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Tarantula in My Purse : And 172 Other Wild Pets (Reprint) (Paperback) (Jean Craighead George)
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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)
A collection of autobiographical stories about raising a houseful of children and wild pets including crows, skunks, and raccoons
Number of Pages: 134
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Jean Craighead George
Street Date: October 1, 1997
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-0957
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