James Herriot's Cat Stories

James Herriot, illustrated by Lesley Holmes

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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 Herriot's Cat Stories. Here are Buster, the kitten who arrived on Christmas; Alfred, the cat at the sweet shop; little Emily, who lived with the gentleman tramp; and Olly and Ginny, the kittens who charmed readers when they first appeared at the Herriots' house in the worldwide bestseller Every Living Thing. And along with these come others, each story as memorable and heartwarming as the last, each told with that magical blend of gentle wit and human compassion that marks every word from James Herriot's pen.

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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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James Herriot, illustrated by Lesley Holmes

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 Cat Stories
James Herriot, illustrated by Lesley Holmes

Hardcover

Hardcover
St. Martin's Press
September 1994
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780312113421
ISBN10: 0312113420
5 1/3 x 7 7/8 inches, 176 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
$21.99

Unabridged Compact Disc

Unabridged  Compact Disc
Macmillan Audio
November 2004
Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781593975258
ISBN10: 1593975252
Audio Run Time: 3:00
Age Range: 4 to 8
$19.95

Unabridged Digital Audio

Unabridged  Digital Audio
Macmillan Audio
March 2003
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781593972394
ISBN10: 1593972393
Audio Run Time: 3:00
Age Range: 4 to 8
$9.99
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