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loved all four of his books...each chapter a short story. His vocabulary is truly amazing, but his sense of humor is what makes these books memorable. Read them to my husband while he was shaving and we both laughed.

All Creatures Great and Small: James Herriot: One of the best books of all times. If you love Animals, then this is the book that will steal your heart.

Whenever I think of Leaves of Grass, I picture Wynona Rider-turned-Jo March quoting Whitman's "new" volume in the 1994 movie Little Women. If you haven't touched poetry since high school, pick up Whitman's earthshaking 1855 collection, which oozes with freshness and optimism

Leaves of Grass

Mari Martin recommends: All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot. "Made me want to move to Yorkshire.

Beloved author James Herriot was a great advocate for animals. #quotes

I have always believed that animals have souls. I see evidence in every animal I've met.

"If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans." ~ James Herriot, English Veterinarian and Author

Take a tour round the museum dedicated to the life and work of Alf Wight, aka James Herriot.

All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series 1978–1990)

With Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, Peter Davison, Lynda Bellingham. The trials and misadventures of the staff of a country veterinary office in Yorkshire.

"All God's Creatures Both Great And Small"   ~  Long Eared Jerboa.  This little animal is a cross between a mouse and a rabbit, and it is totally adorable.

Incredibly Cute Animals That You Never Even Knew Existed!

A Long-eared Jerboa is a hopping desert rodent.The Long-eared Jerboa, Euchoreutes naso, is a nocturnal mouse-like rodent with a long tail, long hind legs for jumping, and exceptionally large ears.

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Praying animals, All creatures great and small. The Lord God made them all. Some, such as I, were created small and adorable.

James Alfred Wight OBE, FRCVS (1916-1995). You might know him as James Herriot from 'All Creatures Great and Small'.

Alf Wight

James Alfred Wight - pen name, James Herriot, author of "All Creatures Great and Small" based on his experiences as a UK country veterinarian.

"All Creatures Great and Small" TV show which originally ran from 1978 to 1990 - James Herriot (played by Christopher Timothy), Siegfried Farnon (Robert Hardy), Tristan Farnon (Peter Davison), Helen Herriot (Carol Drinkwater series 1–3 and specials), Mrs Edna Hall (Mary Hignett series 1–3) and animals.

All Creatures Great and Small,TV series based on the memoirs of James Herriot about life as a vet in Yorkshire in the and beyond.