Ten Little Cookies

: Boys And Girls Bookshelf

Ten little cookies, brown and crisp and fine--

Grandma gave Baby one; then there were nine.

Nine little cookies on a china plate--

Betty took a small one; then there were eight.

Eight little cookies, nice and round and even--

The butcher boy ate one; then there were seven.

Seven little cookies, much liked by chicks--

The old hen a
e one, then there were six.

Six little cookies, when grandma went to drive--

Betty had another one; then there were five.

Five little cookies, placed too near the door--

The little doggie ate one; then there were four.

Four little cookies, brown as brown could be--

Grandma took one for herself, then there were three.

Three little cookies--when grandpa said, "I too,

Would like a very little one", then there were two.

Two little cookies--fast did Betty run

To give one to her mamma; then there was one.

One little cooky--and now our story is done,

Baby Jane ate the last, then there was none.