Author

Thornton W. Burgess

Biography

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.

Burgess Bird Book for Children
The Adventures of Buster Bear
The Adventures of Paddy the Beaver
Old Mother West Wind
The Adventures of Sammy Jay
The Adventures of Grandfather Frog
The Adventures of Peter Cottontail
Burgess Bird Book for Children

Books by Thornton W. Burgess

    The Adventures of Sammy Jay
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    Thornton W. Burgess
    The Adventures of Peter Cottontail
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    Thornton W. Burgess
    The Adventures of Grandfather Frog
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    Thornton W. Burgess
    Old Mother West Wind
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    The Adventures of Paddy the Beaver
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    Thornton W. Burgess, Maddie Frost
    The Adventures of Buster Bear
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    Thornton W. Burgess, Maddie Frost

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1
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All Thornton W. Burgess Books

Collaborators

Maddie Frost

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