My Family And Other Animals by Gerald DurrellMy Family And Other Animals by Gerald Durrell

My Family And Other Animals

byGerald Durrell

Hardcover | August 12, 2016

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My Family and Other Animals is Gerald Durrell's hilarious account of five years in his childhood spent living with his family on the island of Corfu. With snakes, scorpions, toads, owls and geckos competing for space with one bookworm brother and another who's gun-mad, as well as an obsessive sister, young Gerald has an awful of natural history to observe. This richly detailed, informative and riotously funny memoir of eccentric family life is a twentieth-century classic.

This edition features an afterword by Peter Olney, former Keeper of Birds at the London Zoo, and a distinguished ornithologist who was awarded the Zoological Society of London's Silver Medal in 2003.
Gerald Durrell was a naturalist, author, media personality, conservationist and founder of both the internationally renowned Jersey Zoo and what is now known as the Durrell Wildlife Preservation Trust. A passionate and inspiring advocate of the need for the conservation of animals and plants and their habitats, he was also a brilliant ...
Title:My Family And Other AnimalsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:376 pages, 6.19 × 4.55 × 0.82 inPublished:August 12, 2016Publisher:Pan MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1909621986

ISBN - 13:9781909621985


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pure, light and humorous book It is beautifully written book and it is also hilarious! I love it - it gets better every time I read it. It's light, it’s fun. This book is much more than a story about animals and a boys adventures on Corfu...
Date published: 2018-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! I love the story and his books. He is a very good writer. I will recommend it to everyone who loves animals.
Date published: 2016-11-24