This is a terrific for all ages!
I think one can glean some lessons here on how to raise happy kids who respect nature and how to cultivate their curiosities into independent thinking.
Readers can truly enjoy this book if they read related stories like THE SUMMER OF THE FALCON, THE CRY OF THE CROW, and THERE'S AN OWL IN THE SHOWER.
The stories are mostly funny ones and cute but seem to be picked randomly. Not in chronological order or anything. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
wonderful stories of animals sheltered and enjoyed by the familyPublished 5 months ago by Barbara W
My 9 yr old is reading this in school and we wanted to help him at home to keep up on school work since kids are no longer able to bring books home from school.Published 12 months ago by Mark Zeller
Was for my 13 yr. old book list. I know she'll love it and I liked it! I ama bit squeamish, she isn't!Published 21 months ago by C. Fletcher
I bought this book because I knew that it included a chapter on a pet owl, and we were expecting to get an owl soon for my daughter. The whole thing was charming. Read morePublished on June 19, 2012 by Andrea Raisfeld
The Tarantula on My Purse
The author is Jean Craighead George.
The tarantula on my purse is about a lot of true story of crazy animals. Read more
This Newbery-winner whose recognized books (My Side of the Mountain and Julie of the Wolves) I have read and appreciated greatly, has something very different here. Read morePublished on July 3, 2009 by S. Silverman
This book is really good in the beginning, but it's weak at the end. It is a good book, but the chapters lack order. It has some humor, and we learned a lot about wild animals. Read morePublished on November 29, 2006
This book is amazing! It is a true story about Jean Craighead George's life with wild pets. If you like wild animals, you'll love this book! Read morePublished on February 15, 2001