Clara Dillingham Pierson

1868 - 1952

An early 20th century American author, Clara Pierson was praised for her children’s stories. Her works often include animal characters and a moral to the story. She was among the leading nature-story authors of her day.


The Night Moth with a Crooked Feeler

The beautiful, brilliant Butterflies of the Meadow had many cousins living in the forest, most of whom were Night Moths. They also were very beautiful creatures, but they dressed in duller colors and... [+]


The Little Bat Who Wouldn't Go to Bed

"Come," said Mamma Bat, flying toward her home in the cave, "it is time that you children went to bed. The eastern sky is growing bright, and I can see the fleecy clouds blush rosy red as the sun... [+]