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ISBN: 0613034961 / ISBN-13: 9780613034968

The Tarantula in My Purse: And 172 Other Wild Pets

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Humorous, heartwarming, and just plain entertaining, these stories by Newbery Medalist Jean Craighead George recall what life was like as she raised ... Show synopsis

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  • The Tarantula in My Purse: And 172 Other Wild Pets (Turtleback Books) – Hardcover (1997)
    by Jean Craighead George

    The Tarantula in My Purse: And 172 Other Wild Pets

    Hardcover, Turtleback Books
    1997
    English
    Turtleback School & Library ed.
    144 pages

    ISBN: 0613034961
    ISBN-13: 9780613034968

    Acclaimed author-naturalist Jean Craighead George shares her true adventures living with a variety of wild animals--including a mischievous crow, a duck with an arrest record, and a Houdini-like boa constrictor.

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Flemink

Laugh-filled stories you will want to read again!

by Flemink on Jul 5, 2007

The book was an extremely fun, entertaining, heart-warming collection of true stories about a family?s adventures in caring for wild animals and their goal to return the animals to a life of self-sufficient freedom. It was often ?laugh-out-loud? funny. An enjoyable read for all ages. I grew to know the family members through their stories and learned about various animals with them. Months later, I found myself chuckling about one of their many true-life comical escapades. I enjoyed re-reading the book! I felt like I was visiting with my old friends and their animals, the George family.

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