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LMW1990 Thu 21-Jan-21 21:21:45

I'm trying to find a series of books that I read in late 90s early 00s when I was between 8-12 years old.

Each book had a different animal on the front, one had a hamster or a guinea pig, a cat, a dog etc. The series was about a girl who either lived on a farm or her dad was a vet. I'm probably clutching at straws here...

It's driving me potty. I know DSD would love them but I can't remember them for love nor money and google is drawing a blank!

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MichelleScarn Thu 21-Jan-21 21:22:56

They weren't the james Herriot childrens ones?

MichelleScarn Thu 21-Jan-21 21:24:40

I loved them!

rubybarley Thu 21-Jan-21 21:27:09

I can’t remember the series name but were they the books that had alliterative titles? The only one I remember is ‘Bunnies in the Bathroom’

rubybarley Thu 21-Jan-21 21:27:45

Animal Ark by Ben Baglio

SanJunipero Thu 21-Jan-21 21:28:45

The Animal Ark series by Lucy Daniels?

SunshineOutdoors Thu 21-Jan-21 21:29:53

Just beware of assuming your dc will enjoy the books you did when you were little. Mine have absolutely ruined any hopes of this for me grin

Pippa12 Thu 21-Jan-21 21:30:56

I loved these books too, Animal Ark I think.

Biggles001 Thu 21-Jan-21 21:33:23

If it Was the animal ark books, my daughter read them about 5 years ago and still loved them!

SundaySleep Thu 21-Jan-21 21:35:35

Animal Ark!

DisappearingGirl Thu 21-Jan-21 21:42:04

Probably more recent than you're after, but my dd loves the Magic Animal Friends books:
orchardseriesbooks.co.uk/magic-animal-friends/books

LMW1990 Thu 21-Jan-21 21:43:23

Animal Ark!!!

Thanks all. I'll sleep now lol!

Yes to PP about books from my youth. Stig of the dump went down like a led balloon!

I was an avid babysitters club fan but they probably haven't dated very well!

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Tangledtresses Thu 21-Jan-21 21:45:52

I gave my sons my Richard scarry books from the 70's and They didn't go down well either

I mean come on must be better than bloody biff and chip?????

ShopoholicIn Thu 21-Jan-21 21:50:44

@Tangledtresses haha true about the biff , chip and kipper. I loved Tintin growing up, and was hoping my son would too , boy I was wronghmm

LMW1990 Thu 21-Jan-21 21:52:29

We've honestly had some right tripe from school. I'm not surprised she didn't want to read them! They are with us for 2 home school days at the moment and as my partner wfh I've changed my hours to be with them to help with work. I'm planning to do a family story time for all of us with Roald Dahl to start as they are familiar with the stories and they are familiar with them. Then I'd like to do individual books more tailored for each of them as the age gap (4 years) is getting more noticeable now.

DSD has been sent Millie Molly Mandy home to read but whilst nostalgic, it's utterly unrelatable for her!

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LMW1990 Thu 21-Jan-21 21:54:22

ShopoholicIn

*@Tangledtresses* haha true about the biff , chip and kipper. I loved Tintin growing up, and was hoping my son would too , boy I was wronghmm


Oh!!! Snap!! DSD loves tintin! I introduced them both to this a few years ago and book them to the shop in Bruges and plan to take them to Brussels once permitted.

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Tangledtresses Thu 21-Jan-21 21:54:27

ShopoholicIn

*@Tangledtresses* haha true about the biff , chip and kipper. I loved Tintin growing up, and was hoping my son would too , boy I was wronghmm


My kids hate that too ! Honestly they love idiots on you tube
There's no hope 🤣

Tangledtresses Thu 21-Jan-21 21:55:49

@LMW1990 I loved milie mollie Mandy
The party one ahhh good times

FrostyChocolateMilkshake Thu 21-Jan-21 21:55:58

Oh my GOD! Animal Ark!!! Brings back so many childhood memories. Oh the nostalgia grin

LMW1990 Thu 21-Jan-21 21:59:30

@Tangledtresses I was quite pleased when she brought it home. I'm definitely enjoying it more than she is. I have to explain everything!

Thinking about it my tin tin mug will be perfect for my mid morning home school gin grin

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Tangledtresses Thu 21-Jan-21 22:02:05

LMW1990

*@Tangledtresses* I was quite pleased when she brought it home. I'm definitely enjoying it more than she is. I have to explain everything!

Thinking about it my tin tin mug will be perfect for my mid morning home school gin grin


Oh I'm loving gin in a cup 😄

Canwecancel2020 Thu 21-Jan-21 22:51:38

I had the same with stig - one of my favourite books.
My naughty little sister, black beauty and narnia have fared better.

Canwecancel2020 Thu 21-Jan-21 22:52:50

Oh and we read James Herriot to our dd (though there is a tiny bit of bad language to leave out)

Catdogmum Thu 21-Jan-21 23:29:30

Animal Ark! If she enjoys them, try anything by Megan Rix too 😊

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