Arthur Bailey was born in 1877 in Vermont. He is the author of more than 40 children's books. After going to Harvard he became of wholesale grocery ...Show synopsisArthur Bailey was born in 1877 in Vermont. He is the author of more than 40 children's books. After going to Harvard he became of wholesale grocery merchant in Chicago. Bailey began writing his stories for his stepchildren. His stories centered on animals with natural history woven into the plots. Bailey used language that never talked down to children. He frequently used words beyond their vocabulary in an effort to broaden their knowledge. The Tale of Henrietta Hen was written in 1921 and is part of the Slumber - Town TalesHide synopsis
Description:Smith, Harry L. Book: Good. 12mo. 118 pp. 5 x 7 1/4. Tan cloth...Smith, Harry L. Book: Good. 12mo. 118 pp. 5 x 7 1/4. Tan cloth covered boards, stamped in red and black on front; in black on spine. No dj. Cloth edgeworn; rear bottom corner frayed. Spine slightly cocked.
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