Ernest Thompson Seton (Seton Ernest Thompson)( Canadian writer, naturalist, animal artist.)
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Biography Ernest Thompson Seton (Seton Ernest Thompson)
Born August 14, 1860 in South Shields (County Durham, England). Received the birth name of Ernest Thompson Seton. Childhood and adolescence spent in Canada, from 1890 to 1896 he studied art in Paris, known in the United States and Canada brought him a series of stories with their own illustrations of wildlife and forest life. Pasture he perceived rather romantically, as a writer. Books Seton Little savages (Two Little Savages, . 1903), . My friends the wild (Wild Animals I Have Known, . 1898), . The fate of the persecuted (Lives of the Hunted, . 1901), . combining adventure story and the lessons of natural history, . meet the tastes of North Americans, . grow up with dreams of encounters with the Indians and life in nature,
. Seton wrote and illustrated more than 50 such books and read more than 3 thousand public lectures. In 1910-1915 headed the military sports organization 'Boy Scouts of America'. In 1940 released autobiography, Memories of the artist-naturalist (Trail of an Artist-Naturalist). Seton died in Santa Fe (pc. New Mexico) September 3, 1946.