Animals (Fiction)

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Bear Despair (Stories Without Words) Cover Image
By Gaetan Doremus (Created by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781592701254
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - September 4th, 2012

Colorful cross-hatched line illustrations tell the wordless story of Bear, who gobbles up a series of thieves who stole his teddy bear (4-8).

 


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Bear Has a Story to Tell Cover Image
By Philip C. Stead, Erin E. Stead (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781596437456
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 4th, 2012

Bear bids farewell to his animal friends as they prepare for winter. Soft, impressionistic illustrations (4-7).

 


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Charlie and the Christmas Kitty (Charlie the Ranch Dog) Cover Image
By Ree Drummond, Diane deGroat (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780061996573
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Published: HarperCollins - September 25th, 2012

Charlie is an established ranch dog; a soft, furry new Christmas gift takes him some getting used to. Playful watercolor and digital art (5-9).


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Dog in Charge Cover Image
By K. L. Going, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780803734791
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Published: Dial Books - May 10th, 2012

Can this “good, smart, very best dog” control five mischievous cats? Beautifully illustrated (5-7).

 


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Homer Cover Image
By Elisha Cooper, Elisha Cooper (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062012487
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Published: Greenwillow Books - May 29th, 2012

Homer is a dog who knows what is important—his beloved family and his home. Watercolor and pencil illustrations (5-7).


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It's All about Me-Ow: A Young Cat's Guide to the Good Life Cover Image
By Hudson Talbott, Hudson Talbott (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780399254031
Availability: Backordered
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 13th, 2012

Amusing watercolors and ink illustrations help explain how cats manage to charm their humans (5-8).

 


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It's Milking Time Cover Image
By Phyllis Alsdurf, Steve Johnson (Illustrator), Lou Fancher (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780375869112
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - April 24th, 2012

A girl works closely with her dad in the milking process from field to table. Full-page illustrations (4-8).


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Mossy Cover Image
By Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399257827
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 18th, 2012

A turtle with a garden growing on her shell is caught and put in a nature museum. Realizing that she is sad, Tory arranges for her to go back to her Lilypad Pond. Watercolor and gouache illustrations (6-9).


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Obi: Gerbil on a Mission Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780803737273
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Published: Dial Books - April 12th, 2012

Jealous when Kenobi, a puppy, joins the household, Obi tricks him into leaving the house alone. But when Kenobi gets lost, a guilt-stricken Obi sets out to find him. Black-and-white cartoonlike illustrations (7–9).

 


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Oh, No! Cover Image
By Candace Fleming, Eric Rohmann (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780375842719
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Published: Schwartz & Wade Books - September 11th, 2012

After some animals fall down a hole, a tiger thinks he will have a tasty feast—but will he? Lovely whimsical relief prints (5-7).

 


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Seababy: A Little Otter Returns Home Cover Image
By Ellen Levine, Jon Van Zyle (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780802798084
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Walker & Company - March 13th, 2012

A baby otter gets separated from its mother in a storm but is rescued and adopted by a human and a new sea otter mother. Appealing colorful acrylics (5-8).

 


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Too Tall Houses Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780670013142
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2012

Friendship quickly turns to competition between friends when Rabbit’s garden blocks out Owl’s view. Expressive gouache and pencil illustrations (5-7).

 


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