animals

picture books with animal characters

A Menagerie of Picture Books

Bears, cats, penguins, and mice dominate this menagerie of picture books. All these newly published books feature an abundance of enchanting animal characters and lively stores. Enjoy!

Read More »

Read to a Dog

Guest post by Ilene Fine, author of Brandy and Val books and pet therapy advocate. Brandy and Val are my two rescue dogs who had

Read More »
  • WELCOME

    Hi! I’m Melissa Taylor, mom, writer, & former elementary teacher & literacy trainer. I love sharing good books & fun learning resources.

    More About Me

  • STAY INFORMED
    Enter your email address to receive updates on all of our book reviews.