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Dick and His Cat and Other Tales by Edith Carrington is a delightful collection of short stories that will captivate readers of all ages. This charming book transports us to a world where animals and humans coexist, sharing tender and heartwarming moments.

The stories in this collection are beautifully written, with a simplicity that makes them easily accessible to young readers. Carrington's language is engaging and flows effortlessly, evoking vivid imagery that brings the characters and their surroundings to life. Each story is carefully crafted, delivering an important message about love, friendship, and empathy.

One of the highlights of the collection is the titular story, "Dick and His Cat," which revolves around the heartwarming bond between a little boy and his beloved feline companion. Their adventures together are filled with warmth and joy, and Carrington expertly portrays the unconditional love that exists between humans and animals.

The other tales in the book are equally enchanting. From a mischievous monkey's antics to a brave dog's heroic rescue, Carrington weaves narratives that touch upon different emotions and moral values. The author effortlessly balances lighthearted moments with poignant lessons, creating stories that are both entertaining and thought-provoking.

One aspect that stands out in Carrington's writing is her ability to instill a sense of wonder and curiosity in her readers. Whether it's exploring the natural world or highlighting the importance of kindness, the themes in these stories encourage readers to see the beauty and magic in everyday life.

Furthermore, the book's illustrations, like Carrington's writing, are a sheer delight. The detailed and whimsical artwork complements the stories perfectly, adding an extra layer of charm to the tales.

In conclusion, Dick and His Cat and Other Tales is a heartwarming collection that proves Edith Carrington's talent as a storyteller. Young readers will undoubtedly be captivated by the colorful characters and the imaginative worlds she has created. This enchanting book is a must-read for anyone who appreciates the power of storytelling and the beauty of the bond between humans and animals.

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ANIMAL LIFE READERS

EDITED BY EDITH CARRINGTON AND ERNEST BELL

WITH PICTURES BY HARRISON WEIR AND OTHERS

DICK AND HIS CAT AND OTHER TALES

[Illustration]

DICK AND HIS CAT AND OTHER TALES

ADAPTED BY EDITH CARRINGTON

AUTHOR OF "WORKERS WITHOUT WAGE," "A NARROW, NARROW WORLD," "A STORY OF WINGS," ETC., ETC.

WITH PICTURES BY F. M. COOPER

LONDON GEORGE BELL AND SONS YORK STREET, COVENT GARDEN 1895

This Series is published by Messrs. Bell for the Humanitarian League.

CONTENTS.

PAGE

DICK AND HIS CAT 1

TRUSTY. By Roger Quiddam 29

OUT IN THE COLD. By Roger Quiddam 50

THE STORY OF A FLY. By Maria Jacob 67

BETTY AND SNOWDROP 106

PREFACE.

In the Section of the Code for 1894 5, dealing with Reading Books, occur the words "Passages impressing on the children the duty of gentleness and consideration for others, and that of the humane treatment of animals may also be widely introduced."

It is in the hope of encouraging that humane treatment of animals, which in the hands of a sympathetic teacher may so easily and naturally be made the first step towards the "gentleness and consideration for others," that this series has been prepared... Continue reading book >>




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