The cob crashes through the window of a music store in Billings, Montana and steals a brass trumpet on a cord. Our hero, Louis, does not sit around and whine.
Louis convinces Sam to split one of his webbed feet with a razor blade, making "fingers" so that he can play more notes. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Sam goes to Philadelphia and strikes a deal with the Head Man: Louis convinces the Head Man not to clip her wings until Louis can get a friend to talk for him.
He leaves Boston and takes up temporary residence at the Philadelphia Zoo. Louis saves a boy who falls out of a canoe. Once he can play a little, Louis goes to visit Sam Beaver. Finally his lady is in love with him.
He also receives a Lifesaving Medal for rescuing a drowning camper. He plays it and she wakes up to really see him. The swans are worried when Sam Beaver, an year-old boy on a camping trip with his father, begins coming to the lake everyday to watch them; the cob believes that human boys are dangerous.
The wind was right, and I could hear the notes of tapsjust as darkness fell. Louis picks up his horn and plays the song he had written for her. Unfortunately, the storekeeper sees the swan coming and gets his gun. As the season ends, Louis gets a telegram asking him to come to Philadelphia and play in a night club.
His father moves into the act at this point and breaks into a music store to steal a trumpet. Sam suggests that Louis get a job so he can pay the store for the trumpet and the damaged window.
The father swan gets back home and is able to brag about his dangerous adventure. The Camp agrees to hire him. Louis has a hard time discovering how to make a sound with the trumpet. Louis takes his family on a trip around the country to all the places he worked each summer.
There are moral lessons to be learned all through the book. He writes in his journal: He decided that Sam might know how to get a job. My father heard it, too. Swans mate for a lifetime, so it is important to be able to court a lady swan by trumpeting to her.
After the birth of their cygnetsthe cob proudly leads his children to Sam to introduce them. They swim around each other and then duck heads to one side and then the other of the opposite swan.
The main character in the book is the swan, Louis. Father swan goes back to Billings. He convinces the Head Man to postpone the operation for a short while and sends a telegram to Sam, asking for help.Feb 21, · Title of book The Trumpet of the Swan Author E.B White Illustrator Edward Francino Setting Canada, Montana, Camp Kookooskoo, Boston, The Ritz hotel, Pennsylvania, Billings, the Hospital Main Characters: Louis A Swan that has a speech problem Sam A boy who loves animals Serena A swan thet Lois loves Summary: Write.
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