This edition of farmyard fables by beloved author Thornton Burgress, features charming illustrations by Harrison Cady and offers important lessons to young readers about the value of friendship and the importance of cooperation. A reprint of the 1924 edition, this is the perfect addition to any child's library and an excellent introduction to the classics.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 96 Vendor: Dover Publications Publication Date: 2012 Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.19 X 1.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0486481077 ISBN-13: 9780486481074 Availability: In Stock Ages: 4-8
Join Billy Mink, Bobby Raccoon, and Jumper the Hare as they battle the Rats, a crew of robbers that takes over the Big Barn and makes life miserable for the peaceful creatures of the Green Forest. These farmyard fables by a beloved storyteller offer young readers timeless lessons about the value of friendship and the importance of cooperation. The edition features charming illustrations by Harrison Cady. Author and conservationist Thornton Burgess (1874–1965) wrote thousands of animal stories for children, starting with the 1910 publication of Old Mother West Wind. His tales convey an imaginative fascination with wildlife and a sincere concern for nature, teaching gentle lessons about ecology and respect for the environment.