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    DescriptionSometimes it's pretty hard to tell them apart...my family and the animals, that is. I don't know why my brothers and sisters complain so much. With snakes in the bath and scorpions on the lunch table, our house, on the island of Corfu, is a bit like a circus. So they should feel right at home...


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    Title
    My Family and Other Animals
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gerald Durrell
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 400
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 220 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780141321875
    ISBN 10: 0141321873
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: BGA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0A
    Libri: B-128
    BIC children’s book marketing category: D5N79
    BIC subject category V2: WTM
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    DC22: B
    BIC subject category V2: WNC
    DC22: 590.92
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DVGS
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24280
    Ingram Theme: CULT/GREECE
    BISAC V2.8: BIO015000, BIO026000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DVGS
    Thema V1.0: WTM, WNC, DNBA
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Puffin Books
    Publication date
    01 November 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Gerald Durrell (1925-1995) moved from England to Corfu with his family at the age of eight. He spent much of his time studying the island's wildlife, and surprising his family by keeping lots of very unusual pets in very unexpected places. He grew up to be a famous naturalist and conservationalist, leading expeditions to exotic places such as Argentina, Sierra Leone, Assam and Madagascar. Over his lifetime he presented many TV shows, and wrote 37 books, including MY FAMILY AND OTHER ANIMALS and its two sequels, BIRDS, BEASTS AND RELATIVES and THE GARDEN OF THE GODS. He founded Jersey Zoo in 1959 as a centre for the conservation of endangered species, and in 1963 he created the Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust - later renamed Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust - of which his wife Lee is still Honorary Director. He was awarded the OBE in 1982.