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By James Herriot

The moment quantity within the multimillion reproduction bestselling series

Millions of readers have overjoyed within the significant storytelling and daily miracles of James Herriot within the over thirty years due to the fact his pleasant animal tales have been first brought to the world.

Now in a brand new variation for the 1st time in a decade, All issues vibrant and Beautiful is the loved sequel to Herriot's first assortment, All Creatures nice and Small, and selections up as Herriot, now newly married, trips one of the distant hillside farms and valley cities of the Yorkshire Dales, taking good care of their inhabitants---both - and four-legged. all through, Herriot's deep compassion, humor, and love of existence shine out as we snigger, cry, and pleasure in his pictures of his many, different animal sufferers and their both assorted owners.

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