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A Horse in the House and Other Strange but True Animal Stories

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Amazing real-life tales of animals — combined with delightfully surreal illustrations — make for a captivating book of a different stripe.

Whoever heard of a horse who lived in a house (while its owners lived next door)? Or two donkeys who had a marriage feast? Or an official spying cat who was wired for sound? These stories and many more — all quite strange, all very true
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Hardcover, 40 pages
Published September 25th 2007 by Candlewick Press
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Densely colourful, offbeat illustrations and an unusual hybrid of storytelling and text-book style narration tantalize us with strange but true animal stories that are surprisingly addictive.

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Kate Hastings
Feb 02, 2008 Kate Hastings rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Grades 2-5
Shelves: nonfiction
Kids love to read strange stories about animals-- this book features very short but true stories about green rabbits, spying cats, guard-parrots and more!
Jaleen Kinser
This is a great book for elementary kiddos with a little lesson about multiple sources at the end from the journalist/author.
Paige
This is a group of short tales...that I was okay but not ecstatic about.
Tracie
Strange but true animal stories
B
Jul 19, 2011 B rated it 4 of 5 stars
Shelves: animals
The stories were cute.
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