#animal companions

Stand By Me: 9 Familiars/Animal Companions in Literature

Familiars do more than pets in the mundane, real world. Here's a look at some widely known animal companions plus some from newer reads, including Jiji from Kiki's Delivery Service by Eiko Kadono.

A Field Guide to Literary Fantasy Animal Companions

Find some new favorite animal companions in these fantasy books, including Phoenix Extravagant by Yoon Ha Lee.

Snuggle Up With These Nine Fiction Books about Our Pets