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Celebrated Pets (HH): Endearing Tales of Companionship and Loyalty
     

Celebrated Pets (HH): Endearing Tales of Companionship and Loyalty

by Cheryl MacDonald
 

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Canadian history is full of touching stories of animal companionship, and some relationships between people and their cherished companions are legendary. From Grey Owl and the Beaver People to Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King's "little angel dogs" to Emily Carr's menagerie, these stories describe notable people and their relationships with their pets.

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Canadian history is full of touching stories of animal companionship, and some relationships between people and their cherished companions are legendary. From Grey Owl and the Beaver People to Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King's "little angel dogs" to Emily Carr's menagerie, these stories describe notable people and their relationships with their pets. Cheryl MacDonald also shares the story of the original Winnie the Pooh, describes the eventful life and the tragic end of Jumbo the elephant and looks at the "valiant but voiceless" dogs and horses employed in police work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781894974813
Publisher:
Heritage House
Publication date:
05/01/2009
Series:
Amazing Stories
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Cheryl MacDonald has been writing professionally since 1976. Cheryl has written numerous historical articles for magazines such as "Simcoe Times-Reformer", "The Beaver", "Old Farmer's Almanac" and "Maclean's". A graduate of the University of Waterloo and McMaster University with an M.A. in history, she has written, co-authored or edited nearly 40 books of historical non-fiction.

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