CREATURES OF THE NIGHT
By the same Author.
IANTO THE FISHERMAN
AND OTHER SKETCHES OF COUNTRY LIFE.
Illustrated with Photogravures. Large Crown 8vo.
The Times. "The quality which perhaps most gives its individuality to the book is distinctive of Celtic genius.... The characters ... are touched with a reality that implies genuine literary skill."
The Standard. "Mr Rees has taken a place which is all his own in the great succession of writers who have made Nature their theme."
The Guardian. "We can remember nothing in recent books on natural h...
The Land of Little Rain is a book of sketches which portray the high desert country of southern California, where the Sierras descend into the Mojave Desert. Mary Austin finds beauty in the harsh landscape: "This is the sense of the desert hills--that there is room enough and time enough. . . The treeless spaces uncramp the soul." Her story begins with the water trails that lead toward the few life giving springs--the way marked for men by ancient Indian pictographs. Life and death play out at these springs. Rabbits fall prey to the coyote; buzzards hang heavily in the sky above. She then writ...
Several of La Fontaine’s fables, translated into English by W. T. Larned.
FABLES IN RHYME FOR LITTLE FOLKS,
Adapted from the French of La Fontaine.
W. T. Larned
E Book Created by Tyler Anderson,
as a birthday present to little
Johnny James Webb, on his first Birthday.
I've arranged the images so they fit the story.
To All Little Americans
With The Hope That
They May Become Better Acquainted
Our Friends, The French.
A Preface For Parents
La Fontaine composed the most entertaining Fables ever...
The Burgess Bird Book for Children is a zoology book written in the form of a story featuring Peter Rabbit. Peter learns from his friend Jenny Wren all about the birds of North America, and we meet many of them in the Old Orchard, the Green Meadow, and the Green Forest.
FAMOUS ANIMAL STORIES
AND OTHER STORIES
Howard B. Famous
WHITMAN PUBLISHING CO.
COPYRIGHT, 1917, BY
WHITMAN PUBLISHING CO.
Printed in United States of America
IN SQUIRREL TOWN 7
HAZEL AND BUSHY TAIL VISIT SOME STRANGE LANDS 15
MRS. SCREECH OWL 26
THE RACCOON AND THE BEES ...
[Illustration: "You Were Mistaken," Said Mrs. Bobolink. Frontispiece ( Page 35)]
SLEEPY TIME TALES (Trademark Registered)
THE TALE OF BOBBY BOBOLINK
BY ARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
GROSSET & DUNLAP PUBLISHERS
COPYRIGHT, 1920, BY GROSSET & DUNLAP
I SOMEBODY IS EXPECTED 1 II THE LATEST ARRIVAL 6 III GREETINGS ...
Letters from a Cat: published by her mistress for the benefit of all cats and the amusement of little children is a collection of letters that a little girl receives from her pet while she is away from home. They tell of her pet’s adventures and misadventures. The book includes a preface which gives a little biography of the cat including its sad demise.
H.H. was the alias of Helen Maria Hunt Jackson (1830 –1885) who is better known for her novel Ramona in which she dramatized the mistreatment of Native Americans and which formed part of her campaign for improved treatment of Native Ameri...
Won by Kindness
WILD NATURE WON BY KINDNESS.
BY THE SAME AUTHOR.
MORE ABOUT WILD NATURE. With Portrait of the Author and many other full page Illustrations. Crown 8vo, imitation leather gilt, gilt edges, in box, 5s.
INMATES OF MY HOUSE AND GARDEN. With 32 Illustrations by Theo Carreras. Uniform with above, 5s.
ALSO GLIMPSES INTO PLANT LIFE. Fully Illustrated. Crown 8vo, cloth gilt, 3s. 6d.
WILD NATURE WON BY...
Ralph Rover is happily at home from his adventure on The Coral Island and wondering if he should settle down when he receives a visit from an eccentric stranger that won't give his name. This visit starts him on a string of adventures that find him getting charged by rhinoceroses, chased by African natives, and facing down a larger-than-life gorilla on his own. Of course, this is only the start of his adventure in to the land of the gorillas.
Please note: this book has some words now considered derogatory, which are used in a generic way without any derogatory meaning. At the time the book wa...
Respiration Calorimeters for Studying the Respiratory Exchange and
Energy Transformations of Man
FRANCIS G. BENEDICT and THORNE M. CARPENTER
WASHINGTON, D. C.
PUBLISHED BY THE CARNEGIE INSTITUTION OF WASHINGTON
CARNEGIE INSTITUTION OF WASHINGTON
PUBLICATION NO. 123
The Lord Baltimore Press
BALTIMORE, MD., U. S. A.
The immediate development and construction of suitable apparatus for
studying the complicated processes of metabolism in man was obviously
the first task in equipping the Nutrition Laborato...