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By Clara Dillingham Pierson, F. C. Gordon

A pleasant quantity of nature tales for childrens. provides the adventures of mom Eel, the Playful Muskrat, the Snappy Snapping Turtle, and the opposite Pond humans. those tales are jam-packed with humor, but cleverly exhibit information regarding the frogs, minnows, and different pond citizens and infrequently recommend an ethical in a fragile demeanour which no baby may well withstand. ultimate for kids a while five to 7.

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Let me help you," he said. " "Why," said she, as she preened her feathers, "that is a very good plan. " So they were married, and Mrs. Sand-Hill Crane often told her friends afterward that Mr. Crane was so much in love with her that she just had to marry him. They were very, very happy, and after a while—but that is another story. " "I'm not," said his sister. " "Lazy! " cried the other young Minnows, wiggling their front fins at her. " asked a Father Minnow, swimming in among them with a few graceful sweeps of his tail, and stopping himself by spreading his front fins.

He exclaimed, as he saw the sleeping Caddis Nymph. "Somebody built a poor house to sleep in. " He picked up the sleeping Caddis Nymph in his stout forelegs and swam off. Nobody knows just what happened after that. When the other Caddis Nymphs awakened, they bit through their gratings and had a good visit before they crawled out of the pond into their new home, the air. " Each looked all around with his two far-apart eyes, and then they decided that he must have awakened first and left the water before them.

That youngster will never be a strong Frog. " And that is so, as any Frog will tell you. The Green Brown Frog sighed as she crawled out on the bank. " The Runaway Water Spiders WHEN the little Water Spiders first opened their eyes, and this was as soon as they were hatched, they found themselves in a cosy home of one room which their mother had built under the water. This room had no window and only one door. There was no floor at all. When Father Stickleback had asked Mrs. " She really thought him quite stupid not to think of that.

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