By James Herriot
The moment quantity within the multimillion reproduction bestselling series
Millions of readers have overjoyed within the really good storytelling and daily miracles of James Herriot within the over thirty years considering his pleasant animal tales have been first brought to the world.
Now in a brand new version for the 1st time in a decade, All issues vivid and Beautiful is the liked sequel to Herriot's first assortment, All Creatures nice and Small, and selections up as Herriot, now newly married, trips one of the distant hillside farms and valley cities of the Yorkshire Dales, taking care of their inhabitants---both - and four-legged. all through, Herriot's deep compassion, humor, and love of existence shine out as we giggle, cry, and pleasure in his photos of his many, diversified animal sufferers and their both diversified owners.
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