Umboo, the Elephant

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1st World Publishing, Dec 1, 2004 - Fiction - 132 pages
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Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - "Oh, my! But it's hot! It is just too hot for anything!" cried Chako, one of the monkeys in the circus cage. "It is hotter under this tent than ever it was in the jungle! Whew!" and he hung by his tail and swung to and fro from a wooden bar. "In the jungle we could find a pool of water where we could keep cool," said another monkey, who was poking around the floor of the cage, hoping he could find a peanut. But there were only shells. "I wish I could go back to the jungle," he chattered. "What did you come away from the jungle for, if you don't like it in this circus?" asked Woo-Uff, the big yellow lion, who lay on his back in his cage, his legs stuck up in the air, for he was cooler that way. "Why did you come from the jungle, Chako?"
 

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Contents

Baby Umboo
7
On The March
16
Sliding Down Hill
26
Umboo Learns Something
33
Picking Nuts
42
Umboo Is Lost
51
Umboo And The Snake
59
Umboo Finds His Mother
68
To The Salt Spring
75
In A Trap
84
Umboo Goes To School
91
Umboo Is Sold
99
Umboo On The Ship
107
Umboo In The Circus
117
Umboo Remembers
124
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