MACMILLAN GUIDED READERSBEGINNER LEVELMARK TWAINThe Adventures ofTom SawyerRetold by F. H. CornishMACMILLANCLASSICS
56789101112131415A Note About the AuthorA Note About This StoryThe People in This Story‘Look Behind You!’The FenceThe BeetleHuckleberry FinnBecky ThatcherThe GraveyardWritten in BloodMuff Potter in JailThe PiratesA Funeral and a TrialBuried TreasureThe Picnic at the CavesLost!Injun Joe’s RevengeThe RewardIllinoiJackson’s IslandSt Petersburg (Hannibal)McDougal’s CavesST LOUIS East St LouisMRiverriveurisRisosissippiM I S S O U R INioisOhMI L L I N O I SEWRiveSr
1‘Look Behind You!’‘Tom!’There was no reply.‘Tom!’There was no reply.‘Where is he?’ said Aunt Polly.She went to the door of the kitchen and looked intothe garden. ‘TOM!’ she shouted again.There was no reply from the garden.Then Aunt Polly heard a noise in the kitchen. Sheturned round and she saw Tom. He came out of thefood cupboard. He ran towards the door. Aunt Pollygrabbed his jacket and he stopped.‘Why were you in the food cupboard?’ she asked.Then she saw Tom’s mouth. It was bright red.‘I know!’ she said. ‘You were eating my fruit! Tom,you are a bad boy!’The old lady lifted her hand. She was going to hitTom.‘Look behind you, Aunt Polly!’ said Tom.Aunt Polly let go of Tom’s jacket and turned roundquickly. Tom ran away. He ran into the garden andclimbed over the fence.‘Tom Sawyer!’ said Aunt Polly. Then she laughed.‘He always plays tricks on me,’ she said to herself. ‘Inever learn.’8
It was 1844. Tom was eleven years old. He lived in StPetersburg, Missouri. St Petersburg was a town on theMississippi River, in North America.Tom’s parents were dead. He lived with his father’ssister, Aunt Polly. Tom was not clean and tidy. He didnot help Aunt Polly with the housework. He oftenbehaved badly. But Aunt Polly loved him very much.Aunt Polly loved Tom but she worried about himtoo.‘Tom must behave better,’ she said to herself. ‘Hemust obey me. He must be a good boy. He stole myfruit and I will punish him. He must do some work.Tomorrow is Saturday. There’s no school on Saturday.Tomorrow, Tom will paint the fence.’9
2The FenceIt was Saturday morning. There was no school today.But Tom had to work. He had to paint the fence. Itwas a long fence around the garden of Aunt Polly’shouse.Tom had a big bucket of paint and a brush with along handle. He looked at the fence.‘I want to go swimming. I want to go fishing. I wantto play with my friends,’ said Tom to himself. ‘I don’twant to paint the fence. My friends will all see me.They’ll laugh at me.’Tom started to paint.After an hour, Tom was tired. He looked sadly atthe big bucket of paint and the brush with the longhandle. Then Tom had an idea. He smiled.He started to paint the fence again.Soon he saw one of his friends, Ben Rogers. Ben waswalking towards him. He was making strange noises.Ben was a steamboat on the Mississippi River!‘Ting-a-ling!’ he said. He was making the noise ofthe bell on the steamboat. ‘Sssh! Sssh!’ he said. He wasmaking the noise of the steam in the engine of thesteamboat.Ben was holding a big red apple.‘I’m going swimming,’ Ben said. ‘You have to work!’‘I’m not working,’ said Tom. ‘This isn’t work!’10
‘Do you like painting the fence?’ asked Ben. He wassurprised.‘Yes,’ said Tom.Tom started to paint again. Sometimes he stoppedand looked at the fence. Then he painted again. Therewas a happy smile on his face.Ben watched him. ‘Let me paint the fence,’ he said.‘No,’ said Tom. ‘It’s very difficult to paint a fence.’Ben was not happy. Tom liked painting the fence.So Ben wanted to paint the fence.‘Please let me paint it,’ he said. ‘I’ll give you some ofmy apple.’Tom thought for a minute. ‘No,’ he replied. And hesmiled and started to paint again.‘I’ll give you all of my apple,’ said Ben.Tom thought for another minute. ‘All right,’ hesaid.So Tom sat down and started to eat Ben’s apple.And Ben started to paint the fence.11
After an hour, Ben was tired. He gave the bucket ofpaint and the brush to Tom. Then he went away. Hemade the noises of a steamboat again. ‘Ting-a-ling!Sssh! Sssh!’Then Tom saw another friend, Billy Fisher. Billywas holding a kite.‘Ben was painting your fence,’ said Billy. ‘Let mepaint your fence.’‘No,’ replied Tom. ‘Lots of boys want to paint myfence. But it’s very difficult to paint a fence.’‘Oh,’ said Billy.‘Ben gave me his apple,’ said Tom. ‘Then he paintedthe fence.’12
‘Tom Sawyer!’ said Aunt Polly. Then she laughed. ‘He always plays tricks on me,’ she said to herself. ‘I never learn.’ 8. 9 It was 1844. Tom was eleven years old. He lived in St Petersburg, Missouri. St Petersburg was a town on the Mississippi River, in North America. Tom’s parents were dead. He lived with his father’s sister, Aunt Polly. Tom was not clean and tidy. He did not .
“Huck” Finn, the narrator of two other Twain novels (Tom Sawyer Abroad and Tom Sawyer, Detective) and a friend of Tom Sawyer’s. It’s a direct sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. The book is known for “changing the course of children’s literature” in the United St
TOM Well, not "Sawyer Ha Ha. Just "Sawyer." ABIGAil. You're kidding. TOM Well, kind of. My first name really is 'Tom.' But my last name isn't really 'Sawyer." I took it on as kind of a stage name. I've always wanted to be an actor. DOLLY Here. Try this. (Helps Tom into a jacket and hat.) It fits. HARLEY Now you look like a 'Tom Sawyer." CAPTAIN
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from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer MARK TWAIN In this famous selection from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876), written by Mark Twain (born Samuel Langhorne Clemens, 1835–1910), Tom, burdened with the chore to whitewash his Aunt Polly’s fence as punishment for his having played hooky from school, comes up with an ingenious way to get out of his work: He convinces his friends that it’s .