Category Archives: Animal fiction

Julius Zebra: Grapple with the Greeks! by Gary Northfield

Julius Zebra: Grapple with the Greeks! by Gary Northfield. Candlewick, 2021. 9781536215144 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Fantasy/historical What did you like about the book? Book “IV” in the series about a … Continue reading

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The Bad Mood! by Moritz Petz and illustrated by Amélie Jackowski

The Bad Mood! by Moritz Petz and illustrated by Amélie Jackowski. NorthSouth Books, c2004, 2021. 9780735844643 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 … Continue reading

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The Blind Colt – by Glen Rounds

The Blind Colt by Glen Rounds. Holiday House, c1941, 2020. 9780823443536 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction, animal stories What did you like about the book? This is the 80th … Continue reading

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A Lamb Called Lucky – by Helen Peters, illustrated by Ellie Snowdon

A Lamb Called Lucky by Helen Peters, illustrated by Ellie Snowdon. Walker Books, 2021. 9781536210286 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 book? … Continue reading

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The Infamous Ratsos: Ratty Tattletale  – Kara LaReau, illustrated by Matt Myers

The Infamous Ratsos: Ratty Tattletale  – Kara LaReau, illustrated by Matt Myers. Candlewick Press, 2021. 9781536207460 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3  Genre: realistic fiction (with animal characters)  What did you like about … Continue reading

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The Coral Kingdom – Linda Chapman, illustrated by Mirelle Ortega

The Coral Kingdom (Mermaids Rock, Book 1)  – Linda Chapman, illustrated by Mirelle Ortega. Tiger Tales, 2021. 9781680104899  Format: paperback Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: fantasy  What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Whole Whale – by Karen Yin, illustrated by Nelleke Verhoeff

Whole Whale – by Karen Yin, illustrated by Nelleke Verhoeff. Barefoot Books, 9781646861637, 2021  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book?  This effort successfully … Continue reading

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On the Way Home / Una tarde súper incréible by A. H. Benjamin, illustrated by Anne Vasko

On the Way Home (9788418133220) / Una tarde súper incréible (9788418133213) by A. H. Benjamin, illustrated by Anne Vasko. Spanish translation by Luis Amavisca. NubeOcho, 2021. Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre:  Picture … Continue reading

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Good Dog: Herd You Loud and Clear by Cam Higgins, illustrated by Ariel Landy

Good Dog: Herd You Loud and Clear by Cam Higgins, illustrated by Ariel Landy. Little Simon, 2020. 9781534479074 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: Animal fiction  What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Home is Where the Heart is – Cam Higgins, illustrated by Ariel Landy

Home is Where the Heart is (Good Dog, Book 1) – Cam Higgins, illustrated by Ariel Landy. Little Simon, 2020. 9781534479012  Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: animal fiction  What did you … Continue reading

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