Originally published in 1901. A fascinating collection of ways and means for young people to enjoy the countryside and all it has to offer. The well illustrated contents contain much detailed information and advice on: Birds Nesting – Pet Birds – Taming Wild Birds – Poultry and Pigeons – Pets – Fishing Without Tackle – Bottom and Float Fishing Common Pond and River Fish – Rambling – Nutting – Autumn Berries – Poisonous Plants – In Snow and Ice – Skating – Tobogganing and Sliding – Swimming – Toy Boat Making and Sailing – Making and Flying Kites – Spinning Tops – Marbles and the Hoop – Knucklebones – More Rural Games etc. Many of the earliest children’s books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.