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My Family and Other Animals (Penguin Readers: Level 3)

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Published .
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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages48
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Open LibraryOL7881032M
ISBN 100582416833
ISBN 109780582416833


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My Family and Other Animals (The Corfu Trilogy Book 1) is a delightful memoir by Gerald Durrell, a British naturalist, conservationist, and author. It documented with hilarity the Durrell familys five-year sojourn on the Greek island of Corfu, a magical /5(3K).

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The Durrell family returns to the island of Corfu, continuing the story begun in My Family and Other y an ardent naturalist at the age of 10, the young Gerald lives in an unconventional and disordered household with his mother, sister, and two brothers.

Free download or read online My Family and Other Animals pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in January 1stand was written by Gerald Durrell. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this non fiction, biography story are,/5.

My Family and Other Animals Summary Next. Part 1: The Migration. One drizzly and dark day in Bournemouth, England, the Durrells sit in their living room, fighting their usual ailments brought on by the weather. The family packs their most precious belongings the family decides that Margo and Peter have become too fond of each other, so.

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My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell My rating: 4 of 5 stars Ironically, the passage from Durrell's book which I was using as a teaching example for my English students - and which led me to finally pick up this famous work.

My Family and Other Animals has been a favourite book of mine since I first read it at around ten years old, the same age as Gerry is at the beginning of the book. My Family and Other Animals is the bewitching account of a rare and magical childhood on the island of Corfu by treasured British conservationist Gerald Durrell, beautifully repackaged as part of the Penguin Essentials range.5/5(3).

My Family and Other Animals is about a ten-year-old boy named Gerald who moves to the sun-soaked island Corfu, Greece with his family to escape the dreary and gloomy climate in London. There, he encounters many different animals and people.

I absolutely loved this book because it was really funny. There was a lot of action in this book/5(6). Directed by Sheree Folkson. With Eugene Simon, Imelda Staunton, Chris Langham, Omid Djalili. An English family relocates to sunny Greece four years before WWII/10(K).

Gerald Durrell. My family and other animals. To My Mother. It is a melancholy of mine own, compounded of many simples, extracted from many objects, and indeed the sundry contemplation of my travels, which, by often rumination, wraps me in a most humorous sadness. Uproarious tales of the island’s animals and Durrell’s fond reflections on his family bring this delightful memoir to life.

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My Family and Other Animals is the bewitching account of a rare and magical childhood on the island of Corfu by treasured British conservationist Gerald Durrell.

Escaping the ills of the British climate, the Durrell family - acne-ridden Margo, gun-toting Leslie, bookworm Lawrence and budding naturalist Gerry, along with their long-suffering mother and Roger the /5(K).

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Study Guide for My Family and Other Animals. My Family and Other Animals study guide contains a biography of Gerald Durrell, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and : Gerald Durrell. The set comprises 'My Family and other Animals' (first edition, ); 'Birds, Beasts and Relatives' (first edition, ); 'The Garden of the Gods' (first edition, ).

Durrell's Corfu trilogy, now widely recognised as a modern classic, recounts the hilarious adventures of the Durrell family on the island of Corfu during the s.

My Family and Other Animals was intended to embrace the natural history of the island but ended up as a delightful account of Durrell’s family’s experiences, from the many eccentric hangers-on to the ceaseless procession of puppies, toads, scorpions, geckoes, ladybugs, glowworms, octopuses, bats, and butterflies into their home.

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The novel succeeds in being a creative mixture of natural history study and autobiographical account of the Durrell family as they live on Corfu for five years. The first in a trilogy of books on the. For those who are unfamiliar, My Family and Other Animals is a humourous memoir of Gerald Durrell’s childhood spent in Corfu between and Durrell grew up to become a celebrated naturalist and used his writing to fund his expeditions but this is the book for which he is best known.

He went on wildlife expeditions to Cameroon, British Guiana, Madagascar, and many other countries. He founded the Jersey Zoological Park and the Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust with the purpose of breeding endangered species.

My Family and Other Animals is his best-known book and tells of his childhood on Corfu/5(73). My Family and Other Animals is the bewitching account of a rare and magical childhood on the island of Corfu by treasured British conservationist Gerald Durrell. This tv tie in edition coincides with ITV's six part television series The Durrells/5(K).

This is a great family book. It is packed with funny moments and animals. Iff you like animals and comedy get this book. One other thing in this book is a crazy family who decide to move out to a crazy little island off the coast of Greece.

My Family and Other Animals is the bewitching account of a rare and magical childhood on the island of Corfu by treasured British conservationist Gerald Durrell, beautifully repackaged as part of the Penguin Essentials range/5(K).

My Family and Other Animals by Durrell, Gerald and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   I am not sure quite why I have such an affection for My Family and Other Animals: my brother referred to me as Margo for quite some time, not because of my effortless ability to attract various.

Uproarious tales of the island’s animals and Durrell’s fond reflections on his family bring this delightful memoir to life.

Capturing the joyous chaos of growing up in an unconventional household, My Family and Other Animals will transport you to a place you won’t want to leave. My Family and Other Animals is an autobiographical work by naturalist Gerald Durrell, telling of the part of his childhood he spent on the Greek island of Corfu between and   Uproarious tales of the island’s animals and Durrell’s fond reflections on his family bring this delightful memoir to life.

Capturing the joyous chaos of growing up in an unconventional household, My Family and Other Animals will transport you to a place you won’t want to leave/5(18). Study questions, project ideas and discussion topics based on important themes running throughout My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell.

Great supplemental information for school essays and projects. My family and other animals This is a great book, whatever age the reader. A book to read over and over it always brings a smile. Although I have read this many times, the first time for audiobooks did not disappoint/5(32).

MY FAMILY AND OTHER ANIMALS. Gerald Durrell. It is a melancholy of mine own, compounded of many simples, extracted from many objects, and indeed the sundry contemplation of my travels, which, by often rumination, wraps me in a most humorous sadness.

My Family and Other Animals remains his greatest work in my view. Almost fifty years later, it was this book that partly inspired me to write about the fascinating animals which have enriched my life, and some of the unusual places I encountered them.Get this from a library!

My family and other animals. [Gerald Durrell] -- This book is an autobiographical account of five years in the childhood of naturalist Gerald Durrell when he lived with his family lived on the island of Corfu.

Apart from Gerald (the youngest) and. My Family and Other Animals was intended to embrace the natural history of the island but ended up as a delightful account of Durrell’s family’s experiences, from the many eccentric hangers-on to the ceaseless procession of puppies, toads, scorpions, geckoes, ladybugs, glowworms, octopuses, bats, and butterflies into their home/5(99).