The Burgess Bird Book for Children
- Format: Paper back
- Number of Pages:256
- Publisher:Dover Publications
- Publication Date:2003
- ISBN 10:0-486-42840-0
- ISBN 13:978-0-486-42840-6
- Author Thornton W.Burgess
- Illustrator:Louis Agassiz Fuertes
Thornton Waldo Burgess (1874 - 1965 ) published 172 books and around 15 000 stories for daily columns in his lifetime. His writing career spanned 50 years and his passion was sharing wildlife. He published his first book in 1910. Many of his books were translated into other languages. He was bestowed with an Honorary Literary Degree in 1938 from Northeastern University. His final book was published in 1960.
There is a Thornton W. Burgess Society which has nine educational Science / Language Arts kits available at NO CHARGE to homeschool families (and schools) in their local area (East Sandwich, MA 02537)
- Honey Bees
- Endangered Species
- Rocks and Minerals
- Reptiles and Amphibians
- Seashore Life
- Dinosaurs and Fossils
Loan period is 2 weeks. Call 508-888-6870 for Andrea to request a kit, or online firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are keen to go on an educational Field Trip there are a number of programs you can access through the Thornton W.Burgess Society
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