The Enid Blyton Holiday Book - complete online version

41 Illustrated Children's Stories from Enid Blyton

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THE TOP THAT RAN AWAY
its balance and fell. It zoomed angrily and spun away down the lane. Soon it met a kitten chasing a piece of paper.
" Zooooooooom !" said the top. " I'm a wonder, I am! See me spin! Hear me hum! Zoooom! Can you do that? "
" Miaow! " said the kitten in alarm. " No, I can't go round like that—it's silly. And why should I hum if I can mew? Get off my piece of paper. I'm playing with it."
The top spun round on the paper and wouldn't get off. The kitten crouched and sprang. Her claws scratched the shining top and made marks on it. The top spun crooked and zoomed crossly. It spun away from the kitten and went on its way.
Then it met a big cow. 264
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