Spring has arrived at the Green Meadow and Johnny Chuck is restless. He goes wandering, gets in a fight with ather woodchuck, and finally sets up housekeeping with Polly Chuck. This delightful classic teaches children important lessons while offering insights into actual wildlife behavior. Includes 6 charming illustrations by Thea Kliros.
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.