All Creatures Great And Small

All Creatures Great And Small

All Creatures Great And Small

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

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : James Herriot
Publisher : Pan Macmillan
Release : 2012-05-17
Total Pages : 432 Pages
ISBN : 9781447224211


All Creatures Great And Small

All Creatures Great And Small

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

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


All Creatures Great And Small

All Creatures Great And Small

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.

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


The World Of All Creatures Great Small

The World Of All Creatures Great Small

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.

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


All Creatures Great And Small

All Creatures Great And Small

Recalls the early career of James Herriot, a country veterinary surgeon in Yorkshire, describing the joys and trials of working with his unique clientele.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : James Herriot
Publisher :
Release : 2014-05-06
Total Pages : 448 Pages
ISBN : 0606355162


If Only They Could Talk

If Only They Could Talk

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.

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Genre : Veterinarians
Author : James Herriot
Publisher : Pan Macmillan
Release : 2006
Total Pages : 212 Pages
ISBN : 0330447084


The Real James Herriot

The Real James Herriot

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.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Jim Wight
Publisher :
Release : 2000
Total Pages : 701 Pages
ISBN : 0786225890


All Things Wise And Wonderful

All Things Wise And Wonderful

The third collection of memoirs from the author who inspired the BBC and Channel 5 series All Creatures Great and Small. This omnibus edition comprises of Vets Might Fly and Vet in a Spin. Training as an RAF pilot in the smoke and bustle of London is a far cry from James Herriot’s day job as a country vet in the Yorkshire Dales. And while he is keen to serve Queen and country, James cannot help but miss his life in Darrowby – despite frequent arguments between his colleagues, bad-tempered cattle and equally irritable farmers, and the continuing saga of Cedric the flatulent dog. But most of all he misses his wife Helen; pregnant with their first child. The question is constantly hanging over him – will he be going to war? And when will he get to go home? 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 Things Wise and Wonderful 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

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : James Herriot
Publisher : Pan Macmillan
Release : 2012-05-17
Total Pages : 537 Pages
ISBN : 9781447224280


All Things Bright And Beautiful

All Things Bright And Beautiful

James Herriot's All Things Bright and Beautiful: The Warm and Joyful Memoirs of the World's Most Beloved Animal Doctor is the second volume in the multimillion copy bestselling series...

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : James Herriot
Publisher : St. Martin's Paperbacks
Release : 2020-08-25
Total Pages : 448 Pages
ISBN : 1250766362


Three James Herriot Classics

Three James Herriot Classics

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.

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Product Details :

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