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All creatures great and small

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Twenty years ago, St. Martin's Press published a volume of memoirs by an unknown Scottish veterinarian named James Herriot. Its title was All Creatures Great and Small .

Within a year, the book had become recognized as a masterpiece. In the two decades that have followed, James Herriot has become one of the most universally loved authors of our time.

Now, as we celebrate the publication of Every Living Thing -- the country vet's fifth book of memoirs-- St. Martin's is proud to reissue the book that started it all. Its pages, now as then, are full of humor, warmth, pathos, drama, and James Herriot's unique, richly justified love of life. His journeys across the Yorkshire dales, his encounters with humans and dogs, cows and kittens are illumined by his infinite fascination and affection, and rendered with all the infectious joy of a born storyteller.

As one reviewer wrote," If you ever loved a friend, human or otherwise, this is the book for you."

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ISBN:
9781410448347
9780312084981
9780553268126
9780312330859
9781559277730
9781453227909
9780312965785
Reading Level:
MG+
Level 6.8, 26 Points
Lexile measure:
990L
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Full title all creatures great and small
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Last Update 2018-05-24 23:05:25PM
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This witty and heartwarming memoir, based on the author's own experiences, became an international success, spawning sequels, inspiring a beloved BBC television series, and winning over animal lovers everywhere.

In the rolling dales of Yorkshire, a simple, rural region of northern England, a young veterinarian from Sunderland joins a new practice. A stranger in a strange land, he must quickly learn the odd dialect and humorous ways of the locals, master outdated equipment, and do his best to mend, treat, and heal pets and livestock alike.

This witty and heartwarming collection, based on the author's own experiences, became an international success, spawning sequels and winning over animal lovers everywhere. Perhaps better than any other writer, James Herriot reveals the ties that bind us to the creatures in our lives.

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series All creatures great and small
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subject_facet Herriot, James, Large type books, Veterinarians -- England -- Yorkshire -- Biography
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title_full All Creatures Great and Small, All creatures great and small / James Herriot, All creatures great and small [sound recording] / James Herriot, All creatures great and small [text (large print)] / by James Herriot
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