Synopses & Reviews
The arrival of Old Man Coyote causes a lot of commotion among the denizens of the Green Forest. The master storyteller blends a good story with gentle lessons about nature and virtuous conduct. Printed in large, easy-to-read type and enhanced by 6 new illustrations based on the Harrison Cody originals.
Old Man Coyote, a stranger to the Green Meadows, frightens the forest folk and becomes an opponent to Old Granny Fox.
-Listen, - whispered Jimmy Skunk to Peter Rabbit as the strange howling sound echoed through the Green Forest. But Peter was listening. He had never heard anything like it. The sound made cold chills run up and down his backbone. What could it be?
Children will love finding out as Peter Rabbit, Jimmy Skunk, Prickly Porky, Granny Fox, Reddy Fox, and other dwellers in the Green Forest react to a new -- and scary -- neighbor. All ends happily, of course, in this timeless fable by noted storyteller Thornton W. Burgess.
Reprinted in large, easy-to-read type and enhanced with six new illustrations, based on the Harrison Cady originals, this book combines the fun of a good story with gentle lessons about nature, wildlife, and proper behavior.
A pioneer conservationist, Thornton W. Burgess (1874-1965) created the world of the Green Forest, a lively woodland community populated by Peter Rabbit, Chatterer the Red Squirrel, Prickly Porky, Hooty the Owl, and other lovable creatures. Generations of young readers have loved and learned from these timeless fables and their important lessons about friendship, wildlife, and the environment.