Daniel Carter Beard

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Daniel Carter (Uncle Dan) Beard, nado en Cincinnati en 1850 e finado en Suffern en 1941, foi un ilustrador, escritor e reformador social norteamericano.

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Fillo do pintor James H. Beard, medrou en Covington, Kentucky. En 1878 estableceu con dous irmáns o seu propio estudo en Nova York, no que realizaron ilustracións para xornais e libros, entre eles as ilustracións da primeira edición de Un ianqui de Connecticut na corte do rei Artur de Mark Twain. En 1905 fundou a organización Sons of Daniel Boone, precursora dos Boy Scouts. Cando se fundaron os Boy Scouts of América en 1910 integrou a súa organización nesta e converteuse nun dos seus líderes.

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  • American Boy's Handy Book, 1882, 1903
  • The American Girl's Handy Book, 1887
  • The American Boy's Book of Sport, 1890
  • Moonlight and Six Feet of Romance, 1892
  • The Outdoor Handy Book , 1896
  • Jack of All Trades, 1900, 1904?
  • Field and Forest Handy Book, 1906
  • Animal Book and Campfire Stories, 1907
  • Boy Pioneers and Sons of Daniel Boone, 1909
  • Boat, Building, and Boating, 1912
  • Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties, 1914
  • The American Boy's Book of Bugs, Butterflies and Beetles, 1916
  • The American Boy's Book of Sign's, Signals and Symbols, 1918
  • The American Boy's Book of Camp-Lore and Woodcraft, 1920
  • The American Boy's Book of Wild Animals, 1921
  • The Black Wolf-Pack , 1922,
  • American Boy's Book or Birds and Brownies of the Woods, 1923
  • Do It Yourself, 1925
  • Wisdom of the Woods, 1926, 1927?
  • Buckskin Book For Buckskin Men and Boys, 1929
  • Hardly A Man is Now Alive, 1939 (autobiografía)