Talking Tails

Talking Tails

The Incredible Connection Between People and Their Pets

Book - 2010
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Explores the loving ties between humans and animal companions while sharing interesting facts, from why cats rub against their owner's legs to the 126-year life of a whiskey-drinking parrot.
Publisher: Toronto : Tundra Books, c2010
ISBN: 9780887768842
Branch Call Number: 636.0887 LOV 2010
Characteristics: 80 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Drake, Jane 1954-
Slavin, Bill


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Apr 23, 2012

This book was okay. There were a lot of facts, but it wasn't as interesting as I thought it would be.

Apr 26, 2011

This book explores the fascination connection that pet owners have with their pets (as you can see by the title), whether their pets are cats, dogs, or even parrots! This book gives a lot of information to “Cat People” and “Dog People”. One of the fun facts I learned from this book was that cats wrap themselves around their owner’s legs because they are trying to rub their owner with glands on his/her face to show that the owner “belongs” to the cat. I liked this book because it taught me about why my dog does some of the odd things that she does. This book also tells the reader of amazing stories about pets. This book also teaches the reader about pets other than cats or dogs, such as fish and reptiles. Overall, this book was interesting to read.

Apr 26, 2011

AWESOME BOOK! i felt a real connection with my pets after reading it!

Apr 26, 2011

i voted for this

Apr 19, 2011

the animals are so cute i love animals so this was the book for me

Apr 18, 2011

I didnt know that tails could talk cool well i guess i learn some thing every day

Apr 15, 2011

I like animals, but I'm not really an animal lover, so...
Anyway, I think it talked WAY too much about cats and dogs.
I wish they would talk about endangered species instead of pets.
Way less important, but if they were forced to do this subject I think they did a pretty good job of it.

Apr 12, 2011

I did not really like this book. Many things are not true. For example, I compete in many competitions with my horse, but you DO NOT need jodphurs or a crop all of the time like the book implies.

Mar 31, 2011

IT was good

Mar 29, 2011

this book was sorta funny. i liked the part with the missing cat that survived a little alone. it was really sad. This book or Ortega might have my vote.

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