Burgess Animal Book for Children
To answer Peter Rabbit's questions about his relatives, Old Mother Nature holds a school for the animals every day at sun-up for a month. Encouraging the animals to notice the differences between them and to offer their observa-tions of animal behavior, Old Mother Nature helps them all gain a greater understanding of the mammals of North America. Starting with the animals close to home, the school moves in ever-widening circles to encompass the animals of the far west and the extreme north, as well. A fine introduction to mammals for students in the primary grades
These charming short stories will be a worthwhile addition to any child's library. Each book is a collection of short stories focusing on one character. Every character has his gifts and weaknesses, and the enlightening stories tell of different lessons they learn. - Melissa
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