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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 3 pages of information about The Great Red Frog.

The King flew into a rage, and rushed out of the room declaring that he would go to war with the King of the Frogs.

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So the Chamberlain made a speech to the Army.

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But the Army was so afraid of the Great Red Frog that they were taken ill and could not go.

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And without saying a word to anyone, little Omolo climbed on to a
Stork’s back—­

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And flew off to save the Princess.

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Now the Stork had a friend, a very wise Owl, to whom they went for advice.  The Owl put on his glasses and a very grave voice.  He told Omolo where he would find a Magic Sword, and also where the King of the Frogs lived.

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Then, after thanking the Owl, they went on again and finally found the King Frog at home; but Omolo was rather surprised to see the Princess taking afternoon tea with him, and not frightened in the least.

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When she saw Omolo, she clapped her hands with delight, but before she could say a word, he attacked the King of the Frogs with his Magic Sword and wounded him.  Directly the Sword touched the Frog,—­

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He changed into a splendid King with a Ruby Crown.  The Princess was delighted, for, as of course you have guessed, he was the real King of Noware.

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He thanked Omolo graciously, and, taking the Magic Sword, he changed the little Blue Dwarf into a handsome fellow, and made him an Earl on the spot, and gave him command of the Army.

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And being very pleased with the kind Stork he changed him into a man, and made him his Chancellor.  He was a bit storky at first, but he gradually improved.

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Thoughtfully leaving the King and the Princess to talk things over, Earl Omolo went out and caught a Robin, changed it into a smart soldier, and sent him off recruiting.  Very shortly there were thousands of Robins twittering to be enlisted.

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They marched back to the Palace with a large army, and everybody was pleased to see them, except the false King and the Chamberlain, who begged the King to spare their lives, and as he was very happy he did so.  But they were justly punished.

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So the King married the Princess, and they had a magnificent Coronation, and as everybody was happy at the end—­I hope you will be happy at

Theend.

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