The Tale of Solomon Owl

The Tale of Solomon Owl Classic children s book from the Tuck me in Tales series Teaches basic science of the animal and insect world through the lives of the characters and explores various animal characteristics environm

  • Title: The Tale of Solomon Owl
  • Author: Arthur Scott Bailey
  • ISBN: 9781406504521
  • Page: 465
  • Format: Paperback
  • Classic children s book, from the Tuck me in Tales series Teaches basic science of the animal and insect world through the lives of the characters and explores various animal characteristics, environments and predators Rich in vocabulary and attention to detail Beautifully illustrated.

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    About “Arthur Scott Bailey

    • Arthur Scott Bailey

      Arthur Scott Bailey 1877 1949 was an American writer He was the author of than forty children s books He was born on November 15, 1877, in St Albans, Vermont, United States, the second child of Winfield Scott Bailey and Harriet Sarah Goodhue a girl, Ellen was born in 1876 Winfield Bailey owned a dry goods shop that was stated to be one of the most reputable of St Albans mercantile concerns and specialized in furs namely ladies fur coats, muffs and scarves Bailey attended St Albans Academy and graduated in 1896, in a class of only eleven other students He then went on to the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont, where he became involved in a fraternal organization, Sigma Phi with which he was very active through at least 1915 he joined the organization s Catalogue Committee in 1914 as a vice chairman, after the resignation of Dr Alexander Duane.However, he left UVM in 1901 and transferred to Harvard, where he earned his bachelor s degree After graduating Harvard in 1902, Bailey traveled to Chicago and put his knowledge of growing up in his father s store to good use, becoming a wholesale grocery merchant This lasted until 1904, when Bailey travelled to New York City and became an editor for various publishers Which publishers these were is unknown, with the exception of the Macaulay Company, where he was working in early 1915 He was married around this time on September 14, 1913 to Estella W Goodspeed, a St Albans woman the wedding was held in his hometown Estella Goodspeed, whose maiden name had been Crampton, had been married once before to an unknown Mr Nelson Allen Goodspeed, and had a son, Allen Wright Goodspeed and daughter, Estella Joanne Goodspeed Allen Goodspeed was born on August 5, 1906, and would have been nine when the first Sleepy Time Tales were written Estella was born in 1908 As Bailey did not write prior to his marriage to Estella, it can be surmised that he first started crafting his stories for Allen and Estella, whom he treated as his own children Estella Joanne later married a Mr Lennox Stuart and moved to Shaker Heights, Ohio.Bailey s writing has been thus described by the Newark Evening News Mr Bailey centered all his plots in the animal, bird and insect worlds, weaving natural history into the stories in a way that won educator s approval without arousing the suspicions of his young readers He made it a habit to never write down to children and frequently used words beyond the average juvenile vocabulary, believing that youngsters respond to the stimulus of the unfamiliar His work also includes the comic strip Animal Whys, which was syndicated in 1937.Bailey was also known for being an intellectual, and was a member of the Salamagundi Club of New York When it came to religion, Bailey was a Unitarian who have long had a presence in St Albans and politically, he was a Republican of the old school.Bailey died on October 17, 1949, at 71 years of age.

    767 thoughts on “The Tale of Solomon Owl

    • My son and I read this book through an online school. It is required reading for the kids to discuss and learn from. Solomon Owl lives in Pleasant Valley. He doesn’t seem to have a lot of friends and sees others as food. This book follows Solomon on his dealings with other characters, finding a home, discovering new things to see in the world and on the farm. My son and I found Solomon to not be such a nice character. He is rude. He knows he's rude but he doesn't care. He's also antagonistic. [...]

    • Not as likable a character as I thought he'd be, Solomon Owl was a bit prickly, but still endured experiences that cause a young mind to remember. Written for young readers.

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