THORNTON BURGESS QUOTE SIGNED, "Thornton W. Burgess 1960", 6 x 4, by American conservationist and children's book author. Typed quote "The falling leaf you always find has left a leaf in bud behind." In fine condition.
Thornton Waldo Burgess (1874-1965) was an American conservationist and author of children's stories. Burgess loved the beauty of nature and its living creatures so much that he wrote about them for 50 years in books and his newspaper column, Bedtime Stories. He was sometimes known as the Bedtime Story-Man. By the time he retired, he had written more than 170 books (many about Peter Rabbit) and 15,000 stories for the daily newspaper column.