#animals

A Plea for Well-Rounded Animal Characters

Many of us have important bonds with non-humans; so, where are all the well-rounded animal characters?

Fantasy, Folklore, and Sentient Animals: The Perfect Recipe for Winter Reading

Deep, introspective fantasy with hints of folklore and myth with sentient animals as either the main character or as a significant supporting character.

100 Must-Read Books Featuring Animals in the Title

A list of 100 books from several different genres and for different age groups that feature a critter of some kind in the title.

Read These Books About Foxes to Celebrate Fox Day

Celebrate fox day with, well, some fox books.

8 Books Featuring Endangered, Threatened, or Extinct Animals

Novels about animals that might not be around much longer (or aren't around anymore).

Sympathy for the Trees and Empathy in Children’s Books

On the children's books that teach kids to care about the world around them.

Finding Lessons in Compassion in Children’s Books

On finding two important lessons of compassion in reading.

10 Fascinating Books About Animals for Animal Lovers

Have you ever wondered what shellfish feel? Whether wolves have a conscience? How squirrels survive the winter? Check out these 10 fascinating animal books!

My Favourite Books About Animals

One Rioter on their favorite books about animals.

Fantasy Familiars: Choosing One’s Animal Companions

A guide to choosing one's animal companions, courtesy of your favorite books.