My Family and Other Animals meets The Secret Life of Cows: this rediscovered gem tells the charming tale of how a baby llama transformed a Welsh farming family forever.
Things llamas like:
Snaffling cherry brandy, Easter eggs, and the Radio Times.
Fluttering movie star eyelashes at surprised visitors.
Curling up in ‘tea-cosy’ position by the fire.
Orbiting, helicoptering, and oompahing.
Humming along to classical music.
Locking victims in the lavatory.
Things llamas dislike:
Having toenails trimmed by a visiting circus.
Being adopted mother to an orphaned lamb.
Invitations to star on Blue Peter.
Ruth Ruck’s family live on a Welsh mountain farm, no strangers to cow pats on the carpet and nesting hens in the larder. When dark days strike, they embark on a farming experiment to cheer them all up – but raising a baby llama proves more of an adventure than expected .
Title: Along Came a Llama
Author: Ruck, Ruth Janette
Publication date: 01/10/2020
Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN