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Why the Wild Things Are

Animals in the Lives of Children

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$30.50 • £24.95 • €27.50

ISBN 9780674017528

Publication Date: 03/15/2005

Short

256 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Animals and the Study of Children
  • 2. Reaching across the Divide
  • 3. Love on Four Legs
  • 4. Learning from Animals
  • 5. The Healing Lick
  • 6. Animal Selves
  • 7. Victims and Objects
  • 8. Deepening the Animal Connection
  • Notes
  • Index

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