Heroic Animals Are Smarter Than Jack

Author(s): Lisa Richardson

Gift/Humour

This heart-warming book contains 89 true animal stories showing how heroic our clever furry and feathered friends can be. These true stories will show readers how smart animals are as they rescue and assist others. Not only do smart animals save lives, they enrich them. Readers from around the world have contributed their true stories about amazing encounters with animals. The stories deal with a wide variety of animals, from house pets like cats and dogs to farm animals to wild and unusual creatures. Readers will be amazed by the ewe who knew where to get help for her newborn lamb; the fun-loving corgi who alerted her owner to a drowning dog; the king charles spaniel whose non-stop licking kept a cat alive after a deadly snake bite; the english mastiff who sought help for her mate trapped in a snare in the African bush; the dobermann/alsation cross who defended her owner against an angry rat; the Norwegian forest cat who got help for an ailing muskrat; the Highland terrier who knew to get help when his owner collapsed; the border collie who protected a wandering toddler from an angry cow; the dog who put his own life in danger to stop a cocker spaniel puppy being hit by a car. This book will make a great gift and will appeal to animal lovers of all ages - wonderful reading for the whole family.

$19.99(NZD)

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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780958257138
  • : Avocado Press
  • : Avocado Press
  • : March 2006
  • : 210mm X 146mm X 12mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Lisa Richardson
  • : Paperback
  • : 591.5
  • : 160
  • : b&w photos and illustrations throughout