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Mother West Wind Why Stories

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His outdoor observations in nature were used as plots for his stories. In his first book, Old Mother West Wind, published in 1910, the reader meets many of the characters found in later books
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Published by Kiddy Monster Publication (first published 1915)
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Sadie
**Update 3/8/15****

I did love this book as a child and love it even more now that I'm a mother. These are wonderful short stories about various animals and how they came to look the way they do or behave the way they do. We have loved all the stories and especially curious Peter and wise old Grandfather Frog.

I had put this on my kindle and every time we went camping as a family, I would read my children one story each night. We finally finished this book last night. We started when my twins were
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Another delightful classic for children. Stories with talking animals, morals, very G rated and forgettable.
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I read these in the 1940's--good children series.
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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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