Animal Lovers

Mercy Watson to the Rescue
by Kate DiCamillo

After Mercy the pig snuggles to sleep with the Watsons, all three awaken with the bed teetering on the edge of a big hole in the floor. Book 1 of the Mercy Watson series.

The Puppy Place: Bella
by Ellen Miles

Lizzie is at the animal shelter when an emergency case is brought in. Bella, a newborn cocker spaniel, is not doing well. She’s way too small and has a hard time eating. Lizzie’s heart melts for the puppy but she’s never taken care of a dog this young before. Will Lizzie be able to nurse this poor pup back to health? Part of The Puppy Place series.

Lily, who works at a riding stable and wants a pony of her own, helps a magic puppy that is really a wolf in disguise, and in return he uses his magic to help her get a pony. Part of the Magic Puppy series.

Having a Bloomtastic Festival at school to celebrate spring is a great idea–but Eva Wingdale, a young owl, discovers that it is also a lot of work, and there is nothing wrong with asking her friends for help. Book 1 of the Owl Diaries series.

Bad Kitty Gets a Bath
by Nick Bruel

Takes a humorous look at the normal way cats bathe, why it is inappropriate for humans to bathe that way, and the challenges of trying to give a cat a real bath with soap and water. Includes fun facts, glossary, and other information. Part of the Bad Kitty series.

The Chicken Squad
by Doreen Cronin

Dirt, Sweetie, Poppy, and Sugar might be chicks, but they sure aren’t chicken. They’re the Chicken Squad, and it’s up to them to figure out what Tail, the not-so-brave squirrel, is so afraid of. Book 1 of the Chicken Squad series.