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Mr. Turtle's Flying Adventure: Hollow Tree Stories
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature. Kessinger ...more
hardcopy, 120 pages
Published 1917 by Harper & Brothers Publishers
(first published 1915)
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Albert Bigelow Paine is nowadays known only as a friend and biographer of Mark Twain. A shame, as many of his Hollow Tree stories are very good. Loosely for children, the Old Black Crow, Mr. 'Possum, and Mr 'Coon all live in a Hollow Tree in the Big Deep Woods, and interact with their friends (Mr. Turtle, Mr. Rabbit...) and their sometimes enemies (Mr. Man, Mr. Dog -- although some stories take place after Mr. Dog has befriended them). The language is well above par for modern children's stories ...more
Albert Bigelow Paine was an American author and biographer best known for his work with Mark Twain. Paine was a member of the Pulitzer Prize Committee and wrote in several genres, including fiction, humour, and verse.More about Albert Bigelow Paine...