When Farmer Brown's boy starts setting traps for the woodland critters of Laughing Brook and Smiling Pool, Grandfather Frog has a scheme to save the animals. But then the brook and the pool start to dry up, threatening the lives of all those under Grandfather Frog's care. Can Jerry Muskrat, Joe Otter, and their young friends solve the mystery and save the woods?
One of the most popular writers for children in the English language, American author and naturalist THORNTON WALDO BURGESS (1874-1965) produced more than 170 books and 15,000 stories featuring a bevy of animal characters that continue to charm children and adults alike while also teaching gentle lessons about wildlife conservation. This delightful 1914 volume is part of Burgess's "Bedtime Story-Books" series about the adventures of Buster Bear, Paddy the Beaver, and other enchanting creatures.
ALSO FROM COSIMO: Burgess's The Adventures of Bobby Coon and The Adventures of Chatterer the Red Squirrel