In this classic of children’s literature, readers find out why Johnny Chuck doesn’t like Blacky the Crow and why Ol’ Mistah Buzzard has a bald head. They’ll learn what is in Mrs. Possum’s big pocket and how Hooty the Owl gets even. They’ll even find out who stole Mrs. Grouse’s eggs, discover why Sammy Jay cries “Thief,” and uncover other secrets of Mother West Wind’s neighbors.
Brimming with gentle humor and real lessons about nature, these enchanting tales will captivate today’s youngsters as much as they charmed audiences generations ago.
These animal story books are a perfect compliment to the second grade Animal Fables block, the third grade Farming (and foraging) block, and the fourth grade Man & Animal Block. They can be used as read-aloud treat in the afternoons, evenings before bed, or weekends. They can also be used for “quiet time” when a fourth grade student wants or needs to read alone.