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A handful of happiness, Massimo Vacchetta with Antonella Tomaselli

Label
A handful of happiness
Title
A handful of happiness
Statement of responsibility
Massimo Vacchetta with Antonella Tomaselli
Title variation
Ninna, the tiny hedgehog with a big heart
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
'Could you look after it for a couple of days?'... So begins the extraordinary friendship between veterinarian Massimo and a tiny, orphaned hedgehog. Only a few days old, covered with soft, white quills and mewling quietly, this little creature will turn his life around forever. Through the sheer force of Ninna's personality - curious, playful, affectionate - and the sudden, unexpected paternal protectiveness he feels nursing her back to health, Massimo reconnects with the world - and finally begins to feel like home. But as Ninna wakes from her first hibernation, she grows up, like any teenager, longing for freedom. A creature of the wild, she craves the free range of the woods beyond Massimo's house. Massimo must accept that Ninna is ready to move on ... but one little hedgehog saved and released into her natural habitat is just the beginning of Massimo's future: setting up a sanctuary for the injured, orphaned, fragile - but with a will to live so strong it is truly contagious. A funny, heart-warming and life-affirming celebration of our favourite prickly wildlife creature, A Handful of Happiness will make you laugh and cry."--Publisher's description
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
NZAUC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vacchetta, Massimo
Dewey number
599.332
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Italian
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Tomaselli, Antonella
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vacchetta, Massimo
  • Animal rescue
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Hedgehogs
  • Wildlife rehabilitation
  • Hedgehogs
  • Veterinarians
Target audience
adult
Label
A handful of happiness, Massimo Vacchetta with Antonella Tomaselli
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published in Italian in 2016 by Sperling & Kupfer Editori S.p.A
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000062138812
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vi, 199 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781786489104
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1030943803
Label
A handful of happiness, Massimo Vacchetta with Antonella Tomaselli
Publication
Note
First published in Italian in 2016 by Sperling & Kupfer Editori S.p.A
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000062138812
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vi, 199 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781786489104
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1030943803

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