By Clara Dillingham Pierson, C. Gordon F.
Tales of animals of the evening for youngsters, referring to the actions of raccoons, skunks, moths, foxes, fireflies, and weasels. considering the fact that we won't comprehend animal language, the writer depicts the animals chatting with one another in English, yet she does it so skillfully imaginable that they're utilizing their very own methods of speaking via voice and gesture.
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Ground Hog. "I was just admiring your nest. " "Good-morning," answered the Ovenbird. " answered Mrs. Ground Hog. " And she smiled and showed all her teeth. " Then she hopped out of the nest and let Mrs. Ground Hog peep in to see how the inside was finished and also to see the four speckled eggs which lay there. "It is a lovely nest," said Mrs. Ground Hog, "and those eggs are beauties. But I promised the children that I would hurry. " She trotted happily away, while Mrs. Ovenbird settled herself upon her eggs again and thought what a pleasant call she had had and what an excellent and intelligent person Mrs.
My children are forgetting too," she said. " The mother of the four young Raccoons was out hunting and found herself near the pond. " she said to herself. " She tiptoed along to a pile of rocks and peeped between them to see what was going on. She saw her children's footprints on the sand. " said she. " She heard somebody scrambling down a tree nearby. "Good-evening," said a pleasant Raccoon voice near her. It was the mother of the six. " asked the newcomer. "I hope you did not notice how badly my son is behaving.
Then they pushed and squabbled for their breakfast. Every night they came back to sleep on the potato-crate. At last they were able to spring up into their places without standing on the stone-pile, and that was a great day. " That scared the Chickens and they were very quiet. It made the Black Spanish Hen uneasy though, and she whispered to the Black Spanish Cock and wouldn't let him sleep until he had promised to fight anybody who might try to carry one of the Chickens away from the potato-crate.
Among the Night People by Clara Dillingham Pierson, C. Gordon F.