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The Tale of Mr. Tod

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THE TALE OF MR. TOD

BY

BEATRIX POTTER

Author of "The Tale of Peter Rabbit," etc.

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FREDERICK WARNE & CO., INC. NEW YORK

COPYRIGHT, 1912 BY FREDERICK WARNE & Co.

Copyright renewed 1940 ( All rights reserved )

PRINTED AND BOUND IN THE USA ROSE PRINTING CO INC

ISBN O 7232 0605 8

12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 (C)

FOR FRANCIS WILLIAM OF ULVA SOMEDAY!

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THE TALE OF MR. TOD

I have made many books about well behaved people. Now, for a change, I am going to make a story about two disagreeable people, ...

Lords of the Housetops: Thirteen Cat Tales

The Lords of the Housetops reveals the cat through the creative lenses of 13 authors. Consequently, this carefully chosen collection of stories is as complex, charismatic and clever as a cat.

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LORDS OF THE HOUSETOPS THIRTEEN CAT TALES

BOOKS BY CARL VAN VECHTEN

INTERPRETERS IN THE GARRET THE MUSIC OF SPAIN THE MERRY GO ROUND MUSIC AND BAD MANNERS THE TIGER IN THE HOUSE LORDS OF THE HOUSETOPS MUSIC AFTER THE GREAT WAR

WITH A PREFACE BY CARL VAN VECHTEN

C'est l'esprit familier du lieu; Il j...

Johnny Crow s Garden –by: L. Leslie Brooke

A beautifully illustrated children’s picture book featuring Johnny Crow who made a garden in which a variety of animals do bizarre things in rhyme.

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JOHNNY CROW'S GARDEN

A PICTURE BOOK

DRAWN BY

L. LESLIE BROOKE

First Edition, 1903

To the Memory of my Father, who first told me of Johnny Crow's Garden; and to my Boys, for whom I have set on record these facts concerning it.

JOHNNY CROW'S GARDEN.

Johnny Crow Would dig and sow

Till he made a little Garden.

And the Lion

Had a green and yellow Tie on

In Johnny Crow's Garden.<...

The Raven –by: Edgar Allan Poe

When a modern film script draws inspiration from a poem written more than a century ago, readers can judge its impact on our collective imagination. Such is the resonance of the poem "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe.

First published in 1845, "The Raven" is a masterpiece of atmosphere, rhythmic quality and use of language. Constructed in narrative form, it tells the story of a young man who is mourning the loss of his beloved. One December night as he wearily sits up browsing through a classical volume, a mysterious tapping against his window disturbs him. When he opens it to investi...

The Hawthorns A Story about Children

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The Hawthorns; a Story about Children

by Amy Walton

This is a nice little book, which would certainly appeal to its intended audience of eleven or twelve year old little girls. Its background is distinctly late Victorian, but nevertheless a modern child would find nothing it could not relate to other than the more pleasant general atmosphere of those days.

Amy Walton has written a sequel to this book, "Penelope and the Others," also published on the Athelstane website. NH ...

A Book of Cheerful Cats and Other Animated Animals –by: J. G. (Joseph Greene) Francis

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Transcriber's Note: Characters following ^ are superscript.

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A BOOK OF CHEERFUL CATS AND OTHER ANIMATED ANIMALS

BY J. G. FRANCIS

A BOOK OF CHEERFUL CATS AND OTHER ANIMATED ANIMALS

BY J. G. FRANCIS

THE CENTURY CO. NEW YORK

Copyright, 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1890, 1892, 1903, by ELSIE W. FRANCIS

Printed in U.S.A.

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Some Cat land fancies, drawn and dressed To cheer your mind when it's depressed.

[...

Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals –by: R. Lee

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ANECDOTES OF THE HABITS AND INSTINCT OF ANIMALS.

BY MRS. R. LEE,

FORMERLY MRS. T. E. BOWDICH, AUTHOR OF "THE AFRICAN WANDERERS," "ADVENTURES IN AUSTRALIA," "MEMOIRS OF CUVIER," ETC.

WITH

ILLUSTRATIONS BY HARRISON WEIR.

LONDON: GRANT AND GRIFFITH, SUCCESSORS TO J. HARRIS, CORNER OF ST. PAUL'S CHURCHYARD.

M.DCCC.LII.

LONDON: PRINTED BY J. WERTHEIMER AND CO., CIRCUS PLACE, FINSBURY.

PREFACE.

In making a selection of anecdotes, those have been assembled which were supplied by me to other works, and in most i...

Stories about Animals: with Pictures to Match

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STORIES ABOUT ANIMALS.

WITH

PICTURES TO MATCH

by

FRANCIS C. WOODWORTH,

Editor of "The Youth's Cabinet," Author of "Stories About Birds," &C.

Boston. Phillips, Sampson and Company. 1851. Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1849, By D. A. Woodworth, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Preface.

In the following pages are grouped together anecdotes illustrative of the peculiarities of different animals mostly quadrupeds their habits, dispositions, intelligence, and affection. Nothing like a ...

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