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THE ADVENTURES OF BUSTER BEAR Thornton W. Burgess

THE ADVENTURES OF BUSTER BEAR
Thornton W. Burgess



This delightfully told tale recounts, in large easy-to-read type, the escapades of an amiable bear who comes to live in the Green Forest, where he playfully annoys Little Joe Otter and other occupants. Gentle lessons about the dangers of greed, pride, and insensitivity accompanied by charming illustrations. Paperback, 96 pages
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THE ADVENTURES OF HAPPY JACK Thornton W. Burgess

THE ADVENTURES OF HAPPY JACK
Thornton W. Burgess



Master storyteller Burgess charms youngsters once again with tales of life in the Green Forest. This time he recounts the adventures of Happy Jack Squirrel, who starts the day cheerily enough but soon finds himself trying every trick he knows to get away from his enemy, Shadow the Weasel. Four black-and-white illustrations. Paperback, 128 pages
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THE ADVENTURES OF JERRY MUSKRAT Thornton W. Burgess

THE ADVENTURES OF JERRY MUSKRAT
Thornton W. Burgess



Beloved children's classic concerns the problems faced by Jerry Muskrat and the other creatures of the Green Forest when the water stops flowing in the Laughing Brook and the Smiling Pool. Children will love finding out how Jerry, Little Joe Otter, Billy Mink, and others team up to solve the dilemma. Six new illustrations. Paperback, 96 pages
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THE ADVENTURES OF JIMMY SKUNK Thornton W. Burgess

THE ADVENTURES OF JIMMY SKUNK
Thornton W. Burgess



Jimmy Skunk has a long, hard day but comes out the winner in this captivating tale that tells how Reddy Fox is tricked into doing something he never intended to do and how a mischievous Peter Rabbit gets his comeuppance for playing nasty tricks on fellow creatures of the Green Meadow. A warm, whimsical adventure. Paperback, 96 pages
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THE ADVENTURES OF MR. MOCKER Thornton W. Burgess

THE ADVENTURES OF MR. MOCKER
Thornton W. Burgess



Something strange is going on in the Green Forest! Sticky-toes the Tree Toad hears his own voice coming from another tree, yet he hasn't said anything. It seems that Sammy Jay is keeping everyone awake by calling "Thief, thief!" but he swears he was asleep. And Unc' Billy Possum is certain that he heard a friend from the South, although he can't find him. How will they get to the bottom of the mystery? A classic...
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THE ADVENTURES OF OLD MR. BUZZARD Thornton W. Burgess

THE ADVENTURES OF OLD MR. BUZZARD
Thornton W. Burgess



Old Mr. Buzzard has arrived from the sunny South, and he's going to stay in the Green Forest till Jack Frost returns. Once the local woodland creatures realize that he's not a hawk and they've nothing to fear, they learn many curious and interesting things from the old fellow. Peter Rabbit goes hunting for Mr. and Mrs. Buzzard's nest, which leads to a great mystery involving their eggs, and when Reddy Fox happens...
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THE ADVENTURES OF OLD MR. TOAD Thornton W. Burgess

THE ADVENTURES OF OLD MR. TOAD
Thornton W. Burgess



Young readers travel to the timeless world of the Green Forest and Smiling Pool where they find Jimmy Skunk, Peter Rabbit, Unc' Billy Possum, and other woodland creatures secretly trailing Old Mr. Toad as he makes his way to a very important engagement. Gentle lessons about nature and the environment. Paperback, 80 pages
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THE ADVENTURES OF PADDY THE BEAVER Thornton W. Burgess

THE ADVENTURES OF PADDY THE BEAVER
Thornton W. Burgess



The creatures of the Green Forest get a big surprise when Paddy the Beaver decides to build a dam over the Laughing Brook to create a pool of water for his new home. The good-natured beaver's kindness eventually wins him new friends in this timeless tale that imparts valuable lessons. Paperback, 80 pages
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THE ADVENTURES OF PETER COTTONTAIL Thornton W. Burgess

THE ADVENTURES OF PETER COTTONTAIL
Thornton W. Burgess



Delightful classic transports young readers to the timeless world of the Green Forest, where Peter discovers the folly of changing his name, outwits the ever-hungry Reddy Fox, manages a number of hare's-breadth escapes, and makes an ill-advised decision to hibernate. Little lessons about the environment and being true to one's self. 6 illustrations. Paperback, 96 pages
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THE ADVENTURES OF POOR MRS. QUACK Thornton W. Burgess

THE ADVENTURES OF POOR MRS. QUACK
Thornton W. Burgess



Poor Mrs. Quack the Duck has suffered terrible misfortunes at the hands of hunters with guns. Peter Rabbit, Jerry Muskrat, and the other animals of the Green Forest band together to help her find a safe place to live and to locate the missing Mr. Quack. Six new illustrations. Paperback, 96 pages
$3.39

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