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The Tarantula in My Purse : And 172 Other Wild Pets
by Jean Craighead George


Overview - Humorous, heart-warming, and just plain entertaining, these stories by Newbery Medalist Jean Craighead George recall what life was like as she raised three children and 173 wild pets. On any given day there might be a bat in the refrigerator, an owl in the shower, or a crow at the kitchen table.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Humorous, heart-warming, and just plain entertaining, these stories by Newbery Medalist Jean Craighead George recall what life was like as she raised three children and 173 wild pets. On any given day there might be a bat in the refrigerator, an owl in the shower, or a crow at the kitchen table. Jean Craighead George's respect for nature and its many creatures is evident in all of her writing. Here, she offers a personal, firsthand account of the many animals that made their way into her life and her books.

1996 'Pick of the Lists' (ABA)
1996 Children's Books (NY Public Library)

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780064462013
  • ISBN-10: 0064462013
  • Publisher: HarperTrophy
  • Publish Date: October 1997
  • Page Count: 134
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 6.78 x 4.44 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.23 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Animals - General

 
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