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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 ...

Anecdotes of Dogs

"Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends."

The character, sensibilities, and intellectual faculties of animals have always been a favourite study, and they are, perhaps, more strongly developed in the dog than in any other quadruped, from the circumstance of his being the constant companion of man. I am aware how much has been written on this subject, but having accumulated many original and interesting anecdotes of this faithful animal, I have attempted to enlarge the general stock of information respecting it.

It is a pleasing task, arising f...

The Tale of Major Monkey –by: Arthur Scott Bailey

Arthur Scott Bailey was the author of more than forty children’s books.
Mr. Bailey centered all his plots in the animal, bird and insect worlds, weaving natural history into the stories in a way that won educator’s approval without arousing the suspicions of his young readers.

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The Tale Of Major Monkey

BY ARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY

Author of THE CUFFY BEAR BOOKS SLEEPY TIME TALES, ETC.

Illustrations by Lawrence Brehm

GROSSET & DUNLAP PUBLISHERS NEW YORK

Copyright, 1919, by GROSSET & DUNLAP PRINTED IN U.S.A.

[Illustration: "There's a Tiger inside th...

The Adventures of Jimmy Skunk –by: Thornton W. Burgess

The Adventures of Jimmy Skunk is another in the long list children’s books by the conservationist, Thornton W. Burgess. In this book, Jimmy Skunk has encounters with Reddy Fox, Peter Rabbit, Unc’ Billy Possum and other acquaintances of his in the Green Meadows and Green Forest. Along the way, we learn some of the habits of Jimmy and his friends and we learn little lessons about life such as the importance of always keeping one’s temper, keeping promises and not playing practical jokes. We are also treated to a philosophical discussion by Jimmy Skunk on the advantages of defensive weap...

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