Unlikely Heroes

37 Inspiring Stories of Courage and Heart from the Animal Kingdom
by Jennifer S. Holland

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In her heartwarming New York Times bestsellers Unlikely Friendships and last year’s Unlikely Loves, Jennifer Holland revealed the surprising emotional bonds that exist between animals of different species. Her books spent dozens of weeks on bestseller lists and caught the attention of major media from CBS This Morning to USA...

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Published By Workman Publishing Company

Format Paperback


Number Of Pages 256

Publication Date 10/07/2014

ISBN 9780761174417

Dimensions 7 inches x 8 inches

"A wonderful and most important book that will open your eyes about the compassion and empathy animals display. Read it, then read it again. It is an inspiring and perfect gift."
--Marc Bekoff, author of Why Dogs Hump and Bees Get Depressed

"Sometimes an animal comes out of nowhere to take a risk on our behalf, or that of a fellow creature. Jennifer Holland has done it again, drawing attention to the emotional capacities of animals in a most engaging compilation of well-documented stories. The protective instincts of animals are powerful, and a source of deep gratitude for some."
--Frans de Waal, author of The Bonobo and the Atheist