer who may quote brief passages or reproduce not more than three illustrations in a review to be printed in a magazine or newspaper.

Published September 18, 1920

Manufactured in the United States of America

_Contents_

I THE HOME ON THE GREAT PLAIN, 13

II THE SPOONBILL AND THE CLOUD, 20

III CHASING A FLYING FIGURE, 29

IV MARTIN IS FOUND BY A DEAF OLD MAN, 33

V THE PEOPLE OF THE MIRAGE, 44

VI MARTIN MEETS WITH SAVAGES, 60

VII ALONE IN THE GREAT FOREST, 68

VIII THE FLOWER AND THE SERPENT, 76

IX THE BLACK PEOPLE OF THE SKY, 86

X A TROOP OF WILD HORSES, 95

XI THE LADY OF THE HILLS, 109

XII THE LITTLE PEOPLE UNDERGROUND, 117

XIII THE GREAT BLUE WATER, 129

XIV THE WONDERS OF THE HILLS, 135

XV MARTIN'S EYES ARE OPENED, 144

XVI THE PEOPLE OF THE MIST, 153

XVII THE OLD MAN OF THE SEA, 163

XVIII MARTIN PLAYS WITH THE WAVES, 173

NOTE, 184

_Illustrations_


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