Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

And Whose Home Is This? ; See If You Can Identify These Famous Animal Characters in Children's Literature by Where They Lived

Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

And Whose Home Is This? ; See If You Can Identify These Famous Animal Characters in Children's Literature by Where They Lived

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1. What little Spanish bull liked to just 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 pachyderm sat on a nest 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. Who hid, ears up, in a "tiny sprinkling pail" in a toolshed?

6. Who lived in a forest all by himself under the name of Sanders?

7. This musical insect took up residence in a Times Square newsstand. What was his name, and what was he?

8. What head of a family of field mice lived in a slightly damaged cinder block, abandoned in a garden?

9. What classy rodent rode a Fifth Avenue bus, raced a sailboat in Central Park (and won), and drove a little car north to try to find the bird of his dreams? …

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