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The Tale of Benny Badger (Sleepy-Time Tales)

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Arthur Scott Bailey (1877-1949) was author of more than forty children's books. Bailey attended St. Albans Academy and graduated in 1896, in a class of only eleven other students. He then went on to the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont, where he became involved in a fraternal organization, Sigma Phi. However, he left UVM in 1901 and transferred to Harvard, wher ...more
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We finished this yesterday. It was a part of "nature study". We did learn quite a bit about badgers, but it was in a slow, gentle way. The boys really enjoyed the book at first and then seemed to get a little bored and wanted to be done with it. The last few chapters picked up again and they didn't complain as much. You would definitely want to look at pictures of real badgers though. We also looked up some of the other animals Benny came in contact with.

One of my boys had decided that badgers a
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Copyright 1919.
Benny suffers from OCD.
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Arthur Scott Bailey (1877 – 1949) was an American writer. He was the author of more than forty children's books. He was born on November 15, 1877, in St. Albans, Vermont, United States, the second child of Winfield Scott Bailey and Harriet Sarah Goodhue (a girl, Ellen was born in 1876). Winfield Bailey owned a dry goods shop that was stated to be "one of the most reputable of St. Albans mercantile ...more
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