Joyce Stranger


Born
The United Kingdom
Genre


Psuedonym of Joyce Muriel Wilson. Born 1924, died in 2007. Lived in Anglesey, Wales.

Trained as a biologist, specialising in animal behaviour, and tried her hand at dog training too. Not surprisingly, animal themes, especially relationships between human and animal feature in all of her books. She thought that the human-animal/human-nature relationship was extremely important and that a co-existence between the two could improve quality of life. She said "for many people an animal can provide a harmony lacking in day-to-day relationships with people."

Her books are not very anthropomorphic, deliberately so. She thought that many animal books, especially childrens were inaccurate or sentimental or humanised the animal and wanted her stories in
...more

Average rating: 4.05 · 1,299 ratings · 115 reviews · 84 distinct worksSimilar authors
A Walk in the Dark

4.11 avg rating — 79 ratings — published 1978 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Rex

4.23 avg rating — 65 ratings — published 1967 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Casey

3.98 avg rating — 60 ratings4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Breed of Giants

3.97 avg rating — 65 ratings — published 1966 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The January Queen

4.36 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 1979 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Running Foxes

3.95 avg rating — 63 ratings — published 1965 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
One for Sorrow

4.35 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 1969
Rate this book
Clear rating
Kym: the true story of a Si...

by
4.19 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 1976 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Rusty

3.74 avg rating — 42 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
Zara

4.16 avg rating — 51 ratings — published 1970 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Joyce Stranger…
The Running Foxes Lakeland Vet Rex
(3 books)
by
4.11 avg rating — 149 ratings

The Secret of Hunter's Keep Bran's Secret Georgie's Secret
(4 books)
by
4.02 avg rating — 44 ratings

Jason, nobody's dog Animal Park
(3 books)
by
4.14 avg rating — 37 ratings

Zwei unzertrennliche Freund...
(2 books)
by
3.80 avg rating — 5 ratings

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
All About Books: All Tracey's 2014 reads 54 44 Apr 22, 2014 03:22PM  
The Reading For P...: Jean's Book Nook 2014 70 51 Dec 31, 2014 11:33AM  
All About Books: Jean's 2014 Books 264 164 Jan 02, 2015 07:07AM  
All About Books: This topic has been closed to new comments. What have you just read? Opinions, recommendations & reviews 12966 1752 Oct 16, 2017 08:33AM  
You'll love this ...: ♍️ Lisa Is Star Trekking Across The Universe in 2018 ♍️ 127 112 Jul 09, 2018 11:20AM  
The Reading Chall...: New to You in 2020 51 133 Oct 11, 2020 06:56AM  
The Reading Chall...: Mt TBR 70 132 Dec 27, 2020 12:22PM  


Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite Joyce to Goodreads.