Mother West Wind "Why" Stories" by Thornton W. Burgess. Published by Grosset & Dunlap, 1978 printing. Illustrations by Harrison Cady.
Printed in large, easy to read type.
Contains delightful nature stories about the busy little animals who live in the Green Meadows.
Here are few of the stories in the book: Why Striped Chipmunk Is Proud Of his Stripes, Why Reddy Fox Wears Red, Why Jimmy Shunk Never Hurries, Why Mr. Snake Cannot Wink, Why Paddy The Beaver Has a Broad Tail.
230 page hard cover book in good condition with no rips or tears.There is a gift inscription on the back of the first page. The cover has some shelf wear and staining. See the pictures for more detail.