By Allan Foster

"Delve into the fantastical global of The Loon, the Bat, and the Raspberry Bush, a treasury of unforgettable fables from proficient storyteller and naturalist Allan Foster.

Featuring universal vegetation and animals present in backyards, parks, neighborhood woodlots, and forests round the nice Lakes sector, this choice of conscientiously chosen stories artfully explains such mysteries as why cardinals are pink, how roses received their thorns, and why groundhogs spend part their lives underground. every one tale is followed by way of a pencil comic strip and short typical background to aid establish particular creatures and hyperlink them on to the surroundings, offering not just an interesting naturalist lesson, yet an interesting tale.

Using his signature storytelling method, Foster affiliates neighborhood vegetation and animals with recognized characters from myths and legends whereas different tales introduce not-so-famous and new characters—plants and animals that speak to one another, safeguard their houses, fall in love, possibility their lives, and play functional jokes.

Soar within the skies with the hummingbird military, clear up a nutty case with Squirrel, and find a extremely important lesson with a Canadian goose. excellent for households and kids alike, The Loon, the Bat, and the Raspberry Bush is the fitting instrument for studying extra approximately our fascinating usual world."

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