FRIENDS AND HELPERS
SARAH J. EDDY
The object of this book is to teach children to treat all living
creatures with considerate kindness and to appreciate the services of
man's helpers in the animal world.
In many homes this teaching is entirely neglected, and it is left for
the school-teacher to arouse interest in the animals dependent upon us,
and to encourage pity and compassion for their suffering.
Sir Arthur Helps says: "The great advancement of the world, throughout