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James Herriots Treasury for Children - Alder & Alouette

James Herriot’s Treasury for Children

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Children have always found a delightful friend in James Herriot. His award-winning stories for young readers bring the farmyard world to vibrant life. Featuring a host of adorable animals and colorful townsfolk, each of the stories is narrated by the country vet himself, with all of the warmth, caring, and good humor that have made James Herriot beloved the world over. 

Here, in James Herriot's Treasury for Children, we find all of his books for children collected in one beautiful volume. From the springtime frolic of Oscar, Cat-About-Town to the yuletide warmth of The Christmas Day Kitten, these stories--radiantly illustrated by Peter Barrett and Ruth Brown--are perennial favorites, and this new complete edition will make a wonderful gift for all readers, great and small.

Taken together, these stories comprise a wondrous Herriot menagerie, a family treasure that will be passed, with joy and affection, from generation to generation.


  • James Herriot’s Treasury for Children
  • Written by James Herriot and illustrated by Ruth Brown and Peter Barrett.
  • Published by St. Martin’s Griffin, October 28, 2014. 
  • Ages 4 to 8 years
  • 1.1" H x 10.6" L x 8.5" W (2.7 lbs) 272 pages
  • Hardcover