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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (3,699 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: James Herriot Narrator: Jim Dale Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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James Herriot’s Treasury for Children collects all of the beloved veterinarian’s delightful tales for young listeners. From the springtime frolic of Oscar, Cat-About-Town to the yuletide warmth of The Christmas Day Kitten, these stories are perennial favorites, and this new complete edition will make a wonderful gift for all readers, great and small.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Jim Dale reads the stories with his enterprising vocal delivery and melds these tender stories into emotional yet satisfying experiences that reflect both the joy of having pets and the responsibilities involved with their care. Young listeners will learn the cycle of friendship, ownership, and companionship of unconventional pets and other animals. Dr. Flora Joy, Parents' Choice Awards

  • Dale employs a variety of entirely convincing rural accents in his portrayals of the country folk who ask for the vet's help and share their tales with him. He also captures all the kindness of the beloved Herriot in this collection for animal lovers of all ages. AudioFile, Winner of an Earphones Award
  • This charming title defines family listening…The eight short stories were selected especially for youngsters, yet adults will gladly listen along. Narrator extraordinaire Dale lends the perfect avuncular tone. Booklist
  • No doubt, if cows could talk, they'd sound just like Dale. Scholastic Parent & Child
  • Just the sort of thing you hope will imprint on the memory screen of a young child: fresh, clear, pure, and good. Commonwealth
  • Jim Dale, the English actor who's won multiple Grammy's for recreating Hogwarts with his voice has finished up work on the audiobook version of Herriot's classics. Like Goldilocks, Dale's got it just right. Babble.com's Droolicious blog

  • A 2009 Audie Award Finalist
  • An AudioFile Best Voice
  • Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award
  • Winner of the Parents' Choice Award
  • Winner of Parents' Choice Award Winner, 2009
  • Among longlisted titles for AudioFile Best Voices, 2008
  • Among shortlisted titles for Audie Award Finalist, 2009
  • Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, 2008

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jill | 2/2/2014

    " I checked this book out from the library about a year ago and returned it without reading it. About a month ago we got the audiobook from the library (read my Jim Dale) and IT IS SO GOOD. Lia wants to listen to them over and over again. The story about Debbie the little tabby cat got me all teary eyed. I'm not even an animal story sort of person! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Robin | 1/31/2014

    " Clara and Ian both really enjoyed this read-aloud, even though it's above their reading levels. I loved the questions it prompted...everything from vocabulary to comprehension questions. The illustrations are fabulous. Obvious why it's on Sonlight's read-aloud list! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Kristin | 1/27/2014

    " All my kids have loved this book. Beautiful illustrations and touching stories. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Tena | 1/21/2014

    " I read this collection to 5-year-old son. The stories were wonderful, touching, and beautifully illustrated. I highly recommend this compilation! "

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