The Discontented Gopher

A Prairie-Tale, written by L.Frank Baum, published by the South Dakota  Historical Society Press.
Zikki is a happy little gopher, living with his mom and siblings on the prairies of South Dakota.

Zikki is a happy little gopher, living with his mom and siblings on the prairies of South Dakota.

Zikki is granted a wish.

He is granted a wish.

Zikki is granted a wish. Does he wish wisely? Gee, I wonder.

Does he wish wisely? Gee, I wonder.

He's the richest gopher in the world. You'd think that would be enough.

He's the richest gopher in the world. You'd think that would be enough. Sigh.

He makes a few mistakes, suffers a few adventures, but he does survive.

He makes a few mistakes, suffers a few adventures, but he does survive.

He lives to be an older, wiser gopher.

He lives to be an older, wiser gopher.