The Adventures of Prickly Porky (Dover Children's Thrift Classics) (Paperback)

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There's a big mystery brewing among the animals of the Green Forest -- and it's all because of a strange little creature with no head, legs, or tail that came rolling down a hill and gave Peter Cottontail the fright of his life. What could it be?
Young readers and listeners will love finding out about this and other interesting goings-on in the Forest as they learn how Prickly Porky made friends, what made Old Granny Fox lose her dignity, why Old Man Coyote lost his appetite, and more.
Written by master storyteller Thornton W. Burgess, this classic combines all the fun of a good story with gentle lessons about wildlife, the environment, and human virtues. It is reset here in large, easy-to-read type, enhanced by six full-page Harrison Cady illustrations that perfectly capture the mood of this charming tale.

About the Author


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.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780486291703
ISBN-10: 0486291707
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: July 3rd, 1996
Pages: 80
Language: English
Series: Dover Children's Thrift Classics

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