The Burgess Animal Book for Children (Paperback)
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This classic text by Thornton Burgess contains a number of charming fictitious tales of animals as diverse as the wren and the mole. Burgess's vivid imagination and genuine love of the creatures he depicts is apparent in all the stories found on these pages. This volume is a must addition for any collection of nature books for children.
About the Author
Thornton Waldo Burgess (January 14, 1874 - June 5, 1965) was a conservationist and author of children's stories. Burgess loved the beauty of nature and its living creatures so much that he wrote about them for 50 years in books and his newspaper column, "Bedtime Stories". He was sometimes known as the Bedtime Story-Man. By the time he retired, he had written over 170 books and 15,000 stories for the daily newspaper column.