Betty & friends : my life at the zoo / Betty White.
Large Print Book (2011.)
Description: 329 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2011.
2 of 2 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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|Library||Location||Call Number||Status||Due Date|
|Salem||Adult Large Print||636.0889/WHITE - LARGE TYPE (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Winthrop||Adult Nonfiction||Large Print 636.088 Whi 2011 (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
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- ISBN: 9781410445254 (hardcover)
- ISBN: 1410445259 (hardcover)
- Edition: Large print ed.
|Contents:|| Zoo good deeds -- The eyes have it -- Standouts -- Family matters -- Mommies and babies -- Kids will be kids -- Airborne -- Camouflage -- Sleepyheads -- Nose to nose -- My misunderstood friends.
|Summary:|| Noted television actress, impassioned lifelong animal welfare advocate, and author, Betty White offers intimate and funny stories about her animal friends at the zoo, enhanced by four-color photographs. This book is the passion project she has been working on for more than a decade; a love letter to zoos and to the animals in them, from a woman who admits she likes animals better than humans ("They're unconditionally loving!"). In her inimitable voice, she takes us on a private tour of her favorite animals and her friendships with them, from Gita the elephant, whom she used to take for walks before the zoo opened; to Kelly the massive silverback gorilla, whom she has known since his birth in 1987. From giraffes to lizards to koalas, readers witness the variety of animals through her eyes, and in her own words.
|Subject:||Zoos > United States > Anecdotes.
Zoo animals > United States > Anecdotes.
Zoo animals > United States > Pictorial works.
White, Betty, 1922-
Large type books.
|Genre:||Large type books.
|Alternate Title:|| Betty and friends
Citation: White, Betty. "Betty & friends : my life at the zoo." Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2011.