Category Archives: Animal fiction

The Nocturnals: The Best Burp/ The Weeping Wombat – written by Tracey Hecht, illustrated by Josie Yee

    The Nocturnals: The Best Burp – written by Tracey Hecht, illustrated by Josie Yee, Fabled Films Press, 9781944020316, 2020     The Nocturnals: The Weeping Wombat – written by Tracey Hecht, illustrated by Josie Yee, Fabled Films Press, 9781944020330, 2020              … Continue reading

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Bibbit Jumps – by Bei Lynn

  Bibbit Jumps – by Bei Lynn, Gecko Press, 9781776572779, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre: Animal Chapter Book What did you like about the book? Bibbit is a fun frog … Continue reading

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I Am Theodore Roosevelt: Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum adapted by Brooke Vitale

I Am Theodore Roosevelt: Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum adapted by Brooke Vitale. Penguin Young Readers Licenses, 9780593096369, 2020 Format:  Pictureback  8×8 with two sheets of stickers Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)  4 What … Continue reading

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Skunk and Badger – by Amy Timberlake, illustrated by Jon Klassen

  Skunk and Badger – by Amy Timberlake, illustrated by Jon Klassen, Algonquin Young Readers, 9781643750057, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: ARC Genre: Animal stories What did you like about the book?  Badger … Continue reading

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Scruff – written and illustrated by Alice Bowsher

     Scruff – written and illustrated by Alice Bowsher, Cicada Books, 9781908714787, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book?  Digital and cartoonish illustrations tell the story of … Continue reading

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The Secret Time Machine and the Gherkin Switcheroo – Simone Lia

       The Secret Time Machine and the Gherkin Switcheroo – Simone Lia, Candlewick Press, 2020. 9781536207408  Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: Animal fantasy / Humor  What did you like … Continue reading

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Squidding Around: Fish Feud by Kevin Sherry

Squidding Around: Fish Feud by Kevin Sherry. Scholastic, 2020. 9781338636680 Format: ARC (9/20 pub date) Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Animal fantasy easy reader graphic novel What did you like about the book? This is a … Continue reading

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Skunk and Badger – Amy Timberlake, with pictures by Jon Klassen

Skunk and Badger – Amy Timberlake, with pictures by Jon Klassen, Algonquin, (9781643750057), 2020 Format: Paperback ARC Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  Genre: Animal fiction  What did you like about the book?   Badger is … Continue reading

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Zoo Patrol Squad: Kingdom Caper by Brett Bean

Zoo Patrol Squad: Kingdom Caper by Brett Bean. Penguin Workshop, 2020. 9780593093702 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Animal fantasy What did you like about the book? Lots of comic slapstick energy here! Wild Zoo … Continue reading

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Pony on the Twelfth Floor by Polly Faber, illustrated by Sarah Jennings

Pony on the Twelfth Floor by Polly Faber, illustrated by Sarah Jennings. Candlewick Press, 9781536209303, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction, animal stories What did you like about the … Continue reading

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