Burrows, Bathtubs, and Barnyards

Burrows, Bathtubs, and Barnyards

Burrows, Bathtubs, and Barnyards Burrows, Bathtubs, and Barnyards
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  1. What little Spanish bull liked to sit under a cork tree and smell the flowers instead of fighting in the ring?
  2. What surly rat complained about his temporary home in a crate with a soon-to-be-famous pig?
  3. What Dr. Seuss-inspired pachyderm nested in a tree as a favor to a bird friend named Mayzie?
  4. What peace-loving, Lilliputian creatures wearing bright colors but seldom shoes called their home Middle Earth?
  5. What wishful donkey lived unhappily as a pebble on a rock?
  6. Who hid, ears up, in a 'tiny sprinkling pail' in a tool-shed?
  7. What wayward ducks eventually found a home in the Boston Public Gardens and were sketched by their 'author' in his nearby bathtub?
  8. Who lived in a forest all by himself under the name of Sanders?
  9. What creature, with eyes of flame, 'came whiffling through the tulgey wood'?
  10. This musical insect took up residence in a Times Square newsstand. Who (and what) was he?
  11. What head of a family of field mice lived in a slightly damaged cinder block, abandoned in a garden?
  12. What classy rodent rode a Fifth Avenue bus, raced a sailboat in Central Park (and won), and drove a car North to visit the bird of his dreams?

(courtesy of Nancy Kendall)

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