Category Archives: Animal fiction

Beyond the Burrow by Jessica Meserve

Beyond the Burrow by Jessica Meserve, Peachtree, 2022. 9781682633755  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Picture book What did you like about the book?  It’s the illustrations that make this book so utterly … Continue reading

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A Kitten in Gooseberry Park by Cynthia Rylant, illustrated by Arthur Howard

A Kitten in Gooseberry Park by Cynthia Rylant, illustrated by Arthur Howard. Beach Lane Books, 2022. 9781534494503  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? Kona … Continue reading

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Rolo’s Story by Blake Morgan

            Rolo’s Story by Blake Morgan, tiger tales, c2020, 2022.  9781680102550 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Animal fiction What did you like about the book? Mistreated by his owner, tied up … Continue reading

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Bedtime for Duckling by Amelia Hepworth, illustrated by Anna Doherty

Bedtime for Duckling : A Peek-Through Storybook by Amelia Hepworth, illustrated by Anna Doherty. Little Tiger Press, Tiger Tales, 2022. 9781664350137 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Format: Board book What did you like about … Continue reading

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It’s OK, Slow Lizard by Yeorim Yoon, illustrated by Jian Kim

It’s OK, Slow Lizard by Yeorim Yoon, illustrated by Jian Kim. Translated by Chi-Young Kim. Restless Books, 2021. 9781632062772 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy/picture book What did you like about the … Continue reading

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The Aquanaut by Dan Santat

The Aquanaut by Dan Santat, graphix/Scholastic, 2022.  9780545497619 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Paperback graphic ARC (published March 1, 2022) Genre: Animal/Fantasy fiction What did you like about the book? Sophie’s Dad and … Continue reading

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Little Bird by Cynthia Voigt, illustrations by Lynne Rae Perkins

            Little Bird by Cynthia Voigt, illustrations by Lynne Rae Perkins, Greenwillow Books, 2020. 9780062996893 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Animal Fiction What did you like about the book? Little Bird … Continue reading

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Pax Journey Home by Sara Pennypacker, illustrated by Jon Klassen

Pax Journey Home by Sara Pennypacker, illustrated by Jon Klassen. Balzer + Bray, 2021. 9780062930347  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic What did you like about the book? This tale begins … Continue reading

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Clarice the Brave by Lisa McMann, illustrated by Antonio Caparo

Clarice the Brave by Lisa McMann, illustrated by Antonio Caparo, G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2021. 9780593323373 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Animal Fantasy What did you like about the book? Clarice … Continue reading

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Amos McGee Misses the Bus – written by Philip C. Stead, illustrated by Erin E. Stead

            Amos McGee Misses the Bus – written by Philip C. Stead, illustrated by Erin E. Stead, Roaring Brook Press, 2021. 9781250213228  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Picture book What did you … Continue reading

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