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Creatures of an exceptional kind

Dorothy B. Whitney

Creatures of an exceptional kind

words and paintings

by Dorothy B. Whitney

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Humanics Children"s House in Atlanta, Ga .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with disabilities -- Fiction.,
  • Individuality -- Fiction.,
  • Self-reliance -- Fiction.,
  • Animals -- Fiction.

  • About the Edition

    Toulouse Turtle of the broken back, Selina Snake who has lost her hiss, and Belinda Bird whose wing will not heal are turned away into the forest by the other animals and find within themselves the resourcefulness to survive and rejoice in their own individuality.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Dorothy B. Whitney.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.W61435 Cr 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 p. :
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2056368M
    ISBN 100893341274
    LC Control Number88034736
    OCLC/WorldCa18909143

    The books were adapted by the BBC for a long running tv show. "All Creatures Great and Small" brings together his first two books, "If Only They Could Talk" and "It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet" and the first three chapters of his third, "Let Sleeping Vets Lie". I watched the tv show whan I was young, and read a few of the books when I was at school/5().   Directed by Don Chaffey. With Julie Ege, Tony Bonner, Robin John, Brian O'Shaughnessy. In prehistoric times, two brothers fight each other for the leadership of their tribe/10().

    Some creatures provide themselves with a dwelling, others go without one: of the former kind are the mole, the mouse, the ant, the bee; of the latter kind are many insects and quadrupeds. Further, in respect to locality of dwelling place, some creatures dwell under ground, as the lizard and the snake; others live on the surface of the ground.   In Kidd’s (The Invention of Wings, , etc.) feminist take on the New Testament, Jesus has a wife whose fondest longing is to is the daughter of Matthias, head scribe to Herod Antipas, tetrarch of Galilee. She demonstrates an exceptional aptitude for writing, and Matthias, for a time, indulges her with reed pens, papyri, and other 16 C.E. office supplies.

    Creatures and Monsters from Greek Mythology. The heroes are probably the best-known part of Greek mythology, but what makes a hero?. Having monsters to fight, that's what. Luckily for the heroes, the Ancient Greeks had the strangest, coolest, most terrifying creatures & monsters mythology had to offer ranging from Dragons, Giants, Demons and Ghosts, to multi-formed creatures .   I like the facts at the back of the book about each type of fish inside and think that any child into fishing would probably be more interested in this book than my son was. Amos & Boris by William Steig is a touching story about the power of .


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