The Burgess Animal Book for Children

The Burgess Animal Book for Children[PDF / Epub] ☆ The Burgess Animal Book for Children Author Thornton W. Burgess – When Jenny Wren learns that Peter Rabbit would like to know about the four footed friends who share the Green Meadows and Green Forest with him she encourages him to speak with Old Mother Nature who i When Jenny Wren learns that Peter Animal Book PDF/EPUB ¶ Rabbit would like to know about the four footed friends who share the Green Meadows and Green Forest with him she encourages him to speak with Old Mother Nature who is only too happy to help During their classroom chats she not only teaches Peter about Arctic Hare and Antelope Jack but also tells him about such creatures as Flying Suirrel Mountain Beaver Pocket Gopher Grasshopper Mouse Silvery Bat Mule Deer and Grizzly BearTold with all the warmth and whimsy of Burgess's stories this engaging The Burgess Kindle - book acuaints youngsters with many forms of wildlife and the animals' relationships with one another The charming collection of entertaining tales is sure to transport today's young readers to the same captivating world of nature that delighted generations of children before them. “Now we will close school I hope you have enjoyed learning as much as I have enjoyed teaching and I hope that what you have learned will be of use to you as long as you live The knowledge you possess the better fitted for your part in the work of the Great World you will be Don’t forget that and never miss a chance to learn” Old Mother Nature I was talking with an elderly woman about the Burgess Animal Book and she was delighted to hear that we were reading it for school She remembers receiving a Burgess book as a gift when she was a little girl around Olivias age 8 I hope my kids will look back with fondness and happy memories of all the characters we loved reading about together this year Fantastic book of nature lore pertaining to North American animals Accessible and well written I dare say I liked it even better than his Bird Book AmblesideOnline year 2 book Although I've posted this review on the readily accessible Dover reprint of this children’s literature classic that’s not actually the version The Eight Year Old is reading I generally love the Dover reprints Most of our Burgess books are from the Dover collection But in the case of The Burgess Bird Book for Children and The Burgess Animal Book for Children it’s worth trying to find a copy from the 1940s and 1950s Part of the magic of these two Burgess books is seeing Louis Agassiz Fuertes’ illustrations of the birds and animals featured in the story in full color The illustrations in the Dover reprints are in black and white It keeps the cost down certainly but it’s not the sameSo while we have the Dover reprints for books like The Adventures of Happy Jack and Old Mother West Wind I really wanted the Eight Year Old to read his longer nature books in an older version with color photographsI had my copy of The Burgess Bird Book for Children from my childhood library already and this past summer The Eight Year Old and I stumbled across a 1950 edition of The Burgess Animal Book for Children in an antiue store in upstate New York The cover is falling apart but it has all of those glossy full color photograph pagesAntiue stores are one of my favorite places to shop for books for The Eight Year Old btw Every once in a while you can find a surprisingly good selection of now out of print children’s classics for 1 or 2 or if you’re feeling especially profligate as I clearly was in this case 8 But then I’d been looking for this book for a very long timeThe Eight Year Old tells me that the Animal book isn’t uite as engrossing as the Bird book was But The Burgess Animal Book for Children can’t be all that bad because she pulled it out again this week to read for at least the fifth timeSee the original post on Caterpickles Definitely a living book a fun way to introduce your children to the many MANY different creatures in North America It covers a lot of ground uickly so if you're looking for in depth details of different animals this isn't what you're looking for However if you're looking for an engaging way to help your children understand what a VARIETY of creatures exist in North America this is a great way to do it My kids chuckled at parts and I definitely learned while reading with them I grant that this is a living book but I just didn't enjoy it very much The Burgess books cover a LOT of ground almost too much to really retain much It was usually one of my daughter's favorite school books at any given time but she had trouble narrating it I will try something different for nature lore with my next student I am reading this with my 5 year old animal loving son We are having so much fun reading it He begs me to read We have both learned so much from it can't wait to read of Burgess' books After each chapter we rush to the computer to look up pictures info on the animals we learned about I thoroughly enjoyed the experience of reading this to my boys for almost a year now It's packed with great sources of information on each mammal of North America I'll always treasure the memory of this book 45 stars Seems like Burgess books have to grow on me At first I am always a little put off by the whole lessons through talking animals thing But by the end I really enjoyed this one and my kids ages 10 and 8 loved it Great book of knowledgeContains a fair amount of negative reference to hunters which I chose to omit while reading aloud to my children Still the book is full of wonderful information about all the mammals that live in North America Great book has lots of science Following the storyline of mother nature teaching Peter Rabbit and the other little critters all about mammals of America Each chapter is a different lesson that follows the scientific orders and families

The Burgess Animal Book for Children Epub Ö The
  • Paperback
  • 275 pages
  • The Burgess Animal Book for Children
  • Thornton W. Burgess
  • English
  • 10 December 2015
  • 9780486437453