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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 7 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.
Katz Tales The Adventures Of Scoop and Au
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Series: Katz Tales, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a collection of 15 tales that celebrate the antics of the wise yet wily Scoop, and his sturdy and inventive cat companion Au. It includes Sofa Wars, an epic battle between the author and Au for possession of the best seat in the house, and Your Neighbourhood Nosy Parker where Scoop resorts to some nifty tactics in order to keep tabs on his friends next door.
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.
Tiny Tales
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Little stories about beloved animals and their interaction with other creatures are beautifully illustrated in soft colours for light reading. There are no great events, no massive dramas; just life and nature. Adults and children alike will enjoy these tales from a South African childhood filled with various pets, insects, sights and scenes.
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.
Grab Life by the Tail: Activities for bored cats
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kitty, are you wasting your nine lives by always napping on the same windowsill, chasing the dog around the kitchen table, sniffing catnip mousies on the couch? If so, you're in a rut. Roberta Beach Jacobson, former Cat Lady blogger at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, encourages you to take charge, to strut your stuff, to be your own cat. Who doesn't desire to lead a flealess, fearless feline life?
Can You Imagine...? Volume I, The Best of Furry and Freaky things.
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Price: Free! Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
The best "Can You Imagine?" columns written about 'furry & freaky' things. Read about cloned sheep, ballistic fur balls, puppy ponderings, methane nights and outrageous butt sniffing confrontations. Plus, the canine crew's knee-slapping antics; especially encountering snow. And spiders are funny! So, grease your funny bone and get your copy of "Can You Imagine...?" today!
Katz Tales Miracle Cat
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Series: Katz Tales, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,980. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of how our senior cat Au came whisker-close to death and then recovered - thanks in part to a new miracle drug that kills the FIV virus. As Au is usually a very cheerful cat, this collection also includes stories of how he rules us all with a velvet paw. There is also a section of general health tips for new cat owners.
You Lucky Dog!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,820. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
“You Lucky Dog!” is an uplifting compilation of true stories about homeless dogs that somehow survived and thrived to become local or national celebrities. You Lucky Dog takes us through the historic triumphs of many beloved American dogs, and beautifully recounts the dire adversity each of these amazing creatures faced en route to a grand, serendipitous destiny.
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!
Uninvited!
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Price: Free! Words: 10,470. Language: British English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Living Books USA. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Animal Welfare
(4.00 from 1 review)
A father and daughter become inadvertent victims of a light-hearted game of cat and mouse.
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.