Looking for some spring reading?
Today on the blog we’re bringing you something just a little different… a reading list! That’s right, we dug through our bookshelves to bring you just a few of our very favourite animal-related kids books.
The Rainbow Fish – This captivating children’s tale emphasizes the importance of sharing and kindness. This beautifully illustrated book is sure to be a hit with your little ones.
Oh the Pets You Can Get! – This fun-filled book by Dr. Seuss takes you to the wonderland land of Gerpletz where they know all about caring for pets! Learn more about how to care for companion animals with fun rhymes and illustrations. Even better? The book includes a visit to an animal shelter!
Memoirs of a Goldfish – This tell-all tale of a goldfish is sure to bring out some giggles. Goldfish gets tired of sharing his bowl with so many friends… but is the solitary life really for him? Find out!
Smelly Bill – Smelly Bill loves to stink! Will Great Aunt Bleach finally thwart Bill’s smelly ways?
Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes – Sometimes you gotta roll with the punches. Join Pete the Cat as he encounters life’s little changes and learns to look on the bright side.
Before You Were Mine – A great story for children with adopted pets at home, this tale features the wonderings of a young child with a new pet. What happened to the pet before they joined a new family? Why did they need a new family? This book encourages great conversations around animal welfare and empathy for everyone involved.
Don’t Lick the Dog! Combining great safe animal handling advice with fun rhymes and colourful graphics, this book is a great choice for kids and adults to enjoy together.
The Lorax – Another book by Dr. Seuss makes the list! The Lorax has been made into a movie as well, and it’s message about environmental conservation is important for children of all ages to hear.
Moving Day – Join hermit crab on his search for a new home! This lighthearted book filled with funny pictures makes it both a fun and quick read. Will hermit crab find a good new home? Only time will tell!