A Handful of Happiness: How a Prickly Creature Softened a Prickly Heart

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Product Details

Price
$22.99
Publisher
Rodale Books
Publish Date
Pages
192
Dimensions
5.3 X 0.9 X 7.6 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781635652642
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About the Author

Massimo Vacchetta has worked as a large animal veterinarian for 20 years. Two years ago he opened La Ninna, a shelter and rehabilitation center for hedgehogs. He is the chairman of the association Centro Recupero Ricci "La Ninna", whose mission is the protection of hedgehogs and their environment. Antonella Tomaselli is a journalist, blogger, environmentalist, and lover of animals. A true dog person, she has written and directed several documentaries of her canine friends. She is an active propagandist against the abandonment of pets, and has published many books and specialized articles on different dog breeds. Jamie Richards is a translator based in Milan, Italy. She holds an MFA in Literary Translation from the University of Iowa and a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Oregon, and her translations include works by Igiaba Scego, Matteo Bussola, Ermanno Cavazzoni, Giovanni Orelli, and Zerocalcare.

Reviews

"This sweet tale of companionship is sure to resonate with animal lovers"
--Publishers Weekly



"The book... offer[s] a message about the power of small acts of kindness."
--The Wall Street Journal