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Animal Stories - fantasy
Imaginative stories about talking animals and other fantastical creatures.
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FANTASY
  Cover Art: The Underneath Appelt, Kathi
The Underneath
An old hound that has been chained up at his hateful owner's run-down shack, and two kittens born underneath the house, endure separation, danger, and many other tribulations in their quest to be reunited and free.
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  Cover Art: Poppy Avi
Poppy
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. First book in the Tales from Dimwood Forest series.
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  Cover Art: Tumtum and Nutmeg : Adventures Beyond Nutmouse Hall Bearn, Emily
Tumtum and Nutmeg : Adventures Beyond Nutmouse Hall
Wealthy, married mice Tumtum and Nutmeg find adventure when they secretly try to help two human siblings who live in a tumbledown cottage with their absent-minded inventor father. Sequel: The Rose Cottage Tales.
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  Cover Art: Malcolm at Midnight Beck, W. H.
Malcolm at Midnight
Malcolm, a smaller than average rat, loves life at McKenna School and the secret society of classroom pets that keep children out of trouble, but when Aggy the iguana disappears Malcolm must use all of his ratty persistence to prove his innocence and save her.
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  Cover Art: A Bear Called Paddington Bond, Michael
A Bear Called Paddington
A very small bear found by Mr. and Mrs. Brown at Paddington station becomes one of the family. The first book about Paddington Bear.
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  Cover Art: Mousenet Breitrose, Prudence E.
Mousenet
Sent to live with her chef father and his wife in Oregon after having stayed with her inventor uncle and scientist mother in Cincinnati, ten-year-old misfit Megan is lonely until she starts working with some computer-savvy mice to try to save Mouse Nation--and the planet. Sequel: Mousemobile.
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  Cover Art: The Mouse and the Motorcycle Cleary, Beverly
The Mouse and the Motorcycle
A reckless young mouse named Ralph makes friends with a boy in room 215 of the Mountain View Inn and discovers the joys of motorcycling.
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  Cover Art: A Nest for Celeste Cole, Henry
A Nest for Celeste
Celeste, a mouse longing for a real home, becomes a source of inspiration to teenaged Joseph, assistant to the artist and naturalist John James Audubon, at a New Orleans, Louisiana, plantation in 1821.
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  Cover Art: Fantastic Mr. Fox Dahl, Roald
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Three farmers, each one meaner than the other, try all-out warfare to get rid of the fox and his family.
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  Cover Art: The Cats of Tanglewood Forest De Lint, Charles
The Cats of Tanglewood Forest
Twelve-year-old Lillian, an orphan who loves roaming the woods looking for fairies when her chores are done, is bitten by a deadly snake and saved by the magical forest creatures when they turn her into a kitten.
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  Cover Art: The Cheshire Cheese Cat : a Dickens of a Tale Deedy, Carmen Agra
The Cheshire Cheese Cat : a Dickens of a Tale
A community of mice and a cheese-loving cat form an unlikely alliance at London's Cheshire Cheese, an inn where Charles Dickens finds inspiration and Queen Victoria makes an unexpected appearance.
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  Cover Art: The Tale of Despereaux DiCamillo, Kate
The Tale of Despereaux
The adventures of Desperaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin.
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  Cover Art: Kenny and the Dragon DiTerlizzi, Tony
Kenny and the Dragon
Book-loving Kenny the rabbit has few friends in his farming community, so when one, bookstore owner George, is sent to kill another, gentle dragon Grahame, Kenny must find a way to prevent their battle while satisfying the dragon-crazed townspeople. He stages a play of the legendary showdown between St. George and the dragon.
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  Cover Art: The Familiars Epstein, Adam Jay
The Familiars
A scrappy alley cat named Aldwyn passes himself off as a magical animal companion to Jack, a young wizard in training, but must convince his fellow "familiars" that he is authentic. First book in the Familiars series.
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  Cover Art: Mouseheart Fiedler, Lisa
Mouseheart
The Warriors series meets Redwall in this first book in an epic animal adventure series set in the subway tunnels of Brooklyn. Hopper is just an ordinary pet shop mouse before he escapes. Soon he finds himself below the bustling streets of Brooklyn, deep within the untamed tangles of transit tunnels, and in Atlantia, a glorious utopian rat civilization. But all is not what it seems. Soon, Hopper is caught in the crosshairs of a colossal battle, one that crosses generations and species.
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  Cover Art: The Wind in the Willows Grahame, Kenneth
The Wind in the Willows
This reissue of the classic animal story featuring friends Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger celebrates the book's seventy-fifth anniversary.
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  Cover Art: The Vanishing Holt, Christopher
The Vanishing
When all the humans in his world disappear, Max, a yellow Labrador Retriever, begins the search for his family. He knows that if he can just find Madame Curie, a wise, old black Lab, she'll be able to help. Madame had a premonition of astonishing events to come -- she might know where Max's family is. But Max can't make the journey alone. Joined by friends Rocky and Gizmo, Max sets off to find Madame. Along the way, the trio must face a pack of angry wolves, forage for food in a land where kibble is akin to gold, befriend a house full of cats, and outsmart a gang of subway rats. Book one of the Last Dogs series.
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  Cover Art: Mr. and Mrs. Bunny : Detectives Extraordinaire Horvath, Polly
Mr. and Mrs. Bunny : Detectives Extraordinaire
Middle-schooler Madeline's hippy parents have been kidnapped from Hornby Island, Canada, by foxes and Madeline, upon discovering that she can understand animal languages, hires two rabbit detectives to find them.
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  Cover Art: Bunnicula: a Rabbit Tale of Mystery Howe, Deborah
Bunnicula: a Rabbit Tale of Mystery
Though scoffed at by Harold the dog, Chester the cat tries to warn his human family that their foundling baby bunny must be a vampire. First of the Bunnicula books.
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  Cover Art: The Dragon of Cripple Creek Howell, Troy
The Dragon of Cripple Creek
When Kat, her father, and brother visit an old gold mine that has been turned into an amusement park, she falls down a shaft and meets an ancient dragon, the last of his kind, and inadvertently triggers a twenty-first century gold rush.
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