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Among the Pond People

Among the Pond People by Clara Dillingham Pierson
By: (1868-1952)

Lovely book for children written by teacher and naturalist Clara Dillingham Pierson. This book in the "Among the People" series explores the animal inhabitants of a pond. The beautiful writing brings the pond creatures into being in the reader's imagination and allows them a glimpse of the mysterious lives being carried out above and below the water's surface.

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[Illustration: Frontispiece "BADDY BADDY!" Page 142 ]

AMONG THE POND PEOPLE

BY CLARA DILLINGHAM PIERSON Author of "Among the Meadow People," "Forest People," etc.

Illustrated by F. C. GORDON

NEW YORK E. P. DUTTON AND COMPANY 31 WEST TWENTY THIRD STREET

COPYRIGHT, 1901 BY E. P. DUTTON & CO.

The Knickerbocker Press, New York

TO

JOHN W. S. PIERSON

THIS BOOK IS AFFECTIONATELY DEDICATED

Dear Little Friends: When the ten Polliwogs came to spend a day with me, some two years ago, I promised to tell you stories of how they and their neighbors live in the pond. I wanted to tell the stories at once, but this is a busy world and story telling is only play, so there were many things to be done before I could sit down to my desk and hold my pen while the stories slid out of it onto paper... Continue reading book >>


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