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Big Book of Animal Stories
This collection of irresistible tales features Peter Cottontail andthe ever-hungry Reddy Fox, Buster Bear and Little Joe Otter, Grandfather Frog, who's determined to see the Great World beyond the familiar vistas of the Smiling Pool, plus other exciting tales starring Jimmy Skunk, Billy Mink, and all their animal friends! ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published November 2nd 2011 by Dover Publications
(first published October 4th 2001)
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Caleb really enjoys this book. This is a great science read a loud for the littles. You may ask why the two star rating? I have a personal aversion to talking animal books. It's just a personal opinion. You may observe my low ratings of E.B. White books if you doubt. : )
I like this book because it has a abundance of stories that deals with animals. The stories use a lot of rhyming words and cool pictures. The child will like this story because it shows a sense of humor in the language in the text,
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.More about Thornton W. Burgess...