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His Works

 

Note: Some of Mr. Herriot’s works which are out of print or rare can be found at eBay.com

Chapter Summaries:

All Creatures Great and Small, All Things Bright and Beautiful, and All Things Wise and Wonderful: Three James Herriot Classics
Available in: Paperback | Kindle
First Published: 2011
Description:
All Creatures Great and Small: The Complete Collection
Available in: | DVD
First Published: 2008
Description: Experience the phenomenally successful series, All Creatures Great and Small, based on the best-selling books by James Herriot. Set in the fictional Yorkshire Dales town of Darrowby, the series offers comforting reflections of a much gentler time when life moved at a somewhat slower pace. This collection features every episode, tracing the endearing career of this country veterinarian, from the 1930′s through World War II and the hopeful 1950s. It’s a joyful journey that will warm the hearts of fans everywhere.
All Creatures Great & Small – The Complete Series 7 Collection
Available in: | DVD
First Published: 2007
Description: James Herriot is a vet in Yorkshire, England, during the 1940′s. He is assigned to the practice of Siegfried Farnon, who (together with his mischievous brother Tristan) already have a successful business. James undergoes a variety of adventures during his work, which are just as often caused by the characters of the county (including the Farnon brothers) as the animals in his care.
All Creatures Great & Small – The Complete Series 6 Collection
Available in: | DVD
First Published: 2006
Description: James Herriot is a vet in Yorkshire, England, during the 1940′s. He is assigned to the practice of Siegfried Farnon, who (together with his mischievous brother Tristan) already have a successful business. James undergoes a variety of adventures during his work, which are just as often caused by the characters of the county (including the Farnon brothers) as the animals in his care.
All Creatures Great & Small – The Complete Series 5 Collection
Available in: | DVD
First Published: 2005
Description: All Creatures Great and Small Series Five continues the heart-warming tales of James Herriot (Christopher Timothy), his wife Helen (Lynda Bellingham) and his volatile but warm-hearted partner, Siegfried Farnon (Robert Hardy). The period is now the early Fifties, but the Dales are slow to embrace the world of tomorrow.
All Creatures Great & Small – The Specials
Available in: | DVD
First Published: 2003
Description: 1983 SPECIAL: James returns to Darrowby following his wartime service in the R.A.F.
1985 SPECIAL: Siegfried waxes lyrical about the accelerating rate of scientific progress as James proceeds to plod along with tried and trusted remedies.
All Creatures Great & Small, Series 4, Vols. 1-5
Available in: | DVD | VHS
First Published: 2002
Description: Series 4 of the Series from the BBC
All Creatures Great & Small, Series 3, Vols. 1-6
Available in: | DVD | VHS
First Published: 2002
Description: Series 3 of the Series from the BBC
All Creatures Great and Small, Series 1, Vols. 1-6
Available in: | DVD | VHS
First Published: 2001
Description: Series 1 of the Series from the BBC
All Creatures Great and Small, Series 2, Vols. 1-6
Available in: | DVD | VHS
First Published: 2001
Description: Series 2 of the Series from the BBC
The Real James Herriot : A Memoir of My Father
Available in: Paperback | Hardback | Kindle
First Published: 2001
Description: The story of the young vet travelling to Thirsk (a.k.a. Darrowby) was immortalized in Herriot’s bestselling books. But The Real James Herriot , Jim Wight’s affectionate biography of his father, tells the story of the man behind the nom de plume, who worked in the same practice for over 50 years and was relatively untouched and unimpressed by his fame as an author.
The Best of James Herriot: Favourite Memories of a Country Vet
Available in: Paperback | Hardback
First Published: 1998
Description: James Herriot’s own selection from his original books, with additional material
James Herriot’s Animal Stories
Available in: Paperback | Hardback | Audio
First Published: 1997
Description: When you enter the world of James Herriot’s Animal Stories, you’ll share
his wonder and humor, his adventures and misadventures as he contends
with pet owners and landowners; rough-spoken farmers and soft-spoken
gentry; orphaned lambs, litters of piglets and puppies, cattle and
draught horses; and a miscellany of cats and dogs including, of course,
Mrs. Pumphrey’s inimitable Pekinese, Tricki Woo.
James Herriot’s Cat Stories
Available in: Paperback | Hardback | Audio
First Published: 1994
Description: Eight years after James Herriot’s Dog Stories, the grand old British veterinarian and raconteur has compiled a similar but much shorter collection, in small gift-book format, of his favorite cat tales.
James Herriot’s Dog Stories
Available in: Paperback | Hardback | Audio
First Published: 1993
Description: In this sequel to his 1994 Favorite Cat Stories, the estwhile veterinarian spins more loving yarns of the animal world; this time, though, the heartwarming tales are about dogs, and dog lovers will certainly be satisfied.
Moses the Kitten
Available in: Paperback | Hardback
First Published: 1993
Description: The storytelling magic of James Herriot has become a warm, joyful part
of our children’s lives. In Moses the Kitten, Herriot tells the tale of
a tiny, bedraggled kitty found tucked beside a frozen pond, who is
nursed back to health on a nearby farm.
Every Living Thing
Available in: Paperback | Hardback | Audio | Kindle
First Published: 1992
Description: The beloved author of All Creatures Great and Small returns to the Yorkshire dales and introduces new characters as well as bringing back Helen, Siegfried, and the rest of the people of the region
James Herriot’s Treasury for Children
Available in: Paperback | Hardback | Audio
First Published: 1992
Description: James Herriot’s Treasury for Children collects all of the beloved
veterinarian’s delightful tales for young readers. 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.
Smudge, The Little Lost Lamb
Available in: Paperback | Hardback
First Published: 1991
Description: Smudge is an adorable black-and-white lamb, who lives in Farmer Cobb’s
farmyard with his mother and many other animals. One fine spring day,
though, Smudge decides to see the world outside Farmer Cobb’s fence, and
finds himself on a glorious adventure-until he discovers that he can’t
get back in.
Oscar, Cat-About-Town
Available in: Paperback | Hardback
First Published: 1990
Description: Oscar is a good-natured stray cat, left by a little girl with the
Herriots to be nursed back to health. the country veterinarian and his
wife take him into their home, and soon he has become part of their
family. But before too long, Oscar starts setting off on his
own–running away, only to turn up in the funniest places.
The Market Square Dog
Available in: Paperback | Hardback
First Published: 1989
Description: The Market Square Dog is his tale of a friendly stray dog who comes to
beg in the Darrowby village square-and goes without a home until the
local policeman saves the day.
Blossom Comes Home
Available in: Paperback | Hardback
First Published: 1988
Description: “I’m right sorry to see her go,” said Farmed Dakin to James Herriot, his
vet. “She’s stood in that stall for twelve years and given me thousands
of gallons of milk.”But Blossom the cow was too old now for milking, and
the farmer needed to make room for a younger animal. So, sadly, he was
sending blossom to market. At least, that’s what he and the vet thought.
But as James Herriot continued on his rounds to Mrs. Pickering and her
Basset hounds, he was about to find that Blossom has a surprise in store…
Bonny’s Big Day
Available in: Paperback | Hardback
First Published: 1987
Description: Bonny’s Big Day is the endearing tale of Farmer Skipton and his beloved
cart horse Bonny, who one day comes out of “retirement” for a very
special day on the town.
The Christmas Day Kitten
Available in: Paperback | Hardback
First Published: 1986
Description: “Christmas can never go by without my remembering a certain little cat.”
So begins The Christmas Day Kitten, another true story from James
Herriot’s rich experience as a country vet. As always, the tale includes
a vivid group of characters on two legs and four: Mrs. Pickering and her
three stately Basset hounds, James himself, and Debbie, the
self-possesed stray cat who makes a special contribution to Christmas at
the Pickering house. This is one of James Herriot’s own favorite
stories, and it is sure to be one of yours.
Only One Woof
Available in: Paperback | Hardback
First Published: 1985
Description: “One nice thing about a country vet is that there are so many
interesting things to see when I visit the farms…”
The captivating story told within these pages is certainly one of the
most entertaining that this vet has ever encountered. Gyp is the sweet
but silent sheepdog who is separated from his favorite puppy playmate at
a young age. The two are reunited later-with a surprising response from Gyp.
The Lord God Made Them All
Available in: Paperback | Hardback | Audio | Kindle
First Published: 1981
Description: In 38 moving chapters, Herriot once again captures the magical beauty of the Yorkshire dales, the joys and sorrows of its inhabitants, and the richly rewarding experiences of a country veterinarian.
James Herriot’s Yorkshire
Available in: Paperback | Hardback
First Published: 1981
Description: Takes readers on a delightful walking tour of the land he brought to life in his memoirs. Glorious color photography is supplemented by Herriot’s own irresistable descriptions.
All Things Wise & Wonderful
Available in: Paperback | Hardback | Audio | Kindle
First Published: 1977
Description: In the midst of WW II, James is training for the Royal Air Force, while going home to Yorkshire whenever possible to see his very pregnant wife, Helen. Musing on past adventures through the dales, visiting with old friends, and introducing scores of new and amusing characters–animal and human alike–Herriot enthralls readers once again with his uncanny ability to spin a most engaging and heartfelt yarn.
All Things Bright & Beautiful
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First Published: 1974
Description: Young James, now married and working as a small-town vet, encounters a cast of extraordinary characters as he makes his way through the Yorkshire countryside tending to sick cattle, pregnant ewes, ailing dogs–and their eccentric owners. As always, Herriot’s warmth, humor, and singular view of life makes readers laugh and cry, as they marvel at the everyday miracles he creates.
All Creatures Great and Small – The Movie
Available in: | DVD | VHS
First Published: 1974
Description: This television film based on the autobiographical novels of country veterinarian James Herriot predates the popular British TV series of the same name by several years. Shot on location in the picturesque Yorkshire countryside, it is utterly charming and features quite an illustrious cast. Academy Award-winning actor Sir Anthony Hopkins is terrific as the dedicated, exasperating Dr. Siegfried Farnon, who takes young Herriot, fresh out of a London veterinary college, on as his assistant. Herriot is appealingly played by Simon Ward (perhaps best known as the Duke of Buckingham in The Three Musketeers).
All Creatures Great & Small
Available in: Paperback | Hardback | Audio | Kindle
First Published: 1972
Description: Here is the heartwarming true story of Dr. James Herriot, an English country veterinarian, whose humor and natural storytelling ability have captured the hearts of American readers in a very special way.