Wild Animals I Have Known

Wild Animals I Have Known

And 200 Drawings

Book - 2000
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Engrossing collection of 8 stories by a noted Canadian naturalist, illustrator, and painter masterfully blends scientific observation and romanticism. Memorable characters include Old Lobo, the leader of a wolfpack; Silverspot, a wise old crow; Raggylug, a young cottontail; Bingo, an errant hound; and other remarkable creatures. 200 engaging black-and-white illustrations by the author.
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, Inc., 2000.
Edition: Dover edition
ISBN: 9780486410845
Branch Call Number: 599 SETON E
Characteristics: 296 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.


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Nov 08, 2017

This particular printing of the book lacked page 200 - not 199 and 200, just 200, after page 199 the next page was not printed. Nonetheless, it was a very pleasant and enjoyable collection of stories ("true stories" as claimed by the author) about animals. They may have been intended as children's stories, but I found them so delightful that anyone of any age can enjoy them and learn to observe wild (or even semi-wild) animals in a new and more respectful way.

Feb 21, 2015

I read these deceptively simple tales as a child and they still move me with their humanity and love for our fellow creatures.


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