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The tarantula in my purse : and 172 other wild pets / written and illustrated by Jean Craighead George.

Authors: George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012.
Call number: j639.9 GEO
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers : Trumpet, c1996.
Publication date: c1996.
Subject: Wild animals as pets -- Juvenile literature.
Naturalists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012 -- Juvenile literature.
Title: The tarantula in my purse : and 172 other wild pets / written and illustrated by Jean Craighead George.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: 134 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents note: The genesis -- The screech owl who liked television -- Letting Yammer go -- A bathtub full of ducklings -- The goose and the duck who were arrested for disturbing the peace -- A trouble-making crow -- A talking crow -- The mystery of the pond in the foyer -- Raising a raccoon -- Crowbar goes to the bank -- The demise of the kestrel -- The robin in a teacup and the chickadee in the sunporch -- A crow kidnapping -- The boa constrictor and the Nancy Drew club -- The white mouse experiment -- The skunk in the closet - Learning from a box turtle -- The bat in the refrigerator -- The tarantula in my purse -- The magpie dilemma -- Filling the empty nest -- The bullfrog who was a prince.
Summary note: A collection of autobiographical stories about raising a houseful of children and wild pets including crows, skunks, and raccoons.
ISBN: 0060236272 (lib. bdg.) :
0060236264
0590363212 (Trumpet)
0618062718 (Houghton Mifflin)
0064462013
LCCN: 95054151 /AC/r97
Url for this record: http://sherloc.indypl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|246049
Bib No.: 246049

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