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Big Book of Animal Stories

3.44  ·  Rating Details  ·  9 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Mixing exciting adventure and good-natured humor with gentle homily, Thornton W. Burgess's timeless stories have drawn generations of youngsters into the comforting world of the Green Forest, the Smiling Pool, and the Laughing Brook. Along with generous helpings of warmth and whimsy, the entertaining stories also offer valuable lessons about wildlife, the environment, and ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published November 2nd 2011 by Dover Publications (first published October 4th 2001)
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Deanna
Nov 30, 2010 Deanna rated it it was ok
Shelves: science, read-a-louds
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. : )
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Jul 28, 2010 Ahmad Worthy rated it liked it
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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,
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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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