Animals

Animals are multicellular, eukaryotic organisms of the kingdom Animalia (also called Metazoa). All animals are motile, meaning they can move spontaneously and independently, at some point in their lives. Their body plan eventually becomes fixed as they develop, although some undergo a process of metamorphosis later on in their lives. All animals are heterotrophs: they must ingest other organisms or their products for sustenance.

We Love You, Charlie Freeman
The Genius of Birds
The Wild Robot
The New Guy (and Other Senior Year Distractions)
Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?
Horrible Bear!
Fluffy Strikes Back
The Most Perfect Thing: Inside (and Outside) a Bird's Egg
Little Red
Rescued (Ape Quartet #3)
Pipsie, Nature Detective: The Lunchnapper
Heart of a Lion: A Lone Cat’s Walk Across America
Flora and the Peacocks
Good Night Owl
One Wild Bird at a Time: Portraits of Individual Lives
The Wild Robot
The Bear and the Piano
The Apprentice's Quest (Warriors: A Vision of Shadows, #1)
Spill Simmer Falter Wither
The White Cat and the Monk: A Retelling of the Poem "Pangur Bán"
Horrible Bear!
Ideas Are All Around
Maybe a Fox
When Spring Comes
Black Cat Crossing  (A Bad Luck Cat Mystery #1)
The Fox and the Star
The Shepherd's Life: A People's History of the Lake District
The Princess in Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde (The Princess in Black, #3)
Little Red
Yaks Yak: Animal Word Pairs
Watership Down by Richard AdamsRedwall by Brian JacquesAnimal Farm by George OrwellMrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'BrienThe Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
Best Anthropomorphic Animal Books
233 books — 179 voters

Animal Farm by George OrwellHarry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. RowlingThe Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. LewisTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeOf Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
Species and Animals in Titles
519 books — 115 voters
Wood, Talc and Mr. J by Chris   RoseTagged by Joseph M. ChironAnissa's Redemption by Zack LoveThe Syrian Virgin by Zack LoveSex in the Title by Zack Love
Amazing Reads
191 books — 119 voters

The Cat in the Hat by Dr. SeussKitten's First Full Moon by Kevin HenkesMillions of Cats by Wanda GágPuss in Boots by Charles PerraultThe Tale of Tom Kitten by Beatrix Potter
Picture Books about Cats
366 books — 172 voters
Dewey by Vicki MyronThe Cat in the Hat by Dr. SeussOld Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T.S. EliotAlice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis CarrollThe Complete Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson
Great "Cat" Books
1,047 books — 592 voters

Charlotte's Web
Watership Down
Marley and Me: Life and Love With the World's Worst Dog
The Art of Racing in the Rain
All Creatures Great and Small
Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World
Animal Farm
The Call of the Wild
Black Beauty
The One and Only Ivan
Where the Red Fern Grows
White Fang
All Things Bright and Beautiful
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
The Tale of Despereaux


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Her Favorite Books About Dogs: The animal-loving New Yorker writer shares her top canine reads in honor of her new biography of Hollywood star Rin Tin Tin.
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Josh Billings
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.
Josh Billings

Leo Tolstoy
A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite. And to act so is immoral.
Leo Tolstoy

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