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The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 5, Adult
Page count: 8
Categories: Humor



Appeared in

The Birds and Beasts of Mark Twain

Story Summary

Jim Smiley had about the most uncommonest luck of anyone who ever placed a bet, that is until he placed Daniel, his jumping frog up against another man's frog and Daniel could barely lift himself off the ground due to the quail shot the other man secretly dumped down his gullet.