- Frohn, John C.
- Humor, People
- University of California Libraries, the Internet Archive
- Nonsense for old and young
- Field, Eugene
- Boston: Henry A. Dickerman & Son, 1901
- Open Library:
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A smiling and disheveled creature with a tail ending like an arrowhead rides a broom. The full verse reads:
There was an awful bugaboo
Whose eyes were red and hair was blue;
His teeth were long and sharp and white
And he went proling ’round at night.
Keywords: 1900s, 20th century, children's book, color, flying, monster, smiling, yellow