Book Lists

List: Animal Stories

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


The Babar Books by Laurent de Brunhoff


I'm a Little Fish


A Giraffe and a Half by Shel Silverstein


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

Guinea Pigs

The Fluffy Books by Kate McMullan, illustrated by Mavis Smith


But Not the Hippopotamus by Sandra Boynton


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


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 Moon by Jane Yolen, illustrated by John Schoenherr


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


Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros? by Shel Silverstein


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


Wally Whale and His Friends by Pam Adams and Annie Kubler