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BLACK BEAUTY Anna Sewell

BLACK BEAUTY
Anna Sewell



Written as a novelistic appeal for the humane treatment of horses, Black Beauty enjoyed a success far exceeding its author's dreams. Within a few months of its publication in 1877, the book unexpectedly became an overwhelming popular success, ultimately the most celebrated animal story of the 19th century and one of the most popular children's classics in the English language. The suspenseful, deeply moving...
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BLACKY THE CROW Thornton W. Burgess

BLACKY THE CROW
Thornton W. Burgess



Children will love this wonderful tale of a crow who spies two fresh eggs in a nest belonging to Hooty the Owl and Mrs. Hooty. Does Blacky snatch those delicious eggs? Filled with humor and important lessons about nature and wildlife. Softcover, 80 pages
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BOWSER THE HOUND Thornton Burgess

BOWSER THE HOUND
Thornton Burgess



Bowser the Hound isn't very clever-certainly not as clever as Old Man Coyote, who's full of tricks! There's one thing, though, that Bowser's really good at, and that's pursuing someone who'll give him a long, hard run. Actually, he'll go without eating just for the pleasure of chasing Reddy and Granny Fox or Old Man Coyote. One day, Bowser gets more than he bargained for when Old Man Coyote decides to lead him on a...
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BUSTER BEAR'S TWINS Thornton W. Burgess

BUSTER BEAR'S TWINS
Thornton W. Burgess



Mother Bear has a secret - actually, two of them - and their names are Boxer and Woof-Woof. Young readers will find out how the young cubs get even with Peter Rabbit, what happens when the bears meet their father, and much more. Softcover, 80 pages
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CHATTERER THE RED SQUIRREL Thornton W. Burgess

CHATTERER THE RED SQUIRREL
Thornton W. Burgess



This delightfully told tale chronicles escapades of a bushy-tailed little mischief-maker who decides to leave the Green Forest for a new home, only to find that curiosity, carelessness, and mistrust can lead to a heap of troubles. Entertaining adventures among "the lesser folk in fur and feathers," created by a beloved storyteller. Paperback, 96 pages
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DANNY MEADOW MOUSE Thornton W. Burgess

DANNY MEADOW MOUSE
Thornton W. Burgess



A plump little meadow mouse, always an inviting target for hungry hunters in the Green Meadow, spends much of his time avoiding the clutches of Hooty the Owl, Reddy Fox and Old Granny Fox, Mr. Blacksnake, and other pesky predators as he explores the Old Briar-patch and Farmer Brown's orchard. Paperback, 96 pages
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GRANDFATHER FROG Thornton W. Burgess

GRANDFATHER FROG
Thornton W. Burgess



Determined to see the Great World beyond the familiar vistas of the Smiling Pool, Grandfather Frog leaps forth only to tumble haplessly into the pitfalls of greed, boastfulness, and carelessness. This time-honored classic mixes exciting adventure and good-natured humor with gentle homily. Paperback, 96 pages
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JOHNNY CHUCK Thornton W. Burgess

JOHNNY CHUCK
Thornton W. Burgess



Spring has arrived and Johnny Chuck goes wandering, gets in a fight, and sets up housekeeping with Polly Chuck. 6 illustrations paperback, 96 pages
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LIGHTFOOT THE DEER Thornton W. Burgess

LIGHTFOOT THE DEER
Thornton W. Burgess



Exciting, sensitively told tale of a courageous animal pursued by a determined, two-legged predator with a deadly weapon. Valuable lessons about nature and wildlife in this illustrated, easy-to-read text about a handsome creature and his helpful friends in the Green Forest. Paperback, 96 pages
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MOTHER WEST WIND'S ANIMAL FRIENDS Thornton W. Burgess

MOTHER WEST WIND'S ANIMAL FRIENDS
Thornton W. Burgess



Old Mother West Wind has a lot of friends in the Green Forest, among them Reddy Fox, Happy Jack Squirrel, old Mr. Toad, Billy Mink, Little Joe Otter, and Jerry Muskrat. And of course, she and the Merry Little Breezes (all members of her family) are always ready to help if trouble comes their way. And one day it does! A mysterious stranger comes to live in their neighborhood, making the regular inhabitants extremely...
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