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41 Illustrated Children's Stories from Enid Blyton

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BILLY'S LITTLE BOATS
Billy thought hard for a moment. " Let me see," he said. " It's no use lending you my ship—it's far too big. And I've lost the oars of my little boat. And paper boats would soak with water and sink half-way across. Oh! I know! I know! I've thought of just the right thing for you! "
" What? What? " cried the brownies excitedly.
" I'll make you walnut-shell boats! " said Billy. " They'll be just the right size for you. One of you will go nicely into each. They float beauti­fully—and I can make you tiny sails so that the wind will blow you across! "
Billy ran downstairs. He had counted the brownies and there were
As soon as the brownies saw how the boats were made, they began to help.
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