The Magic Kettle The Magic Kettle
By Andrew Lang ReadOasis Step 3 (Part 3) Many people came to see the kettle. They passed it around to look it over closely.... The Magic Kettle

By Andrew Lang
ReadOasis Step 3
(Part 3)

Many people came to see the kettle. They passed it around to look it over closely. Then Jim took it back and set it on the table. He commanded it to become a raccoon. In an instant the handle began to change into a head, and the spout into a tail, while the four paws appeared at the sides. “Dance,” said Jim, and the raccoon danced.

The people could not stand still any longer, and they began to dance, too. Gracefully the raccoon led the fan dance, and th...

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