|The Story Book of Science|
|by Jean Henri Fabre|
|The wonders of plant and animal life told with rare literary charm by Uncle Paul in conversations with three children. Besides such stories as the ants' subterranean city, the spider's suspension bridge, and the caterpillars' processing, he unlocks the mystery behind thunder and lightning, clouds and rain, the year and its seasons, and volcanoes and earthquakes. Ages 9-12 |
About This Text
This text was prepared by Miriam Domermuth, using
as copytext, The Story Book of Science, by
translated from the nineteenth French edition by
Florence Contable Bicknell, New York: The Century, 1918.
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.
Numerous black and white illustrations
are included in the text.
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