Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. He recounts these experiences in a number of books, including The Drunken Forest. Contact Customer Service for Additional Content. Ex-Library: This is an ex-Library copy. Couple tiny chips at folds on jacket. Everquest quest information for deathknell event 1 tolling of dissonance bells.
The dialogue he used when people where speaking was quite funny. I'm glad things have changed somewhat for todays zoo animals. With notebook and pen in hand, the eager young Durrell observes his co-workers and animal charges alike. The corners slightly rubbed and a small tear on top edge near spine. Вярно, че Джералд често пъти се оказва съборен, омацан от някои животински неща, но той пренебрегва всички тези неудобства.
Не трябва непременно човекът, който се грижи за животните да е тъп, без интелект и да се движи само от материални интереси. Всеки, който е чувал птичките Джери и колоритните животни от зоопарка Цялото ревю тук: Прочетох първата си книга на Джералд Даръл и мога да кажа, че съм впечатлен. Обяснявам си го със свежата и магнетична корица, която ми напомни за детските книжки с картинки на животни по страниците. We hope that you will feel the same way today because through his books and life, Gerald Durrell set us all a challenge. About the Author Gerald Durrell was one of Britain's best loved authors and pioneering naturalists. Тази обаче е малко по-специална, защото обяснява как е започнало всичко. Dealing with escapee animals and overdrawn bank accounts, Durrell soon discovered that owning and operating a fledgling zoo was no easy task.
About this Item: HarperCollins Publishers. Contents clean and firmly bound. We are committed to providing each customer with the highest standard of customer service. The ball was generally the size of a coconut and would end its trav A hilarious record that no Durrell fan will want to miss. The adventures of Zoo animals in Whipsnade Wild Animal Park.
This book is quite important as it was Durrell's first steps in realising that he could set up his own zo and take it to different levels, namely as a conservation unit, which we all know, he did. The Durrell's tone is somewhat like Peter Ustinov - clever, bright, surprising. You may not copy, store, distribute, transmit, reproduce or otherwise make available this publication or any part of it in any form, or by any means electronic, digital, optical, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise , without the prior written permission of the publisher. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. He recognised an urgent need to establish breeding programmes for species most at risk, and as a consequence the collection became more specialised, and focussed on fragile isolated populations. About this Item: Book Club Associates, 1974.
Simply a must read for all wildlife enthusiasts. The ball was generally the size of a coconut and would end its travels by rolling into his mouth. I wish she could have told him where to go. About this Item: Book Club Associates. This is Durrell at his zoophilic best.
I wish she could have told him where to go. Whether it's lamp fishing by night or roving the countryside with his mentor Theodore, Gerry encounters intoxicated hedgehogs, tarantulas, dung beetles, water spiders and other animals, some of which become the family's very unwanted pets. Possible ex library copy, thatâ ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Даръл до такава степен обича своите питомци, че дори се опитва да имитира ръмженето на тигрите, които според него си разговарят по този начин. A ball of food would make its appearance at the base of the long neck and would travel upwards with all the majesty of a department store lift. Това ми усещане дойде още в самото начало на книгата, без да съм чел каквато и да е допълнителна информация за нея.
About this Item: HarperCollins Publishers. This book summarises his notes from his first job at Whipsnade Zoo where he was able to make his first observations of wild animals, recognise that zoos needed to become breeding grounds for endangered species and determined his life's goal. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. At the age of two I made up my mind quite firmly and unequivocally that the only thing I wanted to do was study animals. In his books he writes with wry humour and great perception about both the humans and the animals he meets.
Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. . При мен рядко се случва да посегна към книга неподготвен. Over a year, we encounter a typically absurd cast - including Albert the lion, who's a dab hand at ventriloquism, and Teddy the brown bear, with whom the young Durrell sings duets. Pages and cover are clean and intact. A first edition, first printing published by Collins in 1973. My family and other animals 1956 is an autobiographical work by british naturalist gerald durrellit tells of the years that he lived as a child with his siblings and widowed mother on the greek island of corfu between 1935 and 1939 it describes the life of the durrell family in a humorous manner and explores the fauna of the island it is the first and most well known of durrells corfu.
The book is full of larger-than-life animal characters: the bear who sang operatic arias with one paw clasped to his breast, his bosom friend Billy the goat, playful zebras, and a host of equally endearing and memorable critters. As a naturalist he has wonderful observational skills and as a writer this translates well to paper. Ak sa dámy, pocikáte od smiechu, tu je to: ja som vás varovala! The green and mountainous island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean was once the home of the ill-fated dodo. Established in 2004, we have over 500,000 books in stock. Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons is a delightful and inspiring adventure by the author of My Family and Other Animals, among other much-loved memoirs.