"And the Northern Lights come down,
To dance with the houseless snow;
And God, Who clears the grounding berg,
And steers the grinding floe,
He hears the cry of the little kit fox,
And the lemming, on the snow."
[Illustration: The Beaver Lumbering. ]
Life Stories of Wild Animals
WILLIAM DAVENPORT HULBERT
Doubleday, Page & Co.
Copyright, 1900, 1901, and 1902...
THE TALE OF SNOWBALL LAMB
SLUMBER TOWN TALES
ARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
AUTHOR OF SLEEPY TIME TALES (Trademark Registered)
TUCK ME IN TALES (Trademark Registered)
THE TALE OF THE MULEY COW THE TALE OF OLD DOG SPOT THE TALE OF GRUNTY PIG THE TALE OF HENRIETTA HEN THE TALE OF TURKEY PROUDFOOT THE TALE OF PONY TWINKLEHEELS THE TALE OF MISS KITTY CAT
[Illustration: "You'd Better Git Out of the Way," Said Henrietta Hen.
The Tale of Snowball...
[Illustration: Psyche , transformed to a Butterfly.]
THE BUTTERFLY'S FUNERAL.
A sequel to the BUTTERFLY's BALL and GRASSHOPPER's FEAST .
By J. L. B.
The Embellishments designed and engraved BY A LADY.
LONDON : PRINTED FOR JOHN WALLIS JUN., At the Universal Juvenile Library & original Dissected Map Warehouse , Re...
This eBook was produced by Geoffrey Cowling.
The Magic Pudding:
Being the Adventures of Bunyip Bluegum and his friends
Bill Barnacle and Sam Sawnoff
[ Bunyip Bluegum ]
[ and his Uncle ]
[ are koalas ]
This is a frontways view of Bunyip Bluegum and his Uncle Wattleberry.
At a glance you can see what a fine, round, splendid fellow Bunyip
Bluegum is, without me telling you. At a second glance you can see
that the Uncle is more square than round,...
These are selections of Kipling's writings; some poems, some fiction, some history but all by the master storyteller himself. Rikki-Tikki-Tavi' -- William the Conqueror, Part I -- William the Conqueror, Part II -- Wee Willie Winkie -- A matter of fact -- Mowgli's brothers -- The lost legion -- Namgay Doola -- A germ-destroyer -- 'Tiger! Tiger!' -- Tods' amendment -- The story of Muhammad Din -- The finances of the gods -- Moti Guj, Mutineer.
THE KIPLING READER
SELECTIONS FROM THE BOOKS OF RUDYARD KIPLING
NEW AND REVISED EDITION
MACMILLAN AND CO, LIMITED
This is a series of late-19th Century essays about Florida’s flora & fauna written by a Massachusetts-based naturalist.
[Transcriber's Note: The original scan for text page 142 is missing
This is noted where it occurs in the text.]
A FLORIDA SKETCH BOOK
Books by Mr. Torrey.
BIRDS IN THE BUSH.
A RAMBLER'S LEASE.
THE FOOT PATH WAY.
A FLORIDA SKETCH BOOK.
IN THE FLAT WOODS
BESIDE THE MARSH
ON THE BEACH AT DAYTONA
ALONG THE HILLSBOROUGH
A MORNING AT THE OLD SUGAR MILL
ON THE UP...
Beautiful Joe is a real dog, and “Beautiful Joe” is his real name. He belonged during the first part of his life to a cruel master, who mutilated him in the manner described in the story. He was rescued from him, and is now living in a happy home with pleasant surroundings, and enjoys a wide local celebrity.
The character of Laura is drawn from life, and to the smallest detail is truthfully depicted. The Morris family has its counterparts in real life, and nearly all of the incidents of the story are founded on fact.
Originally written for his young daughter Josephine, who died tragically aged six, The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling is a collection of short stories which were published separately in magazines before being compiled into a book.
The stories are in the form of fables, where animals communicate and speak to each other as humans do and the purpose of each story was to convey a moral or message to the reader.
Modern readers would be more familiar with the Disney animated version in which Mowgli the little “man-cub” is raised by wolves. As he grows, he is trained...
THE QUADRUPEDS' PIC NIC
C. Whittingham, Tooks Court,
The "Quadrupeds' Pic Nic" is a very humble imitation of Mrs. Dorset's
"Peacock at Home." Even in my imitation I find I am not original. The
Quadrupeds, it appears, have already had an "Elephants' Ball," and a
F. B. C.
THE QUADRUPEDS' PIC NIC.
No doubt you have heard how the grasshoppers' feasts
"Excited the spleen of the birds and the beasts;"
How the peacock and turkey "flew into a passion,"
FRANK AND FANNY:
A RURAL STORY.
BY MRS. CLARA MORETON.
WITH NUMEROUS ENGRAVINGS.
PHILLIPS, SAMPSON & CO.
Entered, according to act of Congress, in the year 1850,
By PHILLIPS AND SAMPSON,
In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of
To inculcate gentleness of disposition, patience, and benevolence, and
to inspire the young with a love for the simple pleasures of rural
life, is the purpose of the following story. The love of exciting
narratives is not favourable to ...