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Swatty: A Story of Real Boys

by Ellis Parker Butler

The story follows a group of boys, including the titular character Swatty, as they navigate the ups and downs of childhood in a small town. The book is full of humorous anecdotes and relatable moments that will make readers of all ages smile and laugh. Throughout the story, Swatty and his friends learn important life lessons about friendship, honesty, and perseverance. The characters are charming and endearing, making it easy for readers to root for them as they face the challenges of growing up. One of the notable aspects of the book is how it portrays the innocence of childhood. The story is set in a simpler time and place, where kids spend their days playing outside and using their imaginations to entertain themselves. It's a nostalgic glimpse into a bygone era that will resonate with readers of all ages. "Swatty: A Story of Real Boys" is a timeless classic that has stood the test of time. It's a charming and entertaining book that will delight readers young and old. Its enduring popularity is a testament to the enduring legacy of its author, Ellis Parker Butler.

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Language

English

Original Language

English

Published In

1910

Author

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Ellis Parker Butler

United States

Ellis Parker Butler was an American author known for his humorous and light-hearted writing style. Born on December 5, 1869, in Muscatine, Iowa, he grew up in a large family and had a passion for writ...

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