Children’s / Teenage fiction: Nature and animal stories

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A Picnic in the Rain

A rainy day in spring is the perfect time for the snail family to go out on a picnic. Carrying a basket of provisions and some toys, the snails set off under the most delightful downpour. But no sooner ...

Peggy's Impossible Tale

Peggy’s Impossible Tale is told in the voice of a remarkable guinea pig. Full of action and surprises, it is guaranteed to captivate the attention of beginning readers. Peggy learns how to communicate ...

Grandfather Bowhead, Tell Me A Story

Bowhead whales are the longest-living mammals on the planet, living over 200 years. In this heartwarming story, a grandfather bowhead recounts to his young grandchild calf all the beautiful, amazing, ...

City Day

After all the campers and hikers return to the city at the end of summer, a group of animals from the forest—Raccoon, Moose, Bear, Otter and friends—decide to pay them a visit. The animals have a ...

Hare B&B

After her parents are duped by a coyote who is a master of disguise, Harriet (“Harry” for short) and her seven younger siblings are left to fend for themselves. Their only resource is their parents’ ...

Elephants Do Not Belong in Trees

Elephants Do Not Belong in Trees. It’s not natural. It makes other animals uncomfortable. This is the story of Larry, an elephant who wanted to live in a tree. This is a story about being the new kid ...

The Winter Party

The Winter Fairy is preparing a big party. She sends Little Snowman to deliver invitations to all the animals living near the castle. The brave Little Snowman must walk a long way, convince hesitant guests, ...

AAAlligator!

A humorous tale about acceptance, social justice and keeping an open mind. Though he’s scared at first, a boy who encounters an alligator in the woods discovers all the creature wants is companionship—and ...

Goodnight, Arctic Animals

Beautifully illustrated by award-winning artist Christine Battuz, this soothing board book is perfect for sleepy little ones in need of a bedtime story and a cuddle. When darkness falls and everything ...

Horse of the River, The

Twelve-year-old Gillian has always dreamed of attending a horseback riding camp. But now that she’s going, she’s terrified. Will she make friends? Will she keep up with the other girls’ riding skills? ...