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Publisher's Summary

A beloved storyteller takes young readers - and listeners - to the Green Forest to recount the adventures of Peter Cottontail, Mrs. Quack, Jimmy Skunk, Danny Meadow Mouse, and other woodland friends.

Author and conservationist Thornton Burgess (1874-1965) wrote thousands of stories reflecting his fascination with wildlife and concern for nature, teaching generations of children gentle lessons about ecology and respect for the environment. These stories are exclusive to this edition and are unavailable in any other Burgess collection.

©2010 Dover Publications (P)2013 Dover Publications

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A favorite listen, again and again

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I was looking for a collection of bedtime stories for the nights when my children are restless, and when I saw the name "Thornton Burgess", I knew I'd found a treasure. We've been listening to this collection for over a year now and the stories have become dear friends. I highly recommend this and all of Burgess' works for children.

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Not as good as the longer stories, but fun none the less. Purchase on sale only.

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The best audible purchase I’ve ever made

My kids love this book. They’ve listened to it all the way through at least a dozen times and they keep asking for it. Ideal age range: 3-8. A really nice, well performed collection. Please more Thornton Burgess at this high standard. His stories are so wonderful!

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Great narrator but...

Great narrator but you have to consider other things to.like story.there was only one good story but 1 out of 20 isn’t the best.sample before you buy.

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The cutest book ever.

Loved Buster bear ,old Father frog ,old granny fox and the other’s .
But my favorite is Peter rabbit.

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I love the book

I love the book and I love the book and I love the book q. sjsj

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So perfect

Love it so entertaining Thornton Burgess is a great author!!!!!!!!!!!!!!AWSOME book very soothing talk

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Fun Stories to Share with Kids

i chose to listen to this story because my kids regularly listen to it at bedtime, and talk about it, and I had no idea what they were taking about.

now i have finished listening to it, I love it!
and look forward to joining in thier discussion about the bedtime stories.

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Thornton Burgess

This audio book is really good
A little thorn ton Buyers book makes me happy

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