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Mother West Wind 'Why' Stories

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Mother West Wind Why Stories continues the adventures begun in the book Old Mother West Wind. This time we learn why Striped Chipmunk is proud of his stripes, why Peter Rabbit cannot fold his hands, why Unc Billy Possum plays dead, why
Paperback, 104 pages
Published September 5th 2009 by Flying Chipmunk Publishing (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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Francie Shoemaker
Read it early in my childhood late 40s early 50s
Lenny Husen
Another delightful classic for children. Stories with talking animals, morals, very G rated and forgettable.
George King
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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