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Does your child love animals? Facts about the animal kingdom? Then this list of nonfiction animal books is for them! Nonfiction for kids is not always my scene but that is actually to your benefit since it takes a really good nonfiction book to keep me engaged! I looked long and hard through the library stacks to find the best variety of nonfiction books about animals. Note: book covers and titles are affiliate links. How To Survive Like Firefly by Kristen Foote is quite a delightful and cleverly entertaining addition to the non-fiction scene that illuminates pun intended!
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Even just within this subset of fiction they fit into various categories: teaching kids about animals and how they live; showing animals as stand-ins for people, thereby illustrating something about the human condition; showing how animals and people coexist. This list could be fifteen zillion books, and it could incorporate board books, middle grade novels and nonfiction if one had the inclination. Truly, it was hard to find a stopping point in terms of the picture books, so I chose to hone in on them and then throw in a handful of easy reader titles at the end. A follow up to Some Bugs by the same author-illustrator team, this story in verse is set at a pet show being held at a city park. A great way to demonstrate for kids how animals move, make noise, eat and more. The writing is very simple and will be a delight for tiny aspiring readers, and the art is fun and vibrant. A gorgeous, resonant book that manages to be both mythic and realistic at the same time.
Picture Books About Animals
What shall I read next? Both are packed full of adventure and emotions, both are about survival and, most obviously, both are about the very special relationship between a child and an animal. In The Dancing Bear the friendship between Roxanne and Bruno, an orphaned girl and an abandoned bear cub, is tender and enriching to them both and to the rest of their village community. When a film crew arrive in the remote village wanting a dancing bear, the special value of the friendship is tested and found to be strong. Morpurgo can also add a political dimension to his stories with animals as in his recent Shadow , the story of a dog and children from Afghanistan seeking asylum and in Out of the Ashes , one of his most hard-hitting titles. Written at the time of the real events of the foot and mouth outbreak in the UK in which affected everyone living on a farm, the story is told by Becky, the daughter of a farmer and it captures her utter despair as the pigs, cows and sheep on the farm all have to be slaughtered to stop the disease spreading.