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Stories about the Instinct of Animals, Their Characters, and Habits –by: Thomas Bingley

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Transcriber's Note: A number of typographical errors found in the original text have been maintained in this version. A list of these errors is found at the end of this book.

The illustration originally used as the frontispiece has been moved to the page to which it refers.

STORIES

ABOUT THE

INSTINCT OF ANIMALS,

THEIR CHARACTERS, AND HABITS.

BY THOMAS BINGLEY.

EMBELLISHED WITH ENGRAVINGS, FROM DRAWINGS BY T. LANDSEER.

[Illustr...

Mother West Wind How Stories –by: Thornton W. Burgess

Peter Rabbit has many questions. How did Howler the Wolf get his name? How did Lightfoot the Deer learn to jump? How did Drummer the Woodpecker come by his red cap? When Peter asks Grandfather Frog, Grandfather Frog tells him a story of long ago. This book is a collection of those stories told by Grandfather Frog and many others.

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[Illustration: "Caw, caw, caw, caw, caw!" yelled Blacky at the top of his voice. FRONTISPIECE. See page 132.]

BURGESS TRADE QUADDIES MARK

MOTHER WEST WIND "HOW" STORIES

...

Rural Architecture Being a Complete Description of Farm Houses, Cottages, and Out Buildings –by: Lewis Falley Allen

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[Transcriber's Note:

Typographical errors and inconsistencies are listed at the end of the text.]

RURAL ARCHITECTURE.

Being A Complete Description of FARM HOUSES, COTTAGES, and OUT BUILDINGS,

Comprising

Wood Houses, Workshops, Tool Houses, Carriage and Wagon Houses, Stables, Smoke and Ash Houses, Ice Houses, Apiary or Bee House, Poultry Houses, Rabbitry, Dovecote, Piggery, Barns and Sheds ...

Nights With Uncle Remus –by: Joel Chandler Harris

That the little boy loved Uncle Remus and his stories was so obvious that the tale-spinning sessions began drawing additional listeners. Daddy Jack, an old "Africa man" visiting from down-state; Sis Tempy, the strong chief of the mansion's servants; and Tildy, a young and pretty servant-girl - all found their way to Uncle Remus' rude cabin when their duties or interests permitted, to sit around the hearth and hear the wonderful tales of the animals, and foremost among them, Brer Rabbit and Brer Fox.

It turned out that some of the tales had different ways of telling, and the visitors too...

Dot and the Kangaroo

Dot and the Kangaroo, written in 1899, is a children’s book by Ethel C. Pedley about a little girl named Dot who gets lost in the Australian outback and is eventually befriended by a kangaroo and several other marsupials.

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[Illustration: Dot and the Kangaroo]

Australian Publications.

CONRAD MARTENS, THE MAN AND HIS ART. By LIONEL LINDSAY, assisted by G. V. F. MANN, Director of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales. With reproductions of 60 of Martens' pictures, mostly in colour. A handsome vo...

The Wanderers Adventures in the Wilds of Trinidad and Orinoco

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The Wanderers; or Adventures in the Wilds of Trinidad and up the Orinoco, by W.H.G. Kingston.

For political reasons the Macnamara family are forced to leave their old home in Pennsylvania, and elect to resettle in Trinidad. A big mistake because it is being administered by a bigoted Spanish religious government. The mother dies and is buried, but two Roman Catholic priests arrive with the intention of carrying out the funeral under their rites. So once again the family are displaced, this ...

Squirrels and Other Fur-Bearers

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SQUIRRELS AND OTHER FUR BEARERS

by

JOHN BURROUGHS

With Fifteen Illustrations in Colors after Audubon, and a Frontispiece from Life

[Illustration: RED FOX. (Page 53)]

Boston and New York Houghton, Mifflin and Company

The Riverside Press, Cambridge

Copyright 1875, 1879, 1881, 1886, 1894, and 1900, by John Burroughs All Rights Reserved

CONTENTS

CHAP. PAGE I. Squirrels 1 II. The Chipmunk 15 III. The Woodchuck 32 IV. The R...

Cat and Dog Memoirs of Puss and the Captain

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CAT AND DOG;

Or,

Memoirs of Puss and the Captain.

A Story founded on Fact.

By the Author of

"The Doll and Her Friends," "Letters from Madras," "Historical Acting Charades," Etc.

Fifth Edition.

With Illustrations by Harrison Weir.

[Illustration: CAPTAIN AND THE LOOKING GLASS. Page 9]

London: Griffith and Farran, Late Grant and Griffith, Successors to Newbery and Harris, Corner of St. Paul's Churchyard. MDCCCLVIII.

NOTE.

The Author begs to assure her young readers that the principal circumstances on which this little story is founded are true. Th...

The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication

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THE VARIATION OF

ANIMALS AND PLANTS

UNDER DOMESTICATION

BY

CHARLES DARWIN, M.A., F.R.S., ETC.

IN TWO VOLUMES

VOLUME I.

PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION.

During the seven years which have elapsed since the publication in 1868 of the first edition of this Work, I have continued to attend to the same subjects, as far as lay in my power; and I have thus accumulated a large body of additional facts, chiefly through the kindness of many correspondents. Of these facts I have been able here to use only those which seemed to me the more important. I have omitted ...

Animal Heroes

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Animal Heroes

by

Ernest Thompson Seton

Note to Reader

A hero is an individual of unusual gifts and achievements. Whether it be man or animal, this definition applies; and it is the histories of such that appeal to the imagination and to the hearts of those who hear them.

In this volume every one of the stories, though more or less composite, is founded on the actual life of a veritable animal hero. The most composite is the White Reindeer. This story I wrote by Utrovand in Norway during the summer of 1900, while the Reindeer herds grazed in sight on the nea...

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