visión de conjunto:Críticas A one of-a-kind lesson in living with nature. Endearingly told.--Publishers WeeklyNarrated with humor and warmth.--Kirkus ReviewsThese brief amusing vignettes make wonderful read-alouds to share with the whole family.--School Library Journal Reseña del editor 1 Screech Owl6 Ducklings1 Weasel1 Toad3 Crows1 Raccoon3 Salamanders1 Goose7 Sunfish1 Skunk1 Tarantula Contraportada Humorous heart-warming and just plain entertaining these stories by Newbery Medalist Jean Craighead George recall what life was like as she raised three children and 173 wild pets. On any given day there might be a bat in the refrigerator an owl in the shower or a crow at the kitchen table. Jean Craighead George’s respect for nature and its many creatures is evident in all of her writing. Here she offers a personal firsthand account of the many animals that made their way into her life and her books. 1996 ‘Pick of the Lists’ (ABA)1996 Children’s Books (NY Public Library) Biografía del autor Jean Craighead George wrote over one hundred books for children and young adults. Her novel Julie of the Wolves won the Newbery Medal in 1973 and she received a 1960 Newbery Honor for My Side of the Mountain. She continued to write acclaimed picture books that celebrate the natural world. Her other books with Wendell Minor include The Wolves Are Back; Luck; Everglades; Arctic Son; Morning Noon and Night; and Galapagos George.Richard Cowdrey has illustrated numerous books for children including Bad Dog Marley! by John Grogan Animal Lullabies by Pam Conrad and Frosty the Snowman by Steve Nelson and Jack Rollins. He is the owner of a yellow Labrador Murray whose behavior is remarkably similar to Marley's. He lives in Ohio with his wife and children.