Category Archives: Pets

Rica Baptista: Llamas, Iguanas, and My Vert Best Friend by Janet Costa Bates, illustrated by Gladys Jose

Rica Baptista: Llamas, Iguanas, and My Very Best Friend by Janet Costa Bates, illustrated by Gladys Jose. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536216301 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you … Continue reading

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  If I Had A Gryphon by Vikki Vansickle, illustrated by Cale Atkinson

            If I Had A Gryphon by Vikki Vansickle, illustrated by Cale Atkinson, Tundra / Penguin Random House, c2016, 2022. 9781774880913 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback Picture book Genre: Fantasy What did … Continue reading

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I’m Thinking of a Pet by Adam and Charlotte Guillain, illustrations by Lucia Gaggiotti

I’m Thinking of a Pet by Adam and Charlotte Guillain, illustrations by Lucia Gaggiotti. Nosy Crow, 2021.  9781536223941 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review):  4 Format: Board book What did you like about the book?  Each … Continue reading

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All Cats Welcome by Susin Nielsen,  illustrated by Vivian Mineker

All Cats Welcome by Susin Nielsen,  illustrated by Vivian Mineker. Atheneum Books, 2022. 9781534476974 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  Leonard the cat lives … Continue reading

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Friends Fur-ever by Saadia Faruqi

Friends Fur-ever (Must Love Pets, #1) by Saadia Faruqi. Scholastic Inc, 2022. 9781338783421 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Uncorrected proof Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  Imaan loves dogs, … Continue reading

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Rescuing Rumba: A Tale about Dog Rescue and Forever Friendship by Megan Rose, illustrated by Carolynn Lemke

Rescuing Rumba: A Tale about Dog Rescue and Forever Friendship by Megan Rose, illustrated by Carolynn Lemke. Schiffer Kids, 2021. 9780764362385  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Pet That Cat: A Handbook for Making Feline Friends by Nigel Kidd and Rachel Braunigan,  illustrated by Susann Hoffmann

Pet That Cat: A Handbook for Making Feline Friends by Nigel Kidd and Rachel Braunigan,  illustrated by Susann Hoffmann. Quirk Books, Penguin Random House, 2022. 9781683693147 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC (publication … Continue reading

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Not That Pet! by Smriti Prasadam-Halls, illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw

Not That Pet! by Smriti Prasadam-Halls, illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw. Candlewick Press, 2021. 9781536217766 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? Little Mabel is so … Continue reading

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Cat’s First Baby / Dog’s First Baby by Natalie Nelson

Cat’s First Baby (9781683692935) / Dog’s First Baby (9781683692799) by Natalie Nelson. Quirk Books, 2022. Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Board Book Genre:  Fiction/board book What did you like about the book? In these … Continue reading

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My Pet Goldfish by Catherine Rayner

My Pet Goldfish by Catherine Rayner. Candlewick, 2021. 9781536215205 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  If you’ve been waiting for the perfect book for … Continue reading

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