Book Lists

List: Animal Stories

These are stories about animals and their people. Links of titles go to the page for the book on Amazon.com. Links on authors or illustrators go to my review page for them.

Aligators

May I Please Have a Cookie? by Jennifer E. Morris

Bugs

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
The Bugs in Boxes Books by David A. Carter
Richard Scarry's Lowly Worm Word Book by Richard Scarry

Cats

Charlie Anderson by Barbara Abercrombie, illustrated by Mark Graham
Kate, the Cat and the Moon by David Almond and Stephen Lambert
Sneakers, the Seaside Cat by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Anne Mortimer
A Job for Wittilda by Caralyn and Mark Buehner
Have You Seen My Cat? by Eric Carle
Where are Custard and Pupcake? by Justine Fontes, illustrated by Josie Yee
Millions of Cats by Wanda Gag
Three Little Kittens by Paul Galdone
Kitten's First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes
The Warriors Series by Erin Hunter
The Merry Chase by Clement Hurd
Me and My Cat by Satoshi Kitamura
Fat Cat by Margaret Read MacDonald, illustrated by Julie Paschkis
The Mr. Putter and Tabby Series by Cynthia Rylant, illustrated by Arthur Howard
The Cat in the Hat Books by Dr. Seuss

Chickens

Chicken Little
The Little Red Hen
Hen on the Farm by Lucy Cousins

Cows

Adventures of Cow by Lori Korchek, illustrated by Marshall Taylor
Myron's Magic Cow by Marlene Newman, illustrated by Jago

Dogs

The Day the Dog Dressed Like Dad by Tom Amico and James Proimos
Doggies by Sandra Boynton
The First Dog by Jan Brett
The Clifford Books by Norman Bridwell
Superdog: The Heart of a Hero by Caralyn Buehner, illustrated by Mark Buehner
The Biscuit Series by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illustrated by Pat Schories
Where are Custard and Pupcake? by Justine Fontes, illustrated by Josie Yee
The Pepper Books by Dick Gackenbach
The Magically Mysterious Adventures of Noelle the Bulldog by Gloria Estefan, illustrated by Michael Garland
Bark, George by Jules Feiffer
The Gift of the Sacred Dog by Paul Goble
The Spot Books by Eric Hill
Are You Sleepy Yet, Petey? by Marie Hodge, illustrated by Renee Graef
The Merry Chase by Clement Hurd
The Kipper Series by Mick Inkpen
Whistle for Willie by Ezra Jack Keats
Pat the Puppy by Edith Kunhardt
Please, Puppy, Please by Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee, illustrated by Kadir Nelson
The Poky Little Puppy by Janette Sebring Lowrey, illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren
The Boomer Series by Constance W. McGeorge, illustrated by Mary Whyte
Poodlena by E. B. McHenry
The Martha Books by Susan Meddaugh
Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann
The Skippyjon Jones Books by Judy Schachner
The Puppy Tales Books by Hans Wilhelm
The Harry the Dirty Dog Books by Gene Zion, illustrated by Margaret Bloy Graham

Donkeys

Eeyore Has a Birthday by A. A. Milne, illustrated by Ernest H. Shephard

Ducks

The Ugly Duckling by Hans Christian Andersen
10 Little Rubber Ducks by Eric Carle
Make Way For Ducklings by Robert McCloskey
The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck by Beatrix Potter

Elephants

The Babar Books by Laurent de Brunhoff

Fish

I'm a Little Fish

Giraffes

A Giraffe and a Half by Shel Silverstein

Gorillas

Good Morning, Gorillas by Mary Pope Osborne, Illustrated by Sal Murdocca

Guinea Pigs

The Fluffy Books by Kate McMullan, illustrated by Mavis Smith

Hippopotami

But Not the Hippopotamus by Sandra Boynton

Horses

Billy and Blaze by C. W. Anderson
Magnus athe the Fire by Jennifer Armstrong, illustrated by Owen Smith
National Velvet by Enid Bagnold
The Pony Pals Series by Jeanne Betancourt
Fritz and the Beautiful Horses by Jan Brett
The Chestnut Hill Series by Lauren Brooke
The Heartland Series by Lauren Brooke
Strawberry Shortcake's Filly Friends by Megan E. Bryant
The Thoroughbred Series by Joanna Campbell, etc.
Horse Tales by June Crebbin, illustrated by Inga Moore
The Phantom Stallion Series by Terri Farley
The Black Stallion Series by Walter Farley
The Little Black Series by Walter Farley
My Friend Flicka by Mary O'Hara
King of the Wind: The Story of the Godolphin Arabian by Marguerite Henry
The Misty Series by Marguerite Henry
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
The Kaya Series by Janet Shaw
Meet Felicity by Valerie Tripp

Mice

The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff, illustrated by Felicia Bond

Owl

Owl Moon by Jane Yolen, illustrated by John Schoenherr

Rabbits

The Bunnykins Books
Goodnight Moon by Margaret Weis Brown, illustrated by Clement Hurd
Pat the Bunny by Dorothy Kunhardt
The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
The Tale of Benjamin Bunny by Beatrix Potter
The Pudgy Bunny Book by Ruth Sanderson
The Velveteen Rabbit by Marjorie Williams, illustrated by William Nicholson

Rhinoceroses

Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros? by Shel Silverstein

Tigers

Tigger Has Breakfast by A. A. Milne, illustrated by Ernest H. Shephard

Whales

Wally Whale and His Friends by Pam Adams and Annie Kubler