Wild Folk

Wild Folk

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"[...]hundred parchment-covered, cylindrical eggs, the greatest delicacy on the whole bill of fare of the hunting folk. Just before dawn, she pulled herself heavily out of the hole she had dug, and the loose sand poured in after her, filling the cavity and covering the eggs that were hidden there. Not until the turtle had smoothed over the displaced sand and waddled back into the stream did the head of the raccoon family make a movement. He was no coward, but he knew too much to trust his slim paws or his pointed nose anywhere near Mrs. Snapper's shearing jaws. When the brown water at last closed over her monstrous body, Father Coon led his waiting family to the bank and deftly uncovered the newly laid eggs, on which they feasted until sunrise sent them back to bed. As the freshness of spring melted into the hot, green sweetness of[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 5.59mm | 199.58g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507537662
  • 9781507537664

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