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Group Title: Father Tuck's nursery series
Title: Birds of the air abc
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 Material Information
Title: Birds of the air abc
Series Title: Father Tuck's nursery series
Alternate Title: Birds of the air a b c
Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 28 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Raphael Tuck & Sons ( Publisher )
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Place of Publication: New York
Publication Date: [189-]
 Subjects
Subject: Birds -- Juvenile literature   ( lcsh )
Alphabet books -- 1895   ( rbgenr )
Alphabet rhymes -- 1895   ( local )
Bldn -- 1895
Genre: Alphabet books   ( rbgenr )
Alphabet rhymes   ( local )
non-fiction   ( marcgt )
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Bibliographic ID: UF00080718
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002950864
oclc - 52916543
notis - APJ2541

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I


Pictures of the


dickies,


dears,


birdies


and small,
Learn your ABC,
and hear about


them all.


A stands f
tall and
Who kills


or Adjutant,
sedate,
wriggling


snakes with


that is


a skill


great.


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Come, my little darlings,
come and have a look
At the pretty pictures
in this pretty book,


big


-"II'


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B is the

Blue-tit, a

spry little
charmer


Worth all his weight in fine gold to the farmer.




C for Canary,
his voice
is so sweet

SThat the songs that he
sings you will find


Wi


hard to beat.


D

! D







D stands


for the Ducks


and the


Ducklings who


float


With the lilies and lily-leaves on


the deep moat.


How funny it looks when they dip


down below,


Then only the tips of their tails they will show.


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E, for the Eagle wlM: h stands all alone

As King of the- Birds, with a mountain

for throne.


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F's the Flamingo, a bird, as
SWith a neck and


you see,
two legs


just
as thin
as can
be.


G's the gay Goldfinch
who merrily sings,


H stands for the
Humming-birds,
lovely wee things.


Tii
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I stands for the II
j 'i ?1 .. iT -
doiIt smile,

They worshipped
S 4
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stands for

and, it mr

quite sad,


Though


bis,


dear children,


Once on the

banks of

,| the Nile.


,i"


the Jay( I :I'
h.i' jay
f4l .. .
S'k e ., ,


his


feathers aro

handsome his


character 's


.,, F


V!


bad.


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K is the King-fisher


and, would


you


Suppose,

SHe'd dive after fishes

in all his best

clothes.


L, Long-tailed


L 1 tit can

come up to the best.

Of all of the dickies


in building


a nest.


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M stands
Martin,


cleverest thing


Is the way that he catches


his food on


the wing.


N stands for
the Night-

ingale who
all night long


Makes the woods


ring with


his


beautiful song.


for

the


'=
9..






O stands for the Owl,


he loves

I i .? :


darkness, 'tis

For he only


; said,


gets


up when the sun


goes


to bed.


P stands


for the


Pelican, a fisherman


good,


He do~:~"=T: ~I CF
U r *':* cT.
not. sing iL.
-,-.~- xL


songs, wi

that big beak

who could?


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I

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V ;!


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Q


stands


for the


curious quarrel-


some Quail,
Of shortness you'll find both his temper and tail.


R, Robin Redbreast,
when cold winter
comes,


In return


for his


songs please to


give him
crumbs.


some


/ / 1
/


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S stands for the Swan
graceful and white,


Anc


that swims,


1 he makes through t
:' 1 fln .t1 :" ..i. ,, .


musical nlgnhL






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T stands for nthe1

Thru'ht's' "

from

whose,.- ,.

speckled.


.. .... ...ii .
throats """.

Come out.:

such ,., a,'

number of

beautiful notes.


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T stands for the Turtle-dove who spends half his life


In cooing the love that he has for


his wife.


U stands for Umbrella
bird, it would be


in your


way


If you carried about
an umbrella all day.


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V stands for the

Vulture, for hours

he'll brood

Up on a rock on

the look-out

for food.


W's for Wren who


is nimble


and neat


And her


house, built


in dome-shape, is

perfectly sweet.


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S" ::., 'i "
'S


I, ~d.,


"That's an X",

said the chicken,

"and no good

to eat,
much rather find


pickings


of wheat"


Ys Yellow-hammer,


But with


he's yellow that's
true,






MB- 8-
i.^^SL


hammer


I'm certain he's

nothing to do.


Here's


the end of the


no more can be said,
SThere s never a
dickie beginning

with Z.
.... "< /*j er 7Tuck.


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I'd very


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book,







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New York- London Pars.
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