Ways of Wood Folk

by William J. Long


Description:  "All crows are alike" a wit once said of politicians, but in fact, to find two crows exactly alike one must approach them blindfolded. Every one of Nature's creatures has its uniqueness, ways of being in the world that are peculiar to it, just as a small boy's smile exactly fits his face and no other. In this work, Long introduces readers to the fox, the merganser, the moose, and more, focusing always on those traits of character and action that are individual to (or constitute a kind of "signature" of) the creature under observation. Warning: Reading may induce a strong urge to go outdoors.


Additional information:

Ages:  9-12
Format:  Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2014
ISBN:  978-1-59915-971-6
Genres:  Natural History, Animal Stories

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Table of Contents

1. Fox-Ways
2. Merganser
3. Queer Ways of Br'er Rabbit
4. A Wild Duck
5. An Oriole's Nest
6. The Builders
7. Crow-Ways
8. One Touch of Nature

9. Moose Calling
10. Ch'geegee-lokh-sis
11. A Fellow of Expedients
12. A Temperance Lesson for the Hornets
13. Snowy Visitors
14. A Christmas Carol
15. Mooween the Bear

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