E. Boyd Smith
The Seashore Book
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The Seashore Book: Bob and Betty's Summer with Captain Hawes written by E. Boyd Smith, Published September 1912. This book has 12 stories. Example:
THE FIRST ROW
Now I will tell you how Bob and Betty spent the summer at the seashore with Captain Ben Hawes. Captain Hawes was an old sailor. After forty years' service on the high seas he had settled down ashore at Quohaug.
Bluff and hearty, and with no end of sea yarns and stories of strange adventures, and of foreign ports and peoples, he was more interesting to the children than the most fascinating fairy book.
His home was a little museum of odds and ends brought from different far-away lands, with everything arranged in shipshape order. The big green parrot, who could call "Ship ahoy!" "All aboard!" delighted the boy and girl. And the seashells, which gave the murmuring echo of the ocean when you put them to your ear. And the curiosities of strange sorts and shapes, from outlandish countries. [mehr]
Stichwörter: The Seashore Book, E. Boyd Smith