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The tarantula in my purse

and 172 other wild pets

by Jean Craighead George

  • 214 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • George, Jean Craighead, 1919- -- Juvenile literature,
    • George, Jean Craighead, 1919-,
    • Wild animals as pets -- Juvenile literature,
    • Naturalists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Naturalists,
    • Women -- Biography,
    • Wild animals as pets

    • About the Edition

      A collection of autobiographical stories about raising a houseful of children and wild pets including crows, skunks, and raccoons.

      Edition Notes

      Statementwritten and illustrated by Jean Craighead George.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH31.G38 A3 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination134 p. :
      Number of Pages134
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL816088M
      ISBN 100060236264, 0060236272
      LC Control Number95054151

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      Over the years, George (There's an Owl in the Shower, , etc.) and her three children moved a lot, but wherever they went they gave succor, shelter, and affection to a succession of injured or homeless wild creatures, from ferrets to falcons, spiders to salamanders, bats to box turtles. A screech owl who had fallen from his nest became a TV and toy-train addict in the Georges' care before Author: Jean George. Book Hours Rationale Resources Class Nature Study The Tarantula in My Purse by Jean Craighead George N/A This fabulous book describes two-generations of a family that takes in wild animals and cares them until they are ready to be released. Jean Craighead George has written many wonderful books. This book is available at Amazon, but.


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The Tarantula in My Purse is a collection of memoirs written by Jean Craighead George. The 21 chapters describe the author's experiences with unusual pets that include a screech owl, several crows, a duck, a goose, a robin, a skunk, a raccoon, a mouse, a boa constrictor and a tarantula/5.

The Tarantula in My Purse: and Other Wild Pets by Jean Craighead George. Cute anecdotes fill this short and easy to read account by the prolific author.

It reads as a tiny bit dated at times, as she’s looking back on events as she raised her children. Imagine living with a skunk in your closet, a bat in your refrigerator, and a tarantula in your purse.

In this hilarious autobiographical account, Newbery Medal–winning author and acclaimed naturalist Jean Craighead George describes her adventures in a house full of wildlife enthusiasts—and the amazing animals : HarperCollins Publishers.

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Crows are the subject of several chapters. Some of the other pets include bullfrogs, weasels, raccoons, owls, and crayfi /5(42). The Tarantula in My Purse: And Other Wild Pets During her lifetime, she wrote over novels including My Side of the Mountain, which was a Newbery Honor Book, On the Far Side of the Mountain, Julie of the Wolves, which won the Newbery Medal, Julie, and Julie's Wolf Pack.

She also wrote two guides to cooking with wild foods and an. The Tarantula in My Purse by Jean Craighead George When Pete could fly, he graduated to the preteens.

He was both independent and dependent. He went out the door, enjoyed the garden, but always came back to be fed and comforted. At this stage, he was a beautiful friend. In July he brought me a chickadee. It happened this way: On a warm afternoon.

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It is written and illustrated by Jean Craighead George, who also wrote many other books about animals and nature, such as "Julie of the Wolves" and "My Side of the Mountain." The true stories take place before people had to have licenses to capture and keep wild animals.

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THE TARANTULA IN MY PURSE. This book was divided into 18 chapters. Each chapter had a different main character and setting. My favorite chapter was chapter CHAPTER The main character was a skunk named Mason. The middle son, Craig, found him in the woods.