All Creatures Big and Small; Everything is so bright and beautiful, isn’t it?
For fans of the PBS MASTERPIECE’S recent premiere recently released All creatures large and small, St. Martin’s Griffin is re-releasing two of them James Herriotthe first books. Millions of readers around the world have enjoyed the stories of the world’s favorite veterinarian and his animal friends. All creatures large and small followed by a young Herriot as he met his patients. Some are heartbreaking, such as a dog who is the only companion for the sick owner. Some are hilarious, like the Beijing people with their own stationery. Following by Herriot, Everything is so bright and beautiful, isn’t it?, including more memorable animal antics, this time told by a newlywed Herriot from his home in rural Yorkshire. Herriot books must be read by animal lovers everywhere.
Lost Companion: Reflect on the death of your pet
This new book of Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson Discover the grief that occurs when our relationships with animals are disrupted by death. Pets are family members, and for many people, the loss of an animal companion brings the same level of grief as that of a close human companion. Pet lovers commemorate their animal friends with everything from custom tattoos and jewelry to obituaries and memorials. They share their grief on social media, join groups for the dead, contact the pet loss hotline or visit counselors. However, many people who experience losing a pet don’t feel valued. This book presents grief and grief in perspective, shows us that it is valuable and necessary, and shares insights gained from a lifetime of attachment to animals. Published by St. Martin’s Press.
Chew this Magazine
Looking for ways to enrich your dog’s life? This unique book by collaborator Dogster Sassafras Lowrey can help! Part activity book and part memento, it leads you to fun activities with your dog and you can creatively record your adventures. The book includes more than 100 activities, tips and challenges, like pedicure drawings, stitchless beds, homemade quizzes, and birthday ideas for pets. The best thing about this book is that you and your dog can get it done together. Published by Mango Publishers.
When Harry met Minnie
As the reporter of CBS Sunday Morning News Martha Teichner having a chance encounter with an old acquaintance in New York, she doesn’t realize how much her world will change. This friend knows of a person dying of cancer from poison exposure after 9/11 and is desperately looking for a home for her dog, Harry. He’s a Bulldog, just like Martha’s beloved Minnie. Martha agrees to meet Harry and its owner, Carol, and consider giving Harry a safe, loving new home. But what started out was simply a transaction involving a dog that became a deep and meaningful friendship between two women. Relationship evolved has changed everyone’s lives. This touching story examines how our life stories are changed by the friends we meet – and the love we can find by opening our hearts. And if you need something interesting to hear while walking the dog, then the audio version of the book is read by Martha herself. Published by Macmillan Publishers.
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