WorldCat Identities

Burgess, Thornton W. (Thornton Waldo) 1874-1965

Overview
Works: 459 works in 1,990 publications in 2 languages and 33,949 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Folklore  Anecdotes  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Performer, Speaker
Classifications: PZ10.3.B8, FIC
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Old Mother West Wind by Thornton W Burgess( Book )

57 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in English and held by 2,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Peter Rabbit, Johnny Chuck, Reddy Fox, the Merry Little Breezes, and all their companions in the fields, the woods, and the streams
Mother West Wind "why" stories by Thornton W Burgess( Book )

72 editions published between 1915 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grandfather Frog tells stories about why Spotty the turtle carries his house with him, why Paddy the Beaver has a broad tail, and many others
The adventures of Peter Cottontail by Thornton W Burgess( Book )

58 editions published between 1914 and 2017 in English and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of Peter Rabbit, who wants to change his name to Peter Cottontail, and the tricks he plays on his friends Reddy Fox and Jimmy Skunk
Mother West Wind's children by Thornton W Burgess( Book )

33 editions published between 1911 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen tales that explain why Danny Meadow Mouse has a short tail, the reason Reddy Fox has no friends, and other mysteries about the residents of the Green Meadow
The adventures of Reddy Fox by Thornton W Burgess( Book )

53 editions published between 1913 and 2017 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite his grandmother's efforts to teach him to behave, Reddy Fox always seems to get into trouble
The adventures of Chatterer the Red Squirrel by Thornton W Burgess( Book )

38 editions published between 1915 and 2017 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the adventures of Chatterer the Red Squirrel and his animal friends
The adventures of Buster Bear by Thornton W Burgess( Book )

41 editions published between 1916 and 2014 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The other animals are frightened when Buster Bear comes to live in the Green Forest, until he gets into trouble trying to steal blueberries from Farmer Brown's boy and they realize he is not very different from them
Mother West Wind's neighbors by Thornton W Burgess( Book )

28 editions published between 1913 and 2009 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen tales of Johnny Chuck, Sammy Jay, Jimmy Skunk, and the other animals and birds of the Green Meadows
The adventures of Danny Meadow Mouse by Thornton W Burgess( Book )

45 editions published between 1915 and 2015 in English and Korean and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny Meadow Mouse, a timid but quick vole, plays hide-and-seek with his foe Reddy Fox and has other adventures with the animals of the Green Meadow
The adventures of Grandfather Frog by Thornton W Burgess( Book )

46 editions published between 1915 and 2011 in English and Korean and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Grandfather Frog sets out to see the Great World, he discovers it is a dangerous place and is happy to return to the Smiling Pool
The adventures of Johnny Chuck by Thornton W Burgess( Book )

44 editions published between 1913 and 2013 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a woodchuck and of his home, food, and friends and enemies in the forest
The adventures of Jimmy Skunk by Thornton W Burgess( Book )

43 editions published between 1918 and 2017 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Smiling Pool near their homes dries up, Jimmy Skunk and his forest friends set out to find the cause
The adventures of Jerry Muskrat by Thornton W Burgess( Book )

40 editions published between 1914 and 2015 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Smiling Pool and Laughing Brook dry up one day, Jerry Muskrat and the other forest animals set out to find the cause
The adventures of Prickly Porky by Thornton W Burgess( Book )

37 editions published between 1916 and 2012 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a porcupine and of his home, foods, friends and enemies in the forest
The adventures of Old Man Coyote by Thornton W Burgess( Book )

36 editions published between 1916 and 2013 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Rabbit overcomes his fear and makes friends with Old Man Coyote
The adventures of Old Mr. Toad by Thornton W Burgess( Book )

31 editions published between 1916 and 2009 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Rabbit and the other woodland animals discover that they have misjudged Old Mr. Toad, who also learns some important lessons
The adventures of poor Mrs. Quack by Thornton W Burgess( Book )

29 editions published between 1917 and 2014 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poor Mrs. Quack hides at the Smiling Pool from the terrible guns over on the Big River, while Sammy Jay and Blacky the Crow think up a plan to help her find the missing Mr. Quack
The adventures of Paddy the Beaver by Thornton W Burgess( Book )

37 editions published between 1917 and 2017 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The exciting adventures of Paddy the Beaver and his friends of the Green Meadows
The adventures of Unc' Billy Possum by Thornton W Burgess( Book )

35 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in English and Korean and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Unc' Billy Possum plans to bring his family to join him in the Green Forest, some of the animals look forward to welcoming them, others look forward to causing trouble, and Unc' Billy himself has an adventure in Farmer Brown's hen-house
The adventures of Mr. Mocker by Thornton W Burgess( Book )

35 editions published between 1914 and 2015 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a mocking bird and of his home, foods, friends and enemies in the forest
 
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Old Mother West Wind
Alternative Names
Burgess, T. W. 1874-1965

Burgess, Thornton

Burgess, Thornton 1874-1965

Burgess, Thornton W.

Burgess, Thornton W. 18

Burgess, Thornton W. 1874-1965

Burgess, Thornton W. (Thornton Waldo), 1874-1965.

Burgess, Thornton Waldo

Burgess, Thornton Waldo 1874-1965

Thornton Burgess Amerikaans schrijver (1874-1965)

Thornton Burgess amerikansk författare

Thornton Burgess amerikansk skribent

Thornton, W. B.

Thornton, W.B. 1874-1965

ثورنتون بورغيس

버어지스, 도온튼 1874-1965

버어지스, 도온튼 W. 1874-1965

ソーントン・バージェス

バーケス

バージェス, T

バージェス, ソートン ワルドー

バージェス, ソーントン

バージス

Languages
English (869)

Korean (3)

Covers
Mother West Wind "why" storiesThe adventures of Peter CottontailMother West Wind's childrenThe adventures of Reddy FoxThe adventures of Chatterer the Red SquirrelThe adventures of Buster BearMother West Wind's neighborsThe adventures of Danny Meadow Mouse