1910. Illustrations by Harrison Cady, Gustavus C. Widney and Irma Deremeaux. Butler, the author of more than 30 books and more than 2,000 stories and essays, is most famous for his short story Pigs is Pigs in which a bureaucratic stationmaster insists on levying the livestock rate for a shipment of two pet guinea pigs that soon start proliferating geometrically. This volume contains: The Water Goats; Mr. Billings's Pockets; and Our First Burglar. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.