Beloved children's classic offers warm, whimsical stories about Billy Mink's swimming party, Little Joe Otter's slippery slide, Reddy Fox's fishing expedition, why Grandfather Frog has tail, other exciting tales. Gentle lessons about nature and wildlife combined with the fun of a good story. 6 full-page black-and-white illustrations.
Author and conservationist Thornton W. Burgess (1874-1965) wrote thousands of animal stories for children, starting with the 1910 publication of Old Mother West Wind. Burgess's tales convey his fascination with wildlife and his concern for nature, teaching gentle lessons about ecology and respect for the environment.