The Book of Nature Myths

Florence Holbrook


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The Book of Nature Myths is a book by Florence Holbrook, first published in 1904. A collection of fifty-four tales primarily aimed at children regarding folk tales around the world. Nearly all of them involve animals and each one is quite short. The author was a principal of a school in Chicago and adapted the stories included to appeal to the younger reader. Chapters include: The Story Of The First Hummingbird; The Story Of The First Butterflies; The Story Of The First Woodpecker; Why The Woodpecker's Head Is Red; Why The Cat Always Falls Upon Her Feet; Why The Swallow's Tail Is Forked; Why The White Hares Have Black Ears; Why The Magpie's Nest Is Not Well Built; Why The Raven's Feathers Are Black; How Fire Was Brought To The Indians, and many more.

This book has 39,929 words, 83 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1904.

Production notes: This ebook of The Book of Nature Myths was published by Global Grey on the 24th December 2022. The artwork used for the cover is 'A Hare in the Field' by August Heyn.

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