All Creatures Great and Small Book

All Creatures Great and Small


  • Author : James Herriot
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2012-05-17
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 467
  • ISBN 10 : 9781447224211

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All Creatures Great and Small Excerpt :

The first collection of memoirs from the author who inspired the BBC and Channel 5 series All Creatures Great and Small. This edition contains If Only They Could Talk and It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet. Fresh out of Glasgow Veterinary College, to the young James Herriot 1930s Yorkshire seems to offer an idyllic pocket of rural life in a rapidly changing world. But from his erratic new colleagues, brothers Siegfried and Tristan Farnon, to incomprehensible farmers, herds of semi-feral cattle, a pig called Nugent and an overweight Pekingese called Tricki Woo, James finds he is on a learning curve as steep as the hills around him. And when he meets Helen, the beautiful daughter of a local farmer, all the training and experience in the world can’t help him . . . Since they were first published, James Herriot’s memoirs have sold millions of copies and entranced generations of animal lovers. Charming, funny and touching, All Creatures Great and Small is a heart-warming story of determination, love and companionship from one of Britain’s best-loved authors. 'I grew up reading James Herriot's books and I'm delighted that thirty years on, they are still every bit as charming, heartwarming and laugh-out-loud funny as they were then' – Kate Humble 'Herriot's enchanting tales of life in the Dales are deservedly classics. Full of extraordinary characters, animal and human, the books never fail to delight' – Amanda Owen, bestselling author of The Yorkshire Shepherdess

The World of All Creatures Great   Small Book

The World of All Creatures Great Small


  • Author : All Creatures Great and Small
  • Publisher : Michael O'Mara Books
  • Release Date : 2021-10-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 290
  • ISBN 10 : 9781789294071

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The World of All Creatures Great Small Excerpt :

Welcome to the wonderful world of Skeldale House: the veterinary surgery and bustling waiting room for the locals of Darrowby village and their animals. In this exclusive behind-the-scenes book, go through the doors of the famous 1930s practice and discover the real-life inspirations for the TV remake of All Creatures Great & Small. Offering exclusive insight into the making of the show, and paying homage to its impressive heritage, including Herriot's bestselling memoirs and the long-running series, but also to the incredible backdrop of the Yorkshire Dales, this book is the ultimate celebration of a cast of characters - human and animal - who have been bringing us joy for over fifty years. Along with exclusive interviews with the actors Samuel West, Anna Madeley, Nicholas Ralph, Callum Woodhouse and Rachel Shenton, you will get to know everyone from the vet advisor, the animal trainers and the animals themselves, to the director Brian Percival, the make-up artists and the production team. Learn about their adventures on- and off-screen as they went about evoking the authentic experience of the house, the practice and its unforgettable setting. This is the world of James Herriot and the Yorkshire Dales as you've never seen it before.

All Creatures Great and Small Book

All Creatures Great and Small


  • Author : James Herriot
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 1992-09-15
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 460
  • ISBN 10 : 0312084986

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All Creatures Great and Small Excerpt :

A country veterinary surgeon in Yorkshire describes the joys and trials of his profession and recalls his early career and experiences with his unique clientele

All Creatures Great and Small Book
Score: 4.5
From 5 Ratings

All Creatures Great and Small


  • Author : James Herriot
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1973
  • Genre: Large type books
  • Pages : 499
  • ISBN 10 : 0553107593

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All Creatures Great and Small Excerpt :

The first-person account of a young veterinarian starting his career in the Yorkshires.

All Creatures Great and Small Book

All Creatures Great and Small


  • Author : James Herriot
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan Adult
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Genre: Veterinarians
  • Pages : 551
  • ISBN 10 : 1447225996

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All Creatures Great and Small Excerpt :

The first two books in James Herriot's classic series detailing life as a 1930s country vet. James Herriot's stories about his life as a vet in Yorkshire have charmed and delighted millions of readers in the twenty years since his first book If Only They Could Talk was published in 1972. All Creatures Great and Small is the first James Herriot omnibus and contains If Only They Could Talk and It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet together with James and Helen's courtship from Let Sleeping Vets Lie.

All Creatures Great and Small Book
Score: 4
From 71 Ratings

All Creatures Great and Small


  • Author : James Herriot
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
  • Release Date : 2014-05-06
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 1250057833

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All Creatures Great and Small Excerpt :

The classic multimillion copy bestseller Delve into the magical, unforgettable world of James Herriot, the world's most beloved veterinarian, and his menagerie of heartwarming, funny, and tragic animal patients. For over forty years, generations of readers have thrilled to Herriot's marvelous tales, deep love of life, and extraordinary storytelling abilities. For decades, Herriot roamed the remote, beautiful Yorkshire Dales, treating every patient that came his way from smallest to largest, and observing animals and humans alike with his keen, loving eye. In All Creatures Great and Small, we meet the young Herriot as he takes up his calling and discovers that the realities of veterinary practice in rural Yorkshire are very different from the sterile setting of veterinary school. Some visits are heart-wrenchingly difficult, such as one to an old man in the village whose very ill dog is his only friend and companion, some are lighthearted and fun, such as Herriot's periodic visits to the overfed and pampered Pekinese Tricki Woo who throws parties and has his own stationery, and yet others are inspirational and enlightening, such as Herriot's recollections of poor farmers who will scrape their meager earnings together to be able to get proper care for their working animals. From seeing to his patients in the depths of winter on the remotest homesteads to dealing with uncooperative owners and critically ill animals, Herriot discovers the wondrous variety and never-ending challenges of veterinary practice as his humor, compassion, and love of the animal world shine forth. James Herriot's memoirs have sold 80 million copies worldwide, and continue to delight and entertain readers of all ages.

The Real James Herriot Book
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

The Real James Herriot


  • Author : Jim Wight
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 701
  • ISBN 10 : 0786225890

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The Real James Herriot Excerpt :

A portrait of the author of "All Creatures Great and Small" by his son describes the life and times of the Yorkshire veterinarian, his devotion to his family, his work as a rural veterinarian, and his writings.

Three James Herriot Classics Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Three James Herriot Classics


  • Author : James Herriot
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2011-11-15
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 1324
  • ISBN 10 : 9781453239407

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Three James Herriot Classics Excerpt :

The beloved New York Times bestsellers that inspired the popular BBC series—from a Yorkshire veterinarian and a “wise and wonderful writer” (The Boston Globe). Perhaps better than any other writer, James Herriot reveals the ties that bind us to the natural world. Collected here are three of his masterpieces—All Creatures Great and Small, All Things Bright and Beautiful, and All Things Wise and Wonderful—which have been winning over animal lovers everywhere for almost fifty years. From his night visits to drafty barns during freezing northern England winters, to the beautiful vitality of rural life in the summertime, to the colorful menagerie of animals—and their owners—that pass through his office, Herriot vividly evokes the daily challenges and joys that come with being a veterinarian. Witty and heartwarming, this collection of whimsical, dramatic, and touching anecdotes reveals the ties that bind us to the animals in our lives. This edition features a new introduction from the author’s son and bonus archival photos.

If Only They Could Talk Book

If Only They Could Talk


  • Author : James Herriot
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Veterinarians
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN 10 : 0330447084

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If Only They Could Talk Excerpt :

When the newly qualified vet, James Herriot, arrives in the small Yorkshire village of Darrowby, he has no idea of the new friends he will meet or adventures that lie ahead. From the author whose books inspired the BBC series All Creatures Great and Small, this first volume of unforgettable memoirs chronicles James Herriot’s first years as a country vet, with the signature storytelling magic that has made him a favourite the world over. Here is a book for all those who find laughter and joy in animals, and who know and understand the magic of wild places and beautiful countryside.

All Things Wise and Wonderful Book
Score: 4
From 16 Ratings

All Things Wise and Wonderful


  • Author : James Herriot
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2011-11-15
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 442
  • ISBN 10 : 9781453227923

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World War II intrudes on the pastoral life of the Yorkshire veterinarian and #1 New York Times–bestselling author of All Creatures Great and Small. Only a couple of years after settling into his new home in northern England, James Herriot is called to war. In this series of poignant and humorous episodes, the great veterinarian shares his experiences training with the Royal Air Force, pining for a pregnant wife, and checking in on the people back home who made his practice so fascinating. As the young men of Yorkshire are sent into battle and farmers consider the broader world they’re a part of, Herriot reflects on the lives—human and animal alike—that make his home worth fighting for.

All Creatures Great and Small Book

All Creatures Great and Small


  • Author : Precious Moments
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
  • Release Date : 2019-03-15
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 1492685925

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All Creatures Great and Small Excerpt :

A picture book based on the classic hymn by Cecil Frances Alexander.

Every Living Thing Book
Score: 4
From 13 Ratings

Every Living Thing


  • Author : James Herriot
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2011-11-15
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 378
  • ISBN 10 : 9781453227947

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Every Living Thing Excerpt :

The #1 New York Times–bestselling author of All Creatures Great and Small reflects on the rewards of training the next generation of veterinarians. As an aging James Herriot begins to see more house pets than livestock, the challenge of treating animals—and reassuring their owners—provides plenty of excitement, mystery, and moments of sheer delight. After building up his own practice, the renowned country vet begins to teach a new generation about a business both old-fashioned and very modern. He watches with pride as his own children show a knack for medicine, and remarks on the talents and quirks of a string of assistants. There is no perfecting the craft, since people and their animals are all remarkably different, but Herriot proves that the best healers are also the most compassionate.

Star Wars The Force Awakens  Tales From a Galaxy Far  Far Away Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Star Wars The Force Awakens Tales From a Galaxy Far Far Away


  • Author : Lucasfilm Press
  • Publisher : Disney Electronic Content
  • Release Date : 2016-04-06
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781484743904

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Star Wars The Force Awakens Tales From a Galaxy Far Far Away Excerpt :

The worlds of Star Wars are full of countless alien species, each stranger and more fascinating than the last. Here you'll find six stories for kids about just some of the amazing aliens who appear in the smash-hit movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Featuring a dashing tale of piracy and double crosses, the story of a wise Jakku constable and an unfortunate droid, and a mystery that can be solved only by the gruff cook at Maz Kanata's castle, this collection will bring thrills and chills as it takes you deep into the corners of your favorite galaxy far, far away. . . .Constable Zuvio must get to the bottom of things when a faithful droid commits a bank robbery in "High Noon on Jakku." The Frigosian cryptosurgeons of Takodana give a criminal on the run just what she asks for in "The Face of Evil." The repugnant scrap trader Unkar Plutt may finally have met his match in the twisty tale "True Love." Bobbajo the Crittermonger spins a tale of bravery against impossible odds in the fable "All Creatures Great and Small." When his sous chef turns up dead, the cook at Maz Kanata's castle holds an unusual competition to find the culprit in "A Recipe for Death." And pirates, gangs, and bounty hunters alike race to find precious cargo in "The Crimson Corsair and the Lost Treasure of Count Dooku."

Magpie Murders Book
Score: 4
From 103 Ratings

Magpie Murders


  • Author : Anthony Horowitz
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2017-06-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 10 : 9781443452588

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Magpie Murders Excerpt :

From the New York Times bestselling author of Moriarty and Trigger Mortis, this fiendishly brilliant, riveting thriller weaves a classic whodunit worthy of Agatha Christie into a chilling, ingeniously original modern-day mystery. When editor Susan Ryeland is given the manuscript of Alan Conway’s latest novel, she has no reason to think it will be much different from any of his others. After working with the bestselling crime writer for years, she’s intimately familiar with his detective, Atticus Pünd, who solves mysteries disturbing sleepy English villages. An homage to queens of classic British crime such as Agatha Christie and Dorothy Sayers, Alan’s traditional formula has proved hugely successful. So successful that Susan must continue to put up with his troubling behavior if she wants to keep her job. Conway’s latest tale has Atticus Pünd investigating a murder at Pye Hall, a local manor house. Yes, there are dead bodies and a host of intriguing suspects, but the more Susan reads, the more she’s convinced that there is another story hidden in the pages of the manuscript: one of real-life jealousy, greed, ruthless ambition, and murder. Masterful, clever, and relentlessly suspenseful, Magpie Murders is a deviously dark take on vintage English crime fiction in which the reader becomes the detective.

All Creatures Great and Small Book
Score: 4
From 73 Ratings

All Creatures Great and Small


  • Author : James Herriot
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2011-11-15
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 440
  • ISBN 10 : 9781453227909

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All Creatures Great and Small Excerpt :

From a Yorkshire veterinarian and a “wise and wonderful writer”: The New York Times bestseller and basis for the beloved BBC series of the same name (The Boston Globe). In the rolling dales of Yorkshire, a simple, rural region of northern England, a young veterinarian from Sunderland joins a new practice. A stranger in a strange land, he must quickly learn the odd dialect and humorous ways of the locals, master outdated equipment, and do his best to mend, treat, and heal pets and livestock alike. This witty and heartwarming collection, based on the author’s own experiences, became an international success, spawning sequels and winning over animal lovers everywhere. Perhaps better than any other writer, James Herriot reveals the ties that bind us to the creatures in our lives.