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Rolf in the Woods: The Adventures of a Boy Scout with Indian Quonab & Little Dog Skookum

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A historical book by Seton, it narrates the heroic tale of American Boy Scouts and how they won various sea fights and battles. The author has wonderfully captured the beauty of wild life and nature. With its theme of bravery and heroism, the book sets a great example for all readers especially young boys. Inspirational
Paperback, 472 pages
Published May 3rd 1994 by Stevens Publishing (first published January 1st 1911)
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Matthew
Jun 03, 2009 Matthew rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Funny, I just read the description of this book that GoodReads uses. It is nothing like that at all. I don't know what book they are talking about, but it sure isn't the story of Rolf and his dog Skookum-chuck.

An excellent and wonderfully told story with how-to instructions for a variety of outdoor skills, such as building a teepee to a bow-drill fire starter. I was surprised to see find this book on goodreads. I was even more surprised to find an edition published recently. The copy that I own
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James Eckman
Oct 04, 2014 James Eckman rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction
Fun when I was a kid but sadly dated.
Metodi Markov
Jun 22, 2015 Metodi Markov rated it it was amazing
Написана от изключителен познавач и любител на природата, тази книга е любовно обяснение към нея. Няма начин да не обикнете Куонаб, Ролф и Скукъм, да не се зарадвате на приключенията им из северните гори, да не се възхитите на красивите описания излезли из под перото на естественика Ърнест Томпсън Сетън. Той, редом с Джерълд Даръл ме научиха на толкова много като дете, но най вече да ценя заобикалящото ни, независимо колко просто и маловажно изглежда на пръв поглед.

На български заглавието и е "Л
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One of my favourite books, when i was young. I really enjoyed whole story, it was amazing and for me ( i was 10 years old) very strong story.
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my fav book in childhood <3
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Ernest Thompson Seton was a Scots-Canadian (and naturalized U.S. citizen) who became a noted author, wildlife artist, founder of the Woodcraft Indians, and one of the founding pioneers of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). Seton also heavily influenced Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting. His notable books related to Scouting include The Birch Bark Roll and The Boy Scout Handbook. He is respo ...more
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“Thar is two things that every national crisis is bound to show up: first, a lot o' dum fools in command; second, lot o great commanders in the ranks. An' fortunately before the crisis is over the hull thing is sure set right, and the men is where they oughter be.” 1 likes
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