KidsPost readers share more animal books

KidsPost readers suggested other good books about animals.

There are magical animals in the Avalon: Web of Magic series by Rachel Roberts (recommended by Charlotte Braceland of Fairfax).

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BETHESDA, MD- APRIL 9:
Kids winner of Peeps contest. Six kids from this Bethesda neighborhood collaborated on the 'What Does the Peep Say?' diorama, a parody on the YouTube sensation 'What Does the Fox Say?'.
Left to right:  Zachary White (9), Zoe White (11), Caroline Roberts-Gaal (12), Lauren Gates (13), Hugo Byrne (9), Zeke White (9).
(Photo by Rebecca Drobis/ For the Washington Post)

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London cafe offers coffee, tea and cats

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A girl befriends a stray dog in Kate DiCamillo’s Because of Winn-Dixie (Sabrina McGarvey of Arnold).

If My Mom Were a Platypus by Dia Michels looks at how a variety of animals are born and grow (Jason Lopez of Clinton).

Kids transform into animals in The Invasion by K.A. Applegate (Abby Kurtz of Chevy Chase).

KeeKee’s Big Adventures in Paris, France by Shannon Jones (Emilia Williams of Orlando, Florida) follows a cat who travels in a hot-air balloon.

A rabbit named Kenny has to stop a dragon and a knight from entering a fight to the death in Kenny & the Dragon by Tony DiTerlizzi (Samantha Brem of Arlington).

Urban Animals by Isabel T. Hill (Kenan Pratt of New York City) explores the decorative stone animals that are carved into buildings around New York.

Colin Meloy’s Wildwood (Sydney Sloat of Haymarket) is the story of a girl whose brother has been kidnapped by crows.

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Two sheep and a flock of turkeys are missing in Escape From Silver Street Farm (ages 6 to 9) by Nicola Davies. This follow-up to Davies’s “Welcome to Silver Street Farm” is a tale of three kids — Meera, Karl and Gemma — who are about to open a farm in the city. Just before the grand opening, several of the animals disappear. The kids, the farm’s adult manager and a ram named Kenny must track them down.

 
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