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Angela Sayer

Autor(a) de Encyclopedia of the Cat

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Obras de Angela Sayer

Encyclopedia of the Cat (1979) 94 cópias
Complete Book Of The Cat (1984) 49 cópias
Horses (1982) 42 cópias
The World of Cats (1982) 30 cópias
Dogs (1980) 24 cópias
Love of Kittens (1976) 24 cópias
Cats (1970) 20 cópias
The Intelligent Cat (1977) 17 cópias
The World of Dogs (1982) 17 cópias
World Encyclopedia of Cats (1977) 14 cópias
The Secret Cat (2000) 13 cópias
Crescent Color Guide To Cats (1984) 11 cópias
Portrait of Cats (1975) 11 cópias
The Beauty of Cats (1977) 11 cópias
The Complete Book of the Dog (1989) 11 cópias
Wonderful World of Horses (1976) 10 cópias
Everyone's Book of Cats (1980) 9 cópias
The Book of Cats (1991) 8 cópias
The Noble Horse (2000) 7 cópias
Everyone's Book of Kittens (1981) 7 cópias
A Child's Book of Animals (1990) 6 cópias
The Young Rider's Handbook (1984) 6 cópias
Everyone's Book of Ponies (1981) 6 cópias
Kittens and Cats in Colour (1975) 5 cópias
The Complete Dog (1988) 5 cópias
Horses in Action (1982) 3 cópias
Everyone's Book of Horses (1980) 3 cópias
Pferde (2001) 3 cópias
My World of Animals (1994) 2 cópias
Katzen und ihre Welt (2001) 2 cópias
Hunde (1985) 2 cópias
Everyone's Book of Puppies (1981) 1 exemplar(es)
Complete Dog Book (1985) 1 exemplar(es)
Non renseigné 1 exemplar(es)
Les chats (2001) 1 exemplar(es)
Faithful Dog (2011) 1 exemplar(es)
Les chatons (1977) 1 exemplar(es)
Les chiens 1 exemplar(es)
Faszinierende Welt der Katzen (1998) 1 exemplar(es)
Wszystko o psie 1 exemplar(es)
Sayer, Angela. Katzen. (1985) 1 exemplar(es)
The Faithful Dog (2000) 1 exemplar(es)
Crescent Color Guide to Ponies (1981) 1 exemplar(es)


Conhecimento Comum

Outros nomes
Sayer, Angela
Data de nascimento
20th Century



I love cats. I'm pretty sure I'm a crazy cat lady, so this book is absolutely perfect for me to read! I've had many cats and absolutely love learning more about them (especially since sometimes I wonder if mine are little alien babies hiding in cat bodies).

Things I appreciated:
1. Actual, real pictures of cats. The focus is not on cartoon cats like most cat encyclopedias I remember from my youth.

2. The book is very informative and professional in nature. Evolution, history and breeding are just some of the topics discussed within just the first few pages. There is a LOT of information available at the beginning of the book for everything you'd want to know about the cat as a species.

3. The body types of cats really interested me since the cats I've had all varied in size, so it was cool to see the variations.

Things to be worked on:
1. This is a basic introduction to the breeds. It's not exhaustive nor is it full of all of the information you could want on every breed. If you go in looking for just some fun, useful information, then this is the book for you! There is a lot of initial background information on cats as a whole, but you won't learn every piece of information about every cat breed.

2. "Cats are considered less intelligent than dogs." This is totally not a hit against the book, but who are you talking to? All of the cats I've known (minus one) have been way smarter than all of the dogs I've known. Except when my dog knew how to hunt a mouse but my cats didn't, but that's the exception.

Overall, this book is super informative and very helpful! I think this is a great way to start out learning about cats. I'd highly recommend it!

Four out of five stars.

Thank you NetGalley and Chartwell Books for an opportunity to pick up and review this book!
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Briars_Reviews | Aug 4, 2023 |
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Cats by Angela Rixon is a lovely compilation of cat facts paired with gorgeous pictures. There are sections that look at the history and the biology of cats, followed by the cat breeds divided into short, medium, and long hair, Oriental, and unusual breeds. Each cat breed has basic breed standards, and care considerations. Little boxes provide extra 'at-a-glance' tips and tidbits. Great gift for the cat enthusiast in your life!

***Many thanks to the Netgalley & Quarto Publishing for providing an egalley in exchange for a fair and honest review.… (mais)
PardaMustang | May 13, 2020 |
Quite the best book for new breeders - holds your hand through the entire process, and written by a real expert.
Lil_Shepherd | 1 outra resenha | Nov 26, 2007 |
2000, Oversize; glossy pictures. "How cats behave", "Kittens", "Cat Breeds", "The world of the cat"... Pictures, small "blurbs" ...
UPMarta | Dec 9, 2006 |


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