We must also lessen the number of theological books, and choose the best; for it is not the number of books that make the learned man; nor much reading, but good books often read, however few, make a man learned in the Scriptures and pious. – Martin Luther

The story of Zephyr: a Christmas Cat Story by Jeanie Oliver Davidson Smith

The story of Zephyr: a Christmas Cat Story by Jeanie Oliver Davidson Smith

Edwy had been called “The Little Trapper.” He had read every book he could find about animals…He had made box-traps with his own hands, but in such a way, however, that it would hardly frighten the little creatures to be caught, for he would only keep the little prisoners an hour, or a minute perhaps, feed them, and let them go free. One day he had found in his trap a pretty brown-eyed musk-rat, and the creature found himself liberated beside his own stream, not a bit the worse for its experience. And one day he found a strange slate-colored dormouse, but it had managed to get out of its cage by its own ingenuity or some one’s help…

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  • Chapter 1. Edwy’s Wish
  • Chapter 2. The Little Trapper
  • Chapter 3. A Welcome Guest
  • Chapter 4. Zephyr “second”
  • Chapter 5. The Real Meaning Of Christmas
  • Chapter 6. Departure Of The First Group Of Campers
  • Chapter 7. One Of Zephyr’s Summer Homes
  • Chapter 8. A Surprise
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