The Burgess Seashore Book for Children

The Burgess Seashore Book for Children

by Thornton W. Burgess

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Overview

"An invaluable companion to any child spending a seashore holiday." — New York Herald Tribune
Familiar burgess characters Danny Meadow Mouse, Jimmy Skunk, and Reddy Fox explore every nook and cranny of the shoreline and learn first hand about the habits and habitats of spider crabs, sea cucumbers, sand eels, and that strangest of little fishes — the sea horse.
Veteran storyteller and nature lover Thornton W. Burgess provides fascinating information to young readers as he describes coastal areas along the Atlantic Ocean. Along the way he weaves the area's many life forms into an entertaining tale that's also an illustrated guide to the seashore's natural history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486117577
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 04/25/2012
Series: Dover Children's Classics
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 9 MB
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author



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.

Table of Contents

Familiar burgess characters Danny Meadow Mouse, Jimmy Skunk, and Reddy Fox explore every nook and cranny of the shoreline and learn first hand about the habits and habitats of spider crabs, sea cucumbers, sand eels, and that strangest of little fishes--the sea horse.
Veteran storyteller and nature lover Thornton W. Burgess provides fascinating information to young readers as he describes coastal areas along the Atlantic Ocean. Along the way he weaves the area's many life forms into an entertaining tale that's also an illustrated guide to the seashore's natural history.
Unabridged Dover (2005) republication of the edition published by Little, Brown, and Company, Boston. 48 illustrations by W. H. Southwick and George Sutton. 288pp. 53/8 x 81/2. Paperbound.
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