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The Burgess Animal Book for Children

By: Thornton W. Burgess
Published By: Double9 Books
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Peter Rabbit is the main character of Thornton Burgess' The Burgess Animal Book for Children. He visits Old Mother Nature, who teaches him all about the many creatures in the forest, since he wants to understand more about his family and the other animals in the forest. Jenny Wren advises Peter Rabbit to get in touch with Old Mother Nature, who is eager to assist, when she discovers that he wants to learn more about his four-legged friends that live with him in the Green Meadows and Green Forest. She educates Peter about a variety of animals during their "classroom" conversations, including the Arctic Hare, Antelope Jack, Flying Squirrel, Mountain Beaver, Pocket Gopher, Grasshopper Mouse, Silvery Bat, Mule Deer, and Grizzly Bear.This interesting book introduces young readers to a variety of wildlife and the interactions between the animals while retelling Burgess' stories with all the warmth and whimsy they are known for. The charming collection of amusing stories will undoubtedly take today's young readers to the same captivating natural world that delighted generations of youngsters before them.Through a brilliant tale, the book educates readers about the many families and orders of numerous animals in a very engaging way.

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Thornton W. Burgess

Thornton Waldo Burgess (January 17, 1874 - June 5, 1965) was an American conservationist and children's author. He was often known as the Bedtime Story-Man, after his newspaper column Bedtime Stories. Up till his retirement, he had written more than 170 books and 15,000 stories. His father was an immediate ancestor of Thomas Burgess, one of the original inhabitants of Sandwich in 1637. Burgess wrote his first stories under the pen name W. B. Thornton. Burgess continued to write books for the next 50 years, and they were translated into several languages, including French, Gaelic, German, Italian, Spanish, and Swedish. Between 1895 and 1962, Burgess "nearly 900" tales, poems, and scientific studies to publications. Included in this total are 201 children's stories written for People's Home Journal. Every issue of Burgess magazine from May 1913 until the magazine demise in December 1929 included a children's tale for more than 16 years. Burgess' final book, Now I Remember, Autobiography of an Amateur Naturalist, was released in 1960. At the age of 86, Burgess penned his 15,000th newspaper column the same year. At the age of 91, he passed away on June 5th, 1965. A year prior, his son had passed quite unexpectedly.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 212 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9356568219
  • ISBN-13: 9789356568211
  • Item Weight: 254.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 11.9 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Literary Criticism / Children's Literature