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Animal Stories

  • Charlotte's Web Popular Titles Penguin Random House Children's UK
    £7.99

    Charlotte's Web

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    A Puffin Book - stories that last a lifetime. Wilbur the pig's life has already been saved by Fern, but when he is sold to her uncle, he realises...

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  • A Squash and a Squeeze Popular Titles Pan Macmillan
    £6.99

    A Squash and a Squeeze

    Pan Macmillan

    Wise old man, won't you help me, please? My house is a squash and squeeze.Visit the farm in the brilliantly funny A Squash and a Squeeze, the first...

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  • Sugarlump and the Unicorn Popular Titles Pan Macmillan
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    Sugarlump and the Unicorn

    Pan Macmillan

    Follow the adventures of Sugarlump the rocking horse and a magical unicorn in this delightful rhyming story from the stellar picture book partnersh...

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  • The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark Popular Titles Egmont UK Ltd
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    The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

    Egmont UK Ltd

    A heart-warming classic full of animal antics by Jill Tomlinson. Plop, the Baby Barn Owl, is like every Barn Owl there ever was, except...

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  • Oi Cat! Popular Titles Hachette Children's Group
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    Oi Cat!

    Hachette Children's Group

    The laughter never ends with Oi Frog and Friends!This absurdly funny, rhyming read-aloud picture book is guaranteed to get children giggling!From t...

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  • Nature Stories : Contains 30 classic tales Popular Titles Hachette Children's Group
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    Nature Stories : Contains 30 classic tales

    Hachette Children's Group

    A collection of thirty wonderful stories about the nature and the countryside from one of the world's best-loved children's authors; perfect to enj...

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  • The Diary of a Killer Cat Popular Titles Penguin Random House Children's UK
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    The Diary of a Killer Cat

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    Everyone loves the wickedly dry sense of humour of The Diary of a Killer Cat by Anne Fine. Okay, Okay. So hang me. I killed the bird. For pity's sa...

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  • The Rhyming Rabbit Popular Titles Pan Macmillan
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    The Rhyming Rabbit

    Pan Macmillan

    The Rhyming Rabbit loves to make up entertaining poems, inspired by everything he sees, but the other rabbits don't appreciate his talent for rhyme...

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  • 100 Dogs Popular Titles Penguin Random House Children's UK
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    100 Dogs

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    *WINNER - Sainsbury's Children's Book Awards - Children's Book of the Year!* *WINNER - Sainsbury's Children's Book Awards - Best Picture Book!* *SH...

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  • My Favourite Dinosaur Popular Titles Pan Macmillan
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    My Favourite Dinosaur

    Pan Macmillan

    In My Favourite Dinosaur, older babies and toddlers can have lots of fun lifting the peekaboo flaps to discover what each dinosaur is doing. There ...

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  • Fantastic Mr Fox Popular Titles Penguin Random House Children's UK
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    Fantastic Mr Fox

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero - David WalliamsBoggis is an enormously fat chicken farmer who only eats boiled chickens smothered in fat...

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  • Rabbit and Bear: Attack of the Snack : Book 3 Popular Titles Hachette Children's Group
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    Rabbit and Bear: Attack of the Snack : Book 3

    Hachette Children's Group

    Gorgeously illustrated and with a classic feel, this is a brilliantly funny story of a rabbit and a bear whose happy summer day is interrupted b...

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  • Conjuror Cow Popular Titles Pan Macmillan
    £6.99

    Conjuror Cow

    Pan Macmillan

    Conjuror Cow is a brilliantly funny lift-the-flap board book by Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo, and Nick Sharratt, illustrator of You Choo...

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  • Watership Down Popular Titles Penguin Random House Children's UK
    £8.99

    Watership Down

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    A Puffin book - stories that last a lifetime. Soon to be a major TV mini-series!An epic story that has been beloved for generations, Watership D...

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  • The Go-Away Bird Popular Titles Pan Macmillan
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    The Go-Away Bird

    Pan Macmillan

    From a star picture-book partnership, Julia Donaldson and the award-winning Catherine Rayner comes a gorgeous story about friendship and working to...

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  • Little Fish and Friends: Touch and Feel Popular Titles Walker Books Ltd
    £8.99

    Little Fish and Friends: Touch and Feel

    Walker Books Ltd

    Join Little Fish and friends in this colourful, deep-sea delight with exciting textures to touch and feel on every page. Hello, I am Little Fish,...

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  • Daisy and the Trouble with Nature Popular Titles Penguin Random House Children's UK
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    Daisy and the Trouble with Nature

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    The BRAND NEW laugh-out-loud new Daisy adventure, from bestselling author of the Oi Frog series, Kes Gray. Here comes trouble! Daisy and her clas...

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  • Oi Duck-billed Platypus! Popular Titles Hachette Children's Group
    £6.99

    Oi Duck-billed Platypus!

    Hachette Children's Group

    The laughter never ends with Oi Frog and Friends!A brilliantly funny, rhyming read-aloud picture book. Jam-packed with animals and silliness! From ...

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  • Zoe's Rescue Zoo: The Scruffy Sea Otter Popular Titles Nosy Crow Ltd
    £5.99

    Zoe's Rescue Zoo: The Scruffy Sea Otter

    Nosy Crow Ltd

    Zoe is SO excited when Great Uncle Horace brings THREE gorgeous sea otter pups to live at the Rescue Zoo! The orphaned pups are very fluffy and che...

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  • Stuart Little Popular Titles Penguin Random House Children's UK
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    Stuart Little

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    A Puffin Book - stories that last a lifetime. Puffin Modern Classics are relaunched under a new logo: A Puffin Book. There are 20 titles to coll...

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  • The Good Little Wolf: A Bloomsbury Young Reader : Turquoise Book Band Popular Titles Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    £4.99

    The Good Little Wolf: A Bloomsbury Young Reader : Turquoise Book Band

    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

    A charming alternative fairy tale, ideal for practising reading with children at home or in school. Little Wolf doesn't want to be like the bad w...

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  • Peter Rabbit Hoppy Holidays Sticker Activity Book Popular Titles Penguin Random House Children's UK
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    Peter Rabbit Hoppy Holidays Sticker Activity Book

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    Join Peter Rabbit and his woodland friends as they get up to all sorts of summer fun in this jam-packed sticker book. Based on the classic tales by...

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  • The Racehorse Who Wouldn't Gallop Popular Titles Penguin Random House Children's UK
    £6.99

    The Racehorse Who Wouldn't Gallop

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    'A heart-warming story with a great girl-power message' - Jacqueline WilsonCharlie Bass is a horse-mad ten-year-old who dreams of owning her own po...

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  • Zoe's Rescue Zoo: The Messy Meerkat Popular Titles Nosy Crow Ltd
    £5.99

    Zoe's Rescue Zoo: The Messy Meerkat

    Nosy Crow Ltd

    Zoe loves living at her uncle's rescue zoo because there's always something exciting going on. And Zoe also has an amazing secret... She can actual...

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Whether you are an adult or child, reading animal stories have some wonderful benefits you may not have known. Some marvellous advantages of reading animal stories is that it allows readers to learn more about other perspectives and learn how to experience things from different sides of the story. Although many stories are almost always fiction and made up, the grief, excitement, happiness and situations happening in these stories exist in real life. The stories have replaced humans with animals yet kids can truly learn about complex emotional feelings and circumstances which can prepare them as they grow up. Some animals could go through hardships being swept away by rivers and beaten around by harsh weather conditions or suffering to find a good spot to stand in the arctic, these could all teach kids about protecting our environment. 

In animal stories, the animal kingdom replaces human society yet some of these animals portray actions and words which resembles closely to how people act. Whether it is kindness or selfish behaviours, many actions done can have a result or consequences; these can all teach kids to reflect on themselves. Animals in these stories are often found forming unexpected friendships even if their differences are huge, like lions, elephants, turtles, bears, pigs, zebras, dolphins and more, the animal kingdom showcasing differences will teach kids how to accept other people from different backgrounds with different beliefs. Animal stories allow kids to educate themselves without even realizing it, as oftentimes animal stories can keep children entertained. Kids can experience difficulty learning new words and may even find it scary to pick up a new book and to begin reading, but with a comfortable environment and a fun animal story, kids can learn effectively with fun and enjoyment. In this category, we have Oi Cat! , A Tale of Two Kitties , My Favourite Dinosaur and The Ugly Five Early Reader to name a few.