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Three Favourite Animal Stories
Author: Jill Tomlinson
Publisher: Egmont Books
ISBN: 1405271922
Pages: 304
Year: 2014-01-01
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Three heart-warming classic stories full of animal antics by Jill Tomlinson. Plop is a baby barn owl. He is perfect in every way - except for one thing. He's afraid of the dark! One day Suzy the cat finds herself flying away in a hot-air balloon. How is Suzy going to find her way home? Hilda is a small, speckled hen. When she makes up her mind to visit her new cousin chicks nothing can stop her! Filled with gentle humour and comfort, Jill Tomlinson’s animal stories have been enjoyed by children who want to snuggle down with a good read for decades. This edition containing The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark, The Cat Who Wanted to go Home and The Hen Who Wouldn’t Give Up is stunningly illustrated by Paul Howard – making it a terrific collection of stories for young readers.
More Favourite Animal Tales
Author: Jill Tomlinson
ISBN: 1405271981
Pages: 304
Year: 2013
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Funny, reassuring, touching, and beautifully repackaged, children will enjoy reading Jill Tomlinson's animal tales again and again! Contains: "The Gorilla Who Wanted to Grow Up," "The Penguin Who Wanted to Find Out," and "The Aardvark Who Wasn't Sure."
The Cat Who Wanted to Go Home
Author: Jill Tomlinson
Publisher: Egmont UK
ISBN: 1780310374
Pages: 96
Year: 2011-01-01
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The classic story about a cat in danger of using up all of her nine lives from the author of The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark. Suzy is a little striped cat, who lives in a French seaside village with a fisherman and his four sons. Like all cats, Suzy is very inquisitive, which causes problems when she climbs into the basket of a hot air balloon – and is carried off over the channel to England! How will she ever get back to France? It won't be easy, but Suzy refuses to be put off by a bit of water. Filled with gentle humour and comfort, Jill Tomlinson’s animal stories have been enjoyed by children who want to snuggle down with a good read for decades. Perfect for kids aged 5+ who love Julia Donaldson, and Dick King Smith's The Sheep Pig. This edition is beautifully illustrated by Paul Howard. Have you enjoyed all of Jill's animal stories? The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark The Cat Who Wanted to Go Home The Gorilla Who Wanted to Grow Up The Hen Who Wouldn't Give Up The Otter Who Wanted to Know The Penguin Who Wanted to Find Out Jill Tomlinson never intended to be a writer. She trained as an opera singer, and then decided to have a family whilst her voice matured. But illness intervened, and she had to find another outlet for her energies. She started on a journalism course, and by the third lesson decided she wanted to write for children. So she did! Jill Tomlinson’s animal stories are much-loved and have been best-selling children’s books for nearly four decades.
The Penguin who Wanted to Find Out
Author: Jill Tomlinson
Publisher: Egmont Books (UK)
ISBN: 1405230401
Pages: 32
Year: 2009
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Otto isn't an ordinary penguin, he is the first penguin chick to be born that year, which means that it is his job to look after all the other young penguins. But out in the snow and ice of Antarctica there is an awful lot to learn, and Otto has to discover for himself how to swim, dive and catch fish before he can teach anyone else. And how will he do that when all the grown-ups are too busy to help?.
Beastly Behaviour
Author: Rolf Harris, Mark Leigh, Mike Lepine
Publisher: Random House (UK)
ISBN: 0099257238
Pages: 228
Year: 1998-11-12
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Here is the new collection of Rolf Harris's favourite true animal stories featuring more of the battiest, bravest, most brilliant animals and birds. For example, Zan the badger who fell asleep in a washing machine, and Jamie the pig who ran over his owner in a JCB.
All My Patients Have Tales
Author: Jeff Wells
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1429966955
Pages: 240
Year: 2009-04-14
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All My Patients Have Tales is a heartwarming and funny collection of stories by a dedicated veterinarian featuring wild horses, porcupine-quill-covered dogs, male cats in labor, an extremely ornery pygmy donkey, an enormous hog, as well as many other domestic, and not so "domestic" animals. Wells begins his work as an inexperienced recent college grad and emerges a caring and beloved veterinarian. Affording the reader an inside glimpse into his daily life, he narrates many uplifting, life-altering, lifethreatening, and hilarious episodes.
The Otter Who Wanted to Know. Jill Tomlinson
Author: Jill Tomlinson
Publisher: BBC Audiobooks
ISBN: 1846071836
Year: 2007-05-01
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Pat is an adorable little sea otter. She likes turning up her toes and floating in the sea, chasing fish and asking a hundred and one questions.
Animal Stories
Author: Jane Yolen
Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books
ISBN: 1426317255
Pages: 159
Year: 2014
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A sumptuously illustrated volume of true animal stories from different historical periods includes the tales of Balto the Alaskan sled dog, Smoky the Bear and Internet sensation Christian the lion. By the author of the Caldecott Medal-winning Owl Moon.
The Gorilla Who Wanted to Grow Up
Author: Jill Tomlinson, Susan Hellard
ISBN: 0416186564
Pages: 77
Year: 1992
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The tale of ayoung, mischievousgorilla who can't wait to grow up Pongo is a young gorilla who lives in the mountains of Africa. He has long glossy black hair and a black shiny nose. But Pongo can't wait to grow up, when he will have a silver back like his father's and a big chest that he can thump.With gentle humor and comfort, this tale reveals how Pongo learns that growing up isn't just about chest-thumping."
Ten True Animal Rescues
Author: Jeanne Betancourt
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0590681176
Pages: 66
Year: 1998
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Tells the true stories of a gorilla that cared for a little boy who fell into her cage at the zoo, a cat that saved an infant's life, and a dolphin that rescued a drowning woman.
A Twist in the Tail
Author: Mary Hoffman
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 0805059466
Pages: 72
Year: 1998-09-15
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Read me just one more! are the words certain to be heard each night as children pore over this collection of favorite animal tales from around the world. Each story is complete in just a few pages, making the collection an ideal choice for bedtime reading. Animal tales, always beloved by young children, can be found in most cultures. Best-selling author Mary Hoffman presents ten vibrant fables that capture the humor, wisdom, and richness of the culture from which they spring, and Jan Ormerod's sun-splashed illustrations provide a perfect complement.
The Hen Who Wouldn't Give Up
Author: Jill Tomlinson
Publisher: Egmont Books
ISBN: 1405271930
Pages: 112
Year: 2014-01-02
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Funny, reassuring, touching, and beautifully repackaged, children will enjoy reading Jill Tomlinson's animal tales again and again! When Hilda has an idea, nothing can stop her!
Paws and Whiskers
Author: Jacqueline Wilson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0552570869
Pages: 400
Year: 2015
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This special anthology features the very best stories about cats and dogs from the world of children's literature, chosen by bestselling author and Battersea Cats and Dogs Home patron Jacqueline Wilson. Includes a brand new story by Jacqueline herself, Leonie's Pet Cat, as well as extracts from treasured classics such as The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith and Gobbolino the Witch's Cat by Ursula Moray Williams, and from modern favourite writers such as Anne Fine and Patrick Ness. The book also features personal new pieces from many authors about their own treasured pets, with contributions from Michael Morpurgo, Philip Pullman, Malorie Blackman and more. This is a collection to enjoy and share for many years. For every copy sold, a significant donation will be made to Battersea Cats and Dogs Home.
A World Full of Animal Stories
Author: Angela McAllister
Publisher: Lincoln Children's Books
ISBN: 1786032066
Pages: 128
Year: 2018-08-02
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Travel the world with 50 best-loved tales, featuring creatures big and small. This beautifully-illustrated collection of classic stories brings together favourite animal-themed fables, myths and legends including The Three Little Pigs, The Ugly Duckling, Why the Swallow's Tail is Forked and the story of Ananse and the Python. Lively retellings from Angela McAllister are brought to life with sumptuous illustrations from Romanian-born illustrator, Aitch, in this treasury to treasure.
Varjak Paw
Author: S. F. Said
ISBN: 1405662638
Pages: 230
Year: 2008
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Having saved the city cats from a fate worse than death, Varjak Paw finds himself the elected leader of a new gang - a gang that supports freedom and kindness for all. But will the pressure take its toll on this brave yet sometimes naive cat?

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