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Among the Forest People

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A charming series of nature stories for young children, including tales of red squirrels, great horned owls, rattlesnakes, and bats. No one can read these realistic conversations of the little creatures of the wood without being most tenderly drawn toward them. Within the context of each story children learn many entertaining facts about the lives and habits of these littl ...more
Paperback, 148 pages
Published November 21st 2005 by Yesterday's Classics (first published May 9th 1900)
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Heather
Jun 04, 2008 rated it it was amazing
This is one of the best books we've read thus far. It is a series of animal stories and each story tells a little bit (or a lot) about the habits and characteristics of a different animal. They all talk so if you don't like talking animals then don't read these.

Each story also has a subtle moral like obey your parents, don't gossip, pride can get you in trouble, etc.

This is truly a "living book", as Charlotte Mason would say. It was so well written (a bit old-fashioned though) and taught so muc
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Leila
Aug 01, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Delightful nature readings for children.
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A nice "living book" about various animals that live in the forest.
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