Twelve of Thornton W. Burgess's most beloved stories are combined here in a wonderful three volume e-book edition that includes 15 BnW images of the classic Harrison Cady original drawings.
Farmer Brown's boy Tommy discovers an old grey stone in the pasture that magically transforms him into whatever animal he wishes to be, allowing him to share adventures with Danny Meadow Mouse, Peter Rabbit, Old Mr. Toad, Paddy the Beaver and a host of others. As always, Thornton W. Burgess weaves each tale to include interesting nature lore, a touch of humor, important values, and just enough danger to provide an exciting ending to each story!
10% of the profit from each story will be donated to charities.
Thornton W. (Waldo) Burgess (1874-1965), American author, naturalist and conservationist, wrote popular children's stories including the Old Mother West Wind (1910) series. He would go on to write more than 100 books and thousands of short-stories during his lifetime.
Thornton Burgess loved the beauty of nature and its living creatures so much that he wrote about them for 50 years in books and his newspaper column, "Bedtime Stories". He was sometimes known as the Bedtime Story-Man. By the time he retired, he had written more than 170 books and 15,000 stories for the daily newspaper column.
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