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Pickles The Parrot: A Humorous Look At Life With An African Grey
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,040. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Everyday life with an African Grey Parrot seen through the humorous and often twisted mind of his owner, Georgi. Her interesting perspectives on animal intellect and unique insights into nature take the reader on a thought provoking, entertaining and often hilarious ride. The star of the book, Pickles, takes his adventures in stride with wit and charm.
Pizzles in Paradise
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Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,010. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
John Hicks is an English trained vet. In a quirky yet literate style this memoir describes his education, courtship and subsequent emigration to New Zealand with Viv, his young wife. His numerous anecdotes are lively and good-humoured, occasionally poignant and often hilarious. It will be enjoyed by all those who love animals, have owned a pet, worked on a farm or read James Herriot.
A Wander in Vetland
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Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,470. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
John Hicks has spent much of his working life as a vet in New Zealand. A Wander in Vetland is an insider's look at his changing profession. These lively tales draw the reader into the more curious aspects of medical and veterinary history - ideal reading for those curious about borborygmi, the use eunuchs made of goose quills, or the potion favoured by Italian women to seduce their lovers...
Pickles The Parrot Speaks: On Life, The Universe, And Sesame Seed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,550. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Pickles The Parrot on the internet, what a riot! Each day, Pickles posts his witty and humorous thoughts on life from his parrot perspective. The day doesn't start for his fans until they've checked in for their morning chuckle- and it's best not to read with a mouth full of coffee! This uproariously funny book is a gem of a collection featuring the wisdom and humor of Pickles at his best.
Pickles The Parrot Returns: My Continued Adventures with a Bird Brain
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,190. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Georgi Abbott has nailed it once again! Similar to her first book "Pickles The Parrot", but a more indepth look at the care and commitment parrots require. You'll laugh out loud at the situations that arise with Pickles and his human companions. In this book, the writer has also given Pickles a voice to muse about the world. Pickles is charming playing the role of philosopher and comedian.
Fifty Shades of African Grey: Pickles The Parrot Dominates Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,560. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In Fifty Shades of Grey Pickles the Parrot does indeed dominate life. Owning parrots can be challenging and frustrating but Ms Abbott has a way of finding humor in her parrot’s behavior and giving us pause to think differently about our own feathered pets. This is her fourth book about Pickles and just like the others, you are guaranteed to laugh out loud at this parrot’s antics and personality.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Kennel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,200. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
My lifelong experience with man’s best friend includes forty years as owner of Canada's largest canine security company. With hundreds of dogs, and hundreds of security officers over the years, there have been myriad humorous events; some hilarious, some bizarre. Now that I’m retired, I find myself recalling and chuckling, so rather than laugh alone, I have documented them here. Enjoy!
My Life Has Gone to the Dogs (and Cats)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,800. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(3.00 from 1 review)
A humorous and sometimes tearful look at the animals who transformed the author's life. "My Life Has Gone to the Dogs (and Cats)" shows what happens when you open your heart and your living space to these furry creatures we call - pets - companions - and best friends.