James Herriot's Treasury for Children: Warm and Joyful Tales by the Author of All Creatures Great and Small
James Herriot's Treasury for Children: Warm and Joyful Tales by the Author of All Creatures Great and Small
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Annotation: A collection of the author's stories for children, including "Moses the Kitten," "The Market Square Dog," and "Smudge, the Little Lost Lamb."
Genre: Biology
Catalog Number: #95875
Format: Publisher's Hardcover
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Common Core/STEAM: Common Core Common Core
Copyright Date: 2014
Edition Date: 2014
Illustrator: Brown, Ruth,, Barrett, Peter,
Pages: 272
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-250-05813-9
ISBN 13: 978-1-250-05813-3
Dewey: 636
LCCN: 92024036
Dimensions: 28 cm.
Language: English
Reviews:
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This charming title defines family listening. Herriot's well-loved tales of his life as a rural British veterinarian hold the timeless qualities of family affection, humor, loyalty, appreciation for nature, and love of animals. The eight short stories were selected especially for youngsters, yet adults will gladly listen along. Narrator extraordinaire Dale lends the perfect avuncular tone; his British dialects accurately reflect the characters' class and region, and his clarity of expression allows even young listeners to comprehend the delightful British accent. Sprightly musical interludes signal transitions between stories; each is approximately 10 minutes long. The CD consists of only one track, so locating individual stories is somewhat difficult. Be sure to feature this title in holiday displays as "The Christmas Kitten" is especially appealing.
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Reading Level: 1.0
Interest Level: K-3

Children have always found a delightful friend in James Herriot. His award-winning stories for young readers bring the farmyard world of Herriot's Yorkshire to vibrant life. Featuring a host of adorable animals and colorful townsfolk, each of the stories is narrated by the country vet himself, with all of the warmth, caring, and good humor that have made James Herriot beloved the world over. Here, in James Herriot's Treasury for Children , we find all of his books for children collected in one beautiful volume. From the springtime frolic of Oscar, Cat-About-Town to the yuletide warmth of The Christmas Day Kitten, these stories--radiantly illustrated by Peter Barrett and Ruth Brown--are perennial favorites, and this new complete edition will make a wonderful gift for all readers, great and small. Taken together, these stories comprise a wondrous Herriot menagerie, a family treasure that will be passed, with joy and affection, from generation to generation.

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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