by Thornton Burgess
The obvious message here is to not deceive your friends, but I also noticed that the story illustrates some good problem-solving. When Sammy Jay adamantly protests that he's not screaming in the night and nobody believes him, he simply moves away so that it's obvious he's not the source of trouble. It's not the first time Burgess has shown how the characters use logic to figure out things that puzzle them, but it stood out to me for some reason this time.
I read this one on my kindle.
rating: 3/5 ......... 72 pages, 1914 ........ find it at Powell's Books or on Amazon
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