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Old Mother West Wind and 6 Other Stories

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This special set of seven delightful books of warmth and whimsy take young readers to the Green Forest to meet Johnny Chuck, Bobby Raccoon, and other characters to learn gentle lessons about wildlife and the environment.
Paperback, 672 pages
Published October 11th 1996 by Dover Publications
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GENTLE LESSONS IN MORALITY

Published in 1910 these 16 short animal tales were written for the author's son. A dedicated conservationist from Cape Cod Burgess introduces young children to a rogues' gallery of critters--who learn lessons the hard way. Mother West Wind brings her own children, the merry little breezes, down to play each morning; what they watch the various animal characters do and say provides human children with simple, sometimes humorous advice on moral behavior--without being pr
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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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