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41 Illustrated Children's Stories from Enid Blyton

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THE TALE OF MR. BUSYBODY
So that evening scores of the little folk went to see the Shoes.
on, of course, but it would be most exciting to see the magic shoes that had run away with so many people.
So that evening scores of the little folk went to Old Man Jog-About's tent, and paid a penny to see the wonderful shoes. Jog-About's servant, little Pipkin, soon had his bag full of pennies, and grinned in delight at his master.
Mister Busybody paid his penny like the rest and heard it clink into Pipkin's leather bag. He gaped at the famous shoes, bright red and yellow, laced with green thongs. They were pointed shoes, with no heels, and looked rather small. Mister Busybody touched them and felt how soft yet strong, the leather was.
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