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Woodland Tales

By Ernest Thompson Seton
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  • WOODLAND TALES
  • BY
  • ERNEST THOMPSON SETON
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • THINGS TO SEE IN SPRINGTIME
  • Things to See in Springtime
    • TALE 1 Blue-eyes, the Snow Child, or The Story of Hepatica
    • TALE 2 The Story of the White Dawnsinger or How the Bloodroot Came
    • TALE 3 The Prairie-girl with Yellow Hair
    • TALE 4 The Cat's-eye Toad, a Child of Maka Ina
    • TALE 5 How the Bluebird Came
    • TALE 6 Robin, the Bird that Loves to Make Clay Pots
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • TALE 7 Brook Brownie, or How the Song Sparrow Got His Streaks
    • TALE 8 Diablo and the Dogwood
    • TALE 9 The Woolly-bear
    • TALE 10 How the Violets Came
    • TALE 11 Cocoons
    • TALE 12 Butterflies and Moths
    • TALE 13 The Mourning-cloak Butterfly, or the Camberwell Beauty
    • TALE 14 The Wandering Monarch
    • TALE 15 The Bells of the Solomon Seal
    • TALE 16 The Silver Bells of the False Solomon Seal
  • THINGS TO SEE IN SUMMERTIME
  • Things to See in Summertime
    • TALE 17 How the Mouse-bird Made Fun of the Brownie
    • TALE 18 The Pot-herb that Sailed with the Pilgrims
    • TALE 19 How the Red Clover Got the White Mark on Its Leaves
    • TALE 20 The Shamrock and Her Three Sisters
    • TALE 21 The Indian Basket-maker
    • TALE 22 Crinkleroot; or Who Hid the Salad?
    • TALE 23 The Mecha-meck
    • TALE 24 Dutchman's Breeches
    • TALE 25 The Seven Sour Sisters
    • TALE 26 Self-heal or Blue-curls in the Grass
    • TALE 27 The Four Butterflies You See Every Summer
    • TALE 28 The Beautiful Poison Caterpillar
    • TALE 29 The Great Splendid Silk-Moth or Samia Cecropia
    • TALE 30 The Green Fairy with the Long Train
    • TALE 31 The Wicked Hoptoad and the Little Yellow Dragon
    • TALE 32 The Fairy Bird or the Humming-bird Moth
    • TALE 33 Ribgrass or Whiteman's-Foot
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • TALE 34 Jack-in-the-Pulpit
    • TALE 35 How the Indian Pipe Came
    • TALE 36 The Cucumber Under the Brownie's Umbrella
    • TALE 37 The Hickory Horn-devil
  • THINGS TO SEE IN AUTUMNTIME
  • Things to See in Autumntime
    • TALE 38 The Purple and Gold of Autumn
    • TALE 39 Why the Chicadee Goes Crazy Twice a Year
    • TALE 40 The Story of the Quaking Aspen or Poplar
    • TALE 41 The Witch-hazel
    • TALE 42 How the Shad Came and How the Chestnut Got Its Burrs
    • TALE 43 How the Littlest Owl Came
    • TALE 44 The Wood-witch and the Bog-nuts
    • TALE 45 The Mud-dauber Wasp
    • TALE 46 The Cicada and the Katydid
    • TALE 47 The Digger Wasp that Killed the Cicada
    • TALE 48 How the Indian Summer Came
  • THINGS TO SEE IN WINTERTIME
  • Things to See in Wintertime
    • TALE 49 The North Star, or the Home Star
    • TALE 50 The Pappoose on the Squaw's Back
    • TALE 51 Orion the Hunter, and His Fight With the Bull
    • TALE 52 The Pleiades, that Orion Fired at the Bull
    • TALE 53 The Twin Stars
    • TALE 54 Stoutheart and His Black Cravat
    • TALE 55 Tracks, and the Stories They Tell
    • TALE 56 A Rabbit's Story of His Life, Written by Himself
    • TALE 57 The Singing Hawk
    • TALE 58 The Fingerboard Goldenrod
    • TALE 59 Woodchuck Day, February Second Sixth Secret of the Woods
  • THINGS TO KNOW
  • Things to Know
    • TALE 60 How the Pine Tree Tells Its Own Story
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • TALE 61 Blazes
    • TALE 62 Totems[D]
    • FOOTNOTE:
    • TALE 63 Symbols
    • TALE 64 Sign Language
    • TALE 65 The Language of Hens
    • TALE 66 Why the Squirrel Wears a Bushy Tail
    • TALE 67 Why a Dog Wags His Tail
    • TALE 68 Why the Dog Turns Around Three Times Before Lying Down
    • TALE 69 The Deathcup of Diablo
    • TALE 70 Poison Ivy or the Three-Fingered Demon of the Woods
    • TALE 71 The Medicine in the Sky
    • TALE 72 The Angel of the Night
  • THINGS TO DO
  • Things to Do
    • TALE 73 Bird-nesting in Winter
    • TALE 74 The Ox-eye Daisy or Marguerite
    • TALE 75 A Monkey-hunt
    • TALE 76 The Horsetail and the Jungle
    • TALE 77 The Woods in Winter
    • TALE 78 The Fish and the Pond
    • TALE 79 Smoke Prints of Leaves
    • TALE 80 Bird-boxes
    • TALE 81 A Hunter's Lamp
    • TALE 82 The Coon Hunt
    • TALE 83 The Indian Pot
    • TALE 84 Snowflakes, the Sixfold Gems of Snowroba
    • Are You Alive?
    • TALE 85 Farsight
    • TALE 86 Quicksight
    • TALE 87 Hearing
    • TALE 88 Feeling
    • TALE 89 Quickness
    • TALE 90 Guessing Length
    • TALE 91 Aim or Limb-control
    • TALE 92 A Treasure Hunt
    • TALE 93 Moving Pictures
    • TALE 94 A Natural Autograph Album
    • TALE 95 The Crooked Stick
    • TALE 96 The Animal Dance of Nana-bo-jou
    • TALE 97 The Caribou Dance
    • TALE 98 The Council Robe
  • THINGS TO REMEMBER
  • Things to Remember
    • TALE 99 How the Wren Became King of the Birds
    • TALE 100 The Snowstorm
    • TALE 101 The Fairy Lamps
    • TALE 102 The Sweetest Sad Song in the Woods
    • TALE 103 Springtime, or the Wedding of Maka Ina and El Sol
    • TALE 104 Running the Council
    • TALE 105 The Sandpainting of the Fire
    • TALE 106 The Woodcraft Kalendar
    • TALE 107 Climbing the Mountain
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