Animals in the house: a history of pets and people
There are approximately 377,800,000 pets purring, slithering, or swimming in the United States! ANIMALS IN THE HOUSE combines hilarious illustrations and a fun, youthful text to tell the story of pets through the ages and the people who kept them, including famous pets and pet owners. Each chapter touches on the history of the animal in the wild, its domestication, and the high points of its popularity as a pet. Kids will also discover historical attitudes and superstitions about pets.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JocelynPLang - LibraryThing
I love the unique combination of scientific, cultural, and historical information in this book. It is a reminder that all these fields are connected! Because so many children have pets, I think they ... Read full review
Review: History Of Pets And People (Animals In The House)User Review - Kristen - Goodreads
This is a great overview of this history of animal domestication, the role of pets in culture & society (happily, with a number of items that are not from Western history!) and a close-up look at many common kinds of pets. Great for young animal lovers! Read full review
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