Category Archives: Animal fiction

A Donkey Called Mistletoe by Helen Peters, illustrated by Ellie Snowdon

A Donkey Called Mistletoe (Jasmine Green Rescues) by Helen Peters, illustrated by Ellie Snowdon. Walker Books, 2021. 9781536222456 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic animal fiction What did you like about … Continue reading

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Franz-Ferdinand the Dancing Walrus by Marcus Pfister

 Franz-Ferdinand the Dancing Walrus by Marcus Pfister. Translated by David Henry Wilson. NorthSouth, 2021. 9780735844698 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 2 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy/picture book What did you like about the book? Franz-Ferdinand, a walrus … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Camel by Kathi Appelt, illustrated by Eric Rohmann

Once Upon a Camel by Kathi Appelt, illustrated by Eric Rohmann. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2021. 9781534406438 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 4 Format: Paperback ARC Genre: Animal stories What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Amara and the Bats by Emma Reynolds

Amara and the Bats by Emma Reynolds. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2021. 9781534469013 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? Ever since a bat … Continue reading

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Rainbow Bridge by Steve Orlando & Steve Foxe, illustrated by Valentina Brancati

Rainbow Bridge by Steve Orlando & Steve Foxe, illustrated by Valentina Brancati. Seismic Press, 2021. 9781949028676 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Graphic novel Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? I really … Continue reading

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The Perfect Party by Laurel P. Jackson, illustrated by Hélène Baum-Owoyele

The Perfect Party by Laurel P. Jackson, illustrated by Hélène Baum-Owoyele. Yeehoo Press, 2021. 9781953458124 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy/animal sounds What did you like about the book? It’s Little Robin’s … Continue reading

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Boris the Cat: The Little Cat with Big Ideas by Erwin Moser

Boris the Cat: The Little Cat with Big Ideas by Erwin Moser. Translated by Alistair Beaton. NorthSouth, 2021. 9780735844544 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fiction/Short stories/Easy readers – I’m not really sure … Continue reading

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The Mountain by Rebecca Gugger, illustrated by Simon Röthlisberger

The Mountain by Rebecca Gugger, illustrated by Simon Röthlisberger. Translated by Marshall Yarbrough. NorthSouth, 2021. 9780735844575 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? A bear, … Continue reading

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Ride the Wind by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino

Ride the Wind by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino. Candlewick, 2021. 9781536212846 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? The windy coast of Chile … Continue reading

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Egg Marks the Spot by Amy Timberlake, illustrated by Jon Klassen

Egg Marks the Spot by Amy Timberlake, illustrated by Jon Klassen. Algonquin Young Readers, 2021. 9781643750064 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Advance reading copy Genre: Animal fantasy What did you like about the … Continue reading

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