#animals

Riot Recommendation: 25 of Your Favorite Stories About Animals!

Whether they're tear-jerker children's books or a mystery novel with a sassy talking cat, here are your favorite books about animals!

6 Books to Read After Watching MY OCTOPUS TEACHER

A nonfiction reading list about animals for fans of My Octopus Teacher that honor the film’s message and theme, including The Book of Eels: Our Enduring Fascination with the Most Mysterious Creature in the Natural by Patrik Svensson.

6 of the Best Children’s Books About Hero Pets

They're more than our furry friends; they're heroes! Read about the heroics of the animals in these children's books about hero pets.

7 Science Board Books in English and/or Spanish

Science is all around us! These science board books will help introduce it to your little one, including Mis Primeros Heroes: Cientificos by Nila Aye, whether you speak Spanish, English, or both.

10 Middle Grade Books For Animal Lovers

From cats to birds to dragons, there's a great book about animals out there for every young reader. Find one among these middle grade books about animals.

18 Bookish Gifts for Animal Lovers (and Pets!)

Here's a roundup of ideas for literary gifts for animal lovers (and their pets), particularly great for the upcoming holiday season!

5 of the Most Useful Animal Sidekicks in Fiction

One can only hope that, should you find yourself in a fictional universe, you'll be graced with the assistance of one of these animal sidekicks.

Pointers For Actually Keeping Literary Pets

Looking for literary pets? We've got some pointers on how to keep the animals you've read about and loved from the page! Get those meat snacks ready.

18 Great Graphic Novels and Comics About Animals

If you love animal characters but loathe stories where they're imperiled, check out these delightful (and upbeat!) comics about animals.

The More You Know: 21 Best Nonfiction Books for Kindergarten

Bugs to bunnies, dinosaurs to sharks, and everything in between. These are the best nonfiction books for kindergarten libraries.