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Ernest Thompson Seton – US version

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The author and illustrator Ernest Thompson Seton was a prominent naturalist and founder of the Boy Scouts of America. An Englishman of Scottish ancestry, Seton was raised in North America, his family having emigrated to Canada in 1866. He gained experience as a naturalist by trailing and hunting in the prairie country of Manitoba. He used this knowledge as the basis for his pioneering series of animal fiction books. His most enduring work is ‘Wild Animals I Have Known’ (1898), featuring the beloved tale of the wolf Lobo. Deeply concerned for the future of the prairie, Seton fought to establish reservations for Indians and parks for animals threatened by extinction, as well as providing children with the opportunities for nature study. For the first time in publishing history, this eBook presents Seton’s complete fictional works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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Description

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Seton’s life and works
* Concise introductions
* All the animal fiction tales, with individual contents tables
* Features rare stories appearing for the first time in digital publishing, including ‘Biography of an Arctic Fox’ and ‘Santanna, the Hero Dog of France’
* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Seton’s books are fully illustrated with his original artwork — over 3,500 images!
* The rare musical, available in no other collection
* Includes a wide selection of Seton’s non-fiction, including rare naturalist pamphlets
* Ordering of texts into chronological order and genres

CONTENTS:

The Fiction
Wild Animals I Have Known (1898)
The Trail of the Sandhill Stag (1899)
The Biography of a Grizzly (1900)
Lives of the Hunted (1901)
Two Little Savages (1903)
Monarch, the Big Bear of Tallac (1904)
Woodmyth & Fable (1905)
Animal Heroes (1905)
Biography of a Silver Fox (1909)
Rolf in the Woods (1911)
Wild Animals at Home (1913)
The Preacher of Cedar Mountain (1917)
Woodland Tales (1921)
Bannertail (1922)
Biography of an Arctic Fox (1937)
Great Historic Animals: Mainly about Wolves (1937)
Santanna, the Hero Dog of France (1945)

The Musical
The Wild Animal Play for Children (1900)

The Non-Fiction
The Birds of Manitoba (1891)
How to Catch Wolves with the Newhouse Wolf Trap (1894)
Studies in the Art Anatomy of Animals (1896)
Bird Portraits (1901)
How to Play Indian (1903)
The Birchbark Roll of the Woodcraft Indians (1906)
Scouting for Boys by Robert Baden-Powell (1908)
The Natural History of the Ten Commandments (1907)
The Arctic Prairies (1911)
The Book of Woodcraft and Indian Lore (1912)
The Red Lodge (1912)
Wild Animal Ways (1916)
Sign Talk of the Indians (1918)

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