Animal-Fantasy

  • Poppy by Avi

    Poppy the deer mouse urges her family to move next to a field of corn big enough to feed them all forever, but Mr. Ocax, a terrifying owl, has other ideas.

  • Runt by Marion Dane Bauer

    Four healthy wolf pups are born one spring. And then one final, undersized pup emerges-Runt. Despite his size, Runt manages to keep up with his brothers and sisters and learn the ways of the pack.

  • The World According to Humphrey by Betty Birney

    You can learn a lot about life by observing another species.  That's what Humphrey was told when he was first brought to Room 26.  

  • The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary

    Tiny Ralph S. Mouse lives in a mouse hole in Room 215 of the Mountain View Inn. Life becomes downright thrilling when Keith and his family stop at the inn for a few days, and Keith lets Ralph ride his toy motorcycle.

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl

    Three farmers, each one meaner than the other, try all-out warfare to get rid of the fox and his family.

  • The Cheshire Cheese Cat by Carmen Agra Deedy

    An alley cat with an embarrassing secret longs to escape his street-cat life. He hopes to trade London's damp alleyways for the warmth of ye olde Cheshire Cheese Inn.

  • The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo

    A mouse, a rat, and a slow-witted serving girl are embark on a journey that will lead them down into a horrible dungeon, up into a glittering castle, and, ultimately, into each other's lives.

  • Bunnicula by Deborah and James Howe

    It all begins when the Monroes go to see the movie Dracula. At the theater, Toby finds something on his seat -- a baby rabbit, which the family takes home and names Bunnicula.

  • Into the Wild by Erin Hunter

    A new fantasy series kicks off as four powerful clans of warrior cats coexist in uneasy harmony in the forest.

  • The Quest Begins by Erin Hunter

    Three young bears from different species--black, polar, and grizzly--are separated from their families when they are just young cubs. They find themselves brought together on a perilous journey.

  • Babe: the Gallant Pig by Dick King-Smith

    When Babe arrives at Hogget Farm, Mrs. Hogget's thoughts turn to sizzling bacon and juicy pork chops--until he reveals a surprising talent for sheepherding, that is.

  • The Capture by Kathryn Lasky

    When Soren, a barn owl, is pushed from his family's nest by his older brother, he is rescued from certain death on the forest floor by agents from a mysterious school for orphaned owls, St. Aggie's.

  • Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien

    Having no one to help her with her problems, a widowed mouse visits the rats whose former imprisonment in a laboratory made them wise and long lived.

  • Silverwing by Kenneth Oppel

    Shade is a young bat, the runt of the Silverwing colony. When he gets lost during a perilous migration he must prove his strength to find his flock again.

  • The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden

    After Chester lands, in the Times Square subway station, he makes himself comfortable in a nearby newsstand and makes three new friends.

  • Abel's Island by William Steig

    One stormy August day, furious flood water carries a mouse named Abel off and dumps him on an uninhabited island.

  • Young Fredle by Cynthia Voigt

    Fredle, a mouse, is an earnest young fellow suddenly cast out of his cozy home behind the kitchen cabinets--into the outside.