With the opening of hunting season, Lightfoot finds himself pursued by a determined two-legged predator with a deadly weapon; and even with the help of his friends Sammy Jay, Paddy the Beaver, and — unexpectedly — a concerned human, Lightfoot faces constant threats to his survival.
Young readers will find this exciting tale of a courageous animal filled with valuable lessons about nature and wildlife. Newly reset in large, easy-to-read type, the story is enhanced by Harrison Cady’s original illustrations.
Brimming with traditional values, gentle humor, and real lessons about nature and wildlife, Thornton Burgess’s engaging tale reveals why he’s a grandmaster at storytelling. The simple text, reset in large, easy-to-read type and complemented with four charming illustrations from the original edition by Harrison Cady, will captivate today’s readers as much as it charmed audiences generations ago.