|The Burgess Bird Book for Children|
|by Thornton Burgess|
|Through the eyes of Peter Rabbit we become acquainted with a variety of birds as they return to Peterís neighborhood in the spring. In the context of the story about each bird, we hear about its nesting habits, its feeding preferences, and its interactions with other wildlife. We meet Jenny Wren, Scrapper the King-bird, Redwing the Blackbird, and dozens more. An engaging introduction to birds for young children. Ages 6-9 |
About This Text
This text was prepared by Nate Ripperton, using
as copytext, The Burgess Bird Book for Children, by
Thornton W. Burgess, illustrated by Louis Agassiz Fuertes, published by
Little, Brown & Co., London, 1919.
Since this book was first published before 1923, it is in the public domain
in the United States. By
U.S. law, it entered the public domain 75 years after
its first publication.
An assortment of black and white, and color illustrations
are included in this text.
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