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THE BURGESS SEASHORE BOOK FOR CHILDREN. Hardcover 1929 1st Edition
This ia a wonderful 1st book by Thornton W Burgess "The Burgess Seashore Book For Children"in great condition.
Illustrated by W. H Southwick and George Sutton, published by Little, Brown Company 1929 Boston
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"An invaluable companion to any child spending a seashore holiday." — New York Herald Tribune
Familiar Burgess characters Danny Meadow Mouse, Jimmy Skunk, and Reddy Fox explore every nook and cranny of the shoreline and learn first hand about the habits and habitats of spider crabs, sea cucumbers, sand eels, and that strangest of little fishes — the sea horse.
Veteran storyteller and nature lover Thornton W. Burgess provides fascinating information to young readers as he describes coastal areas along the Atlantic Ocean. Along the way he weaves the area's many life forms into an entertaining tale that's also an illustrated guide to the seashore's natural history.