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Animal Books Every Child Should Read


"Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened," said a wise person. Most children are fond of animals and love hearing stories and folk tales about them. Many ancient traditions and moral teachings  around the world are explained through stories, in which some of the important characters are animals. The tortoise that teaches patience, the dog that tells us about loyalty and the squirrel whose existence is threatened because of humans. 

Story books that feature animals as the main character appeal to children and that is why, we have compiled this interesting list of animal books that your child will love, in this ClipBook. Read on.           


Books For Children Who Love Animals

Most children love animals and find it fascinating to read stories about them. These animal-friendly books are funny, sad, thoughtful, talk about courage and many more things. Most importantly they teach compassion towards living beings.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty, the fictional autobiography of a talking horse, was published in 1877 and remains a favourite children's book to this day. The book recounts the life of a horse and the struggles he has to overcome, right from his carefree days to pu...

Animalium By Katie Scott And Jenny Broom

Animalium is a children's picture book designed to recreate the experience of visiting a museum. This elegant, eye-catching book explores the animal kingdom through gorgeously detailed pen-and-ink illustrations and is sure to be a hit with your ch...

Charlotte’S Web By E.B. White

Charlotte’s Web is a popular children’s novel. The work focuses on the themes of friendship, sacrifice and loyalty, which are addressed by way of talking animals. This makes Charlotte’s Web an animal fable. The main protagonist in the book is a pi...

White Fang By Jack London

White Fang by Jack London is one of the best children books ever written. Jack London uses his unique style of writing to describe the animals and their surroundings in a very interesting manner. It is the tale of a dog born in the wild and eventu...

Wind In The Willows By Kenneth Grahame

One of the most celebrated works of classic literature for children, The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame remains a timeless tale of camaraderie, loyalty, and bravery. Parents need to know that the beautifully written, richly inventive adven...

Watership Down By Richard Adams

Richard Adams's Watership Down is a timeless classic and one of the most loved novels of all time. Set in England's Downs, a once idyllic rural landscape, this stirring tale of adventure, courage and survival follows a band of very special creatur...

Where The Red Ferns Grow By Wilson Rawls

Where the Red Fern Grows is a beloved classic for children and teaches important lessons. The story of a young man's relationship with his two Coonhound hunting dogs has delighted generations of readers since it was first published in 1961.

Animal Farm By George Orwell

Animal Farm by George Orwell is an allegorical work of fiction. Depicting rising revolt among the animals, who wish to take over the humans, the author wrote one of the best satires of the era. Both children and adults will love it.

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