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Terry Jones' Animal Tales (The Fantastic World of Terry Jones)

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This amazing collection of wonderful stories, written by the hilarious Terry Jones and illustrated by Michael Foreman, will have both children and parents rolling with laughter. A dog who just cannot understand why he is not allowed to practice medicine. A fox who runs a circus of trained chickens. A flea who thinks he is the manager of a chain of mega-stores. A skunk who ...more
Hardcover, 120 pages
Published March 24th 2011 by Pavilion Books (first published March 1st 2011)
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Jay
what a thoroughly odd book! some stories were amusing, others I could see that young kids would love them & others I just didn't get at all. some I no idea what it was meant to be telling me, while others had a great message behind them (man over-fishing the oceans, man interfering with animals migration routes).

took me forever to read as it just didn't hold my attention, even though they were all very short stories that added up to a very short book...

** thanks to NetGalley & the publis
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Bill
Jun 11, 2013 Bill rated it it was amazing
Tune in to one of the most entertaining children’s books
you will read this year, with this rich collection of off the
beam stories for kids of all ages!

Terry Jones rich humor permeates this collection of tales
and ‘real’ animal facts that will keep frowns off the faces
of readers and listeners alike.

And you know what? Whatever age you are, you can snap up
one of these tales on coffee breaks, commuting on the bus or
subway, or just bored at work.

These are yummy snacks – you will keep coming back fo
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Melissa
Nov 05, 2015 Melissa rated it really liked it
A fun collection of tales. As with any group of short stories some are better than others but on the who a good book. 4/5 stars
Ann
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Beautiful illustrations and stories for children and the young at heart.
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Terence Graham Parry Jones is a Welsh comedian, screenwriter and actor, film director, children's author, popular historian, political commentator and TV documentary host. He is best known as a member of the Monty Python comedy team.
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