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Wild Animals I Have Known

By: Ernest Thompson Seton
Published By: Double9 Books
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Ernest Thompson Seton, a naturalist and artist, wrote a collection of short tales titled "Wild Animals I Have Known". The chapters of the book cover the behavior and characteristics of several wild animals, such as wolves, grizzly bears, and coyotes. The most well-known chapter in the book is "Lobo, the King of Currumpaw," which is about a mythical wolf and the rancher who hunted him. Additional tales include the bond between a wild horse and a Native American man in "The Pacing Mustang" and "The Springfield Fox," which portrays the ingenuity of a fox who outwits pursuers. Animal behavior is vividly described in Seton's work, and he often depicts animals in anthropomorphic ways that give them rich feelings and personalities. Seton stresses the need of appreciating and preserving wild creatures and their habitats throughout the whole book. The famous piece of nature literature "Wild Creatures I Have Known" has influenced many readers to value and preserve the natural world.

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Ernest Thompson Seton

Naturalist, author, and artist Ernest Thompson Seton was an American who lived from 1860 until 1946. He was born in South Shields, County Durham, England to Scottish parents. He moved to Canada with his family when he was six years old. There, he worked as a naturalist when he was a young guy, researching and capturing the prairie animals on paper. In his book "Wild Animals I Have Known," Seton collected his own accounts of his encounters with numerous wild animals. As a result of the book's success, Seton rose to prominence in the field of nature writing. Seton co-founded the Boy Scouts of America and was a well-known conservationist. He produced a large number of books and essays on outdoor education and wilderness survival because he thought it was crucial to educate children about the natural environment. Seton spent some years living among the tribes of the Southwest and later became active in Native American rights movement. Up to the time of his death in 1946, he kept producing writing and art. The Ernest Thompson Seton Institute, which supports wildlife art, outdoor education, and conservation, honors Seton's legacy today.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 113 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9357487352
  • ISBN-13: 9789357487351
  • Item Weight: 135.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 6.65 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Action & Adventure,Fiction / Fantasy / General,Juvenile Nonfiction / Animals / Lions, Tigers, Leopards, etc