Mother West Wind 'Why' Stories

Thornton W. BURGESS (1874 - 1965)

Thornton W. Burgess was a conservationist and prolific author of children's books. His gently humorous stories about the animals of the meadows and woods teach little lessons about getting along with others; they are perfect bedtime stories for small children. (Summary by Laurie Anne Walden)

Genre(s): Children's Fiction, Animals & Nature

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 01 - Why Striped Chipmunk Is Proud of His Stripes Neeru Iyer
00:10:02
Play 02 02 - Why Peter Rabbit Cannot Fold His Hands Rayne
00:08:54
Play 03 03 - Why Unc' Billy Possum Plays Dead musil
00:11:44
Play 04 04 - Why Reddy Fox Wears Red musil
00:10:44
Play 05 05 - Why Jimmy Skunk Never Hurries musil
00:10:44
Play 06 06 - Why Sammy Jay Has a Fine Coat musil
00:10:23
Play 07 07 - Why Jerry Muskrat Builds His House in the Water Rayne
00:09:45
Play 08 08 - Why Old Man Coyote Has Many Voices Laurie Anne Walden
00:11:40
Play 09 09 - Why Miner the Mole Lives Under Ground Kevin Maxson
00:11:11
Play 10 10 - Why Mr. Snake Cannot Wink Bellona Times
00:11:57
Play 11 11 - Why Bobby Coon Has Rings on His Tail MaryAnn
00:10:17
Play 12 12 - Why There Is a Black Head in the Buzzard Family Sophia Choi
00:11:15
Play 13 13 - Why Buster Bear Appears to Have No Tail Cheryl Hackney
00:11:08
Play 14 14 - Why Flitter the Bat Flies At Night Laurie Anne Walden
00:11:05
Play 15 15 - Why Spotty the Turtle Carries His House With Him Rayne
00:11:06
Play 16 16 - Why Paddy the Beaver Has a Broad Tail Laurie Anne Walden
00:11:20