Thornton W. Burgess





Thornton W. Burgess


Born
in Sandwich, Mass., The United States
January 15, 1874

Died
June 05, 1965

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Thornton W. (Waldo) Burgess (1874-1965), American author, naturalist and conservationist, wrote popular children's stories including the Old Mother West Wind (1910) series. He would go on to write more than 100 books and thousands of short-stories during his lifetime.

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The Burgess Bird Book for C...

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The Adventures of Peter Cot...

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Old Mother West Wind

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The Adventures of Reddy Fox

4.06 avg rating — 397 ratings — published 1913 — 57 editions
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The Adventures of Chatterer...

4.04 avg rating — 266 ratings — published 1915 — 33 editions
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The Adventures of Old Mr. Toad

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The Adventures of Danny Mea...

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The Adventures of Jimmy Skunk

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The Adventures of Grandfath...

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The Burgess Animal Book for...

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“What's in a name? Sometimes a lot of real work.”
Thornton W. Burgess

“That's the trouble with thoughtlessness; it never remembers other people.”
Thornton W. Burgess

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Thornton W. Burgess, Old Mother West Wind