James Herriot

James Herriot (1916-1995) was the bestselling author of memoirs including All Creatures Great and Small, All Things Bright and Beautiful, All Things Wise and Wonderful, The Lord God Made Them All, and Every Living Thing. At age 23, Herriot qualified for veterinary practice with the Glasgow Veterinary College, and moved to the town of Thirsk in Yorkshire to work in a rural practice. He would live in, work in, and write about the region for the rest of his life. Though he dreamed for years of writing a book, his veterinary work and his family kept him busy, and he did not start writing until the age of 50. In 1979, he was awarded the title Order of the British Empire (OBE). His veterinary practice in Yorkshire, England, is now tended by his son, Jim Wight.


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James Herriot's Favorite Dog Stories--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from James' Herriot's Favorite Dog Stories. In this very special collection of favorite stories about dogs great and small, James Herriot tells us about his own dogs and all the wonderful people and animals we have come to love so much. Fifty memorable tales move us to both laughter and tears, and Herriot's personal introduction and notes make this tribute by a master storyteller to man's best friend a book to be treasured for many years to come.

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James Herriot's Treasury for Children--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from James Herriot's Treasury for Children: Warm and Joyful Tales by the Author of All Creatures Great and Small. This audio program collects all of the beloved veterinarian's delightful tales for young readers. 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.

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All Things Bright and Beautiful by James Herriot--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from James Herriot's book All Things Bright and Beautiful. The world's most beloved animal doctor delightfully continues where he left off in All Creatures Great and Small with new adventures through the Yorkshire dales-- and a whole new menagerie of memorable patients.

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James Herriot's Animal Stories--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt of James Herriot's Animal Stories, read by Christopher Timothy. Here are ten delightful stories from the pen of the world's most beloved veterinarian—guaranteed to delight the Yorkshire vet's worldwide legions of fans.

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James Herriot's Cat Stories--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt for James Herriot's Cat Stories, read by Christopher Timothy. What better match of author and subject than James Herriot and the adorable felines that delight so many millions of pet fanciers around the world. This warm and joyful volume of stories collects some of the Yorkshire vet's favorite tales about one of his favorite animals -- each memoir as memorable and heartwarming as the last.

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All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from James Herriot's classic book All Creatures Great and Small. These are the stories that catapulted James Herriot to literary fame. When this book was first published, it was merely a simple volume of memoirs by an unknown Scottish veterinarian. But within a year, the book became recognized as a masterpiece. And in the three decades that followed, Dr. Herriot has become one of the most universally loved authors of our time.

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All Things Wise and Wonderful by James Herriot--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from James Herriot's classic book All Things Wise and Wonderful. This third bestselling collection finds beloved veterinarian James Herriot training for the Royal Air Force while going home to Yorkshire whenever he can to visit his wife and his many dear friends—of all species—and enthralling us once again with his marvelous and engaging stories.

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James Herriot's Cat Stories

James Herriot, illustrated by Lesley Holmes
St. Martin's Press


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James Herriot's Dog Stories

James Herriot, illustrated by Victor G. Ambrus
St. Martin's Griffin

James Herriot is one of the most beloved storytellers of our time. The warm and joyful memoirs of his life as a country vet in Yorkshire have endeared him to...


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The James Herriot Collection

James Herriot, read by Christopher Timothy
Macmillan Audio

Three of James Herriot’s classic works in a gorgeous boxed set—the perfect gift for audio fans and new listeners alike All Creatures Great and Small • All...


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Every Living Thing
All Creatures Great and Small
James Herriot
St. Martin's Griffin

James Herriot’s final work and last in his beloved series of animal stories This fifth and final of James Herriot's heartwarming story collections brings...


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James Herriot's Treasury of Inspirational Stories for Children

James Herriot; Illustrated by Ruth Brown and Peter Barrett
St. Martin's Griffin

James Herriot’s Treasury of Inspirational Stories for Children collects all of the beloved veterinarian’s delightful tales for young readers—all of them...


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The Lord God Made Them All
All Creatures Great and Small
James Herriot
St. Martin's Griffin

The triumphant conclusion to the legendary series With each book more engaging than the last, James Herriot once again brings us the magical beauty of...


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James Herriot's Favorite Dog Stories

James Herriot; read by Christopher Timothy
Macmillan Audio

In this very special collection of favorite stories about dogs great and small, James Herriot tells us about his own dogs and all the wonderful people and...


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Book Audio Book
James Herriot's Animal Stories

James Herriot: Read by Christopher Timothy
Macmillan Audio

Available for the first time on CD, ten more delightful stories from the pen of the world's most beloved veterinarian—guaranteed to delight the Yorkshire vet's...


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All Things Wise and Wonderful
All Creatures Great and Small
James Herriot
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Readers adored his tales as a Yorkshire animal doctor in All Creatures Great and Small and All Things Bright and Beautiful-- now James Herriot treats us to...


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All Things Bright and Beautiful
All Creatures Great and Small
James Herriot
St. Martin's Paperbacks

The world's most beloved animal doctor delightfully continues where he left off in All Creatures Great and Small with new adventures through the Yorkshire...


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All Creatures Great and Small
All Creatures Great and Small
James Herriot
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Take an unforgettable journey through the English countryside and into the homes of its inhabitants-- four-legged and otherwise-- with the world's best-loved...


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James Herriot's Cat Stories

James Herriot, illustrated by Lesley Holmes
St. Martin's Press

Between these covers, teller and tales finally meet in a warm and joyful new collection that will bring delight to the hearts of readers the world over: James...


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Book Audio Book
James Herriot's Treasury for Children

James Herriot; Illustrated by Ruth Brown and Peter Barrett
St. Martin's Press

James Herriot's Treasury for Children collects all of the beloved veterinarian's delightful tales for young readers. From the springtime frolic of Oscar,...


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