Author and conservationist Thornton W. Burgess (1874–1965) wrote thousands of animal stories for children, starting with the 1910 publication of Old Mother West Wind. Burgess's tales convey his fascination with wildlife and his concern for nature, teaching gentle lessons about ecology and respect for the environment.
Adventures of Jerry Muskratby 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, Bobby Coon and Grandfather Frog team up to solve the dilemma. Completely reset in large easy-to-read type with six new illustrations by Thea Kliros based on Harrison Cady's charming originals. Published in association with the Thornton W. Burgess Museum and the Green Briar Nature Center.
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