xiii, 281 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references.
Action! -- Horse stars and their trainers -- Bears, birds, snakes, monkeys, and other animal stars and their trainers -- Dog stars and their trainers -- Cat stars and their trainers -- How you can help tomorrow's animal stars -- Appendix. Discussion questions for book clubs.
"Behind-the-scenes accounts about animals who played central roles in major films and their relationships with animal trainers, actors, and directors. Celebrities described include Steven Spielberg, Ewan MacGregor, and Julia Roberts, and films include War Horse, Harry Potter, True Grit, Runaway Bride, The Jungle Book, and The Artist"--Provided by publisher.
When cameras roll and directors call "Action," some of the most dependable, funniest, and most enthusiastic actors stand poised on four legs, with ears alert. What we see on screen is the result of meticulous preparation and professional teamwork. These eye-popping, heartwarming stories reveal the trainers, actors, directors, and animals in behind-the-scenes glory.
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