The Tarantula in My Purse: And 172 Other Wild Pets

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A Tarantula in My Purse 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. Full description

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1 Screech Owl6 Ducklings1 Weasel1 Toad3 Crows1 Raccoon3 Salamanders1 Goose7 Sunfish1 Skunk1 Tarantula

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Jean Craighead George wrote over one hundred books for children and young adults. Her novel Julie of the Wolves won the Newbery Medal in 1973, and she received a 1960 Newbery Honor for My Side of the Mountain. She continued to write acclaimed picture books that celebrate the natural world. Her other books with Wendell Minor include The Wolves Are Back; Luck; Everglades; Arctic Son; Morning, Noon, and Night; and Galapagos George.

Richard Cowdrey is the talented and well-known illustrator of numerous children s books, including Bad Dog, Marley! and Marley Goes to School. He has worked with such distinguished clients as Bantam Books, National Football League, and World Wildlife Federation. Desiring to honor God with his work and with his life, Richard lives in Ohio with his wife and children.

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Book Description Softcover. Book Condition: New. 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). Bookseller Inventory # 9092875

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