Stories Of The Green Forest Critters, Volume 1
By Thornton W. Burgess
The Stories of Thornton W. Burgess have delighted children for decades. This is a collection of 70 Bed-Time Stories are sure to bring a smile to your child's face and leave them sleeping all night with pleasant dreams.
This first in the series of Bed-Time Stories introduces children to Buster Bear and his friends that live nearby. Buster uses his size to bully his friends and freighten a nearby child. Buster earns the respect of his woodland friends and becomes a hero to them, only to learn that being a hero can be hard to live up to.
Danny Meadow Mouse who learns life is full of ups and downs with those who want to hurt you but, he also learns that friends that will help you come in all sizes.
Grandfather Frog who wants to see the Big World. He learns that the Big World can be dangerious and freigtening at times. Grandfather Frog discovers that there are times that staying home has its advantages.
Thornton W. Burgess, the author of the compilation Stories of the Green Forest Critters was born in 1874.
Thornton's first story was Old Mother West Wind that was published in 1910. He then went on over the next 50 years to publish more than 170 books and 15,000 stories for daily newspapers. Thornton W. Burgess was actively involved in efforts of conservation.
Thornton W. Burgess lived a long and fruitful life helping to teach children about nature and on June 5, 1965 at the age of 91 he passed away.
After Thornton's death the Massachusetts Audubon Society purchased his home in Hampden, Massachusetts and established the Laughing Brook Nature Center where children can learn about the great outdoors to this day.
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