The Animal Story Book - online children's book

Edited By Andrew Lang And With Numerous Illustrations By H. J. Ford

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PATCH AND THE CHICKENS
and in a very short time she reappeared, followed by her feathered family, and again they took up their abode in the cottage. Every morning Patch used to take them out for a walk, and it was a most amusing sight to see the little terrier followed by a procession of six stately hens.
At last their living in the house became such an in­convenience to the farmer's wife that poor Patch's children had to be killed.
For some time Patch was very unhappy, and would still go into the farmyard to look for her six chickens.
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