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Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 2, 3, 4, 5
Page count: 5
Categories: Fantasy, Folk Tale, Scottish


Barbara Brooks

Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 1, Num 4, Dec 1973

Story Summary

Argyle was a normal sheep until he found a valley of colorful flowers to eat that turned his coat blue, red, white, green, purple and yellow. Well Mr. Macdougal started shearing and Mrs. MacDougal started knitting and pretty soon the first pair of Argyle socks were born.