The Burgess Animal Book for Children (Kobo eBook)

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Following the success of “The Burgess Bird Book for Children”, Thornton W. Burgess’ fans clamored for more, thus prompting the author to produce “The Burgess Animal Book for Children”, a work similar to its predecessor. In this work the author instead turns his attention to the four-legged animals that populate the natural landscape of North America. Whimsically told through a conversation between Old Mother Nature and Peter Rabbit, characters that fans of Burgess’ work will recognize from his other books, “The Burgess Animal Book for Children” is a delightful and educationally entertaining work of naturalism, beautifully illustrated by artist Louis Agassiz Fuertes. Originally published in 1920, “The Burgess Animal Book for Children” is a classic work that will not only enchant readers of all ages but just may inspire the inner naturalist in all who are so lucky to discover it. This edition includes a biographical afterword.