The first book by legendary vet James Herriot, set in 1930's Yorkshire.
When the newly qualified vet, James Herriot, arrives in the small Yorkshire village of Darrowby, he has no idea of the new friends he will meet or adventures that lie ahead.
From the author whose books inspired the BBC series All Creatures Great and Small, this first volume of unforgettable memoirs chronicles James Herriot's first years as a country vet, with the signature storytelling magic that has made him a favourite the world over.
Here is a book for all those who find laughter and joy in animals, and who know and understand the magic of wild places and beautiful countryside
He can tell a good story against himself, and his pleasure in the beauty of the countryside in which he works is infectious' Daily Telegraph - 'Full of warmth, wisdom and wit
The Field - 'It is a pleasure to be in James Herriot's company