Synopses & Reviews
Master storyteller Burgess charms youngsters once again with tales of life in the Green Forest. This time he recounts the adventures of Happy Jack Squirrel, who starts the day cheerily enough but soon finds himself trying every trick he knows to get away from his enemy, Shadow the Weasel. 4 black-and-white illustrations.
About the Author
Author and conservationist Thornton W. Burgess (1874-1965) wrote thousands of animal stories for children, starting with the 1910 publication of Old Mother West Wind.
Burgess's tales convey his fascination with wildlife and his concern for nature, teaching gentle lessons about ecology and respect for the environment.