Homer looks forward to meeting a super hero, but is perplexed when he sees him again after the show and he can't fix his own car problems. In one story in this series of stories a doughnut machine produces an immense amount, and another story details the competition for the biggest ball of string.
Henry Reed, Inc. (Puffin books)
On Henry's summer break he tries many different scientific experiments and money making schemes. Selling worms, catching rabbits, stopping traffic are all part of the hilarious stories of the entrepreneurial Henry and his neighbor Midge.
When an animal loving child adopts an exotic capybarra things don't go quite as planned. The Capybarra grows large and is a very curious animal.
The Whipping Boy
In this medieval tale, a prince and his whipping boy go on an adventure outside of the castle. Learning how to operate in society and escape danger the two become friends and learn much about the way others live.
The Master Key, An Electrical Fairy Tale Founded Upon the Mysteries of Electricity
Written by L Frank Baum, the author of the Wizard of Oz, The Master Key is a story filled with adventure. When Rob, a young boy, experiments with electricity he touches the master key and a demon appears. The demon sends him on adventures with new electrical devices. Many adventures ensue delighting the reader and making us all think about the effects of technology.
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