James Herriot's Treasures for ChildrenHardback
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- Publisher: St Martin's Press
- Format: Hardback | 256 pages
- Dimensions: 201mm x 272mm x 23mm | 907g
- Publication date: 1 September 1992
- Publication City/Country: New York
- ISBN 10: 0312085125
- ISBN 13: 9780312085124
- Sales rank: 33,459
"James Herriot's Treasury for Children" collects all of the beloved veterinarian's delightful tales for young readers including: "Moses the Kitten Only One Woof The Christmas Day Kitten Bonny's big Day Blossom Comes Home The Market Square Dog Oscar, Cat-About-Town Smudge, the Little Lost Lamb"
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James Herriot (1916-1995) was the bestselling author of memoirs including "All Creatures Great and Small," "All Things Bright and Beautiful," "All Things Wise and Wonderful," "The Lord God Made Them All," and "Every Living Thing." At age 23, Herriot qualified for veterinary practice with the Glasgow Veterinary College, and moved to the town of Thirsk in Yorkshire to work in a rural practice. He would live in, work in, and write about the region for the rest of his life. Though he dreamed for years of writing a book, his veterinary work and his family kept him busy, and he did not start writing until the age of 50. In 1979, he was awarded the title Order of the British Empire (OBE). His veterinary practice in Yorkshire, England, is now tended by his son, Jim Wight.
"Just the sort of thing you hope will imprint on the memory screen of a young child: fresh, clear, pure, and good." --"Commonwealth"