Animals have appeared in many of our most favorite classic tales. Jack London, Mark Twain, Charles Dickens, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Rudyard Kipling and others have created unforgettable stories. Discover unforgettable animal characters with these animal tales. Read on.
Rudyard Kipling. Random House. From the publisher: "Eighteen wonderful stories (with line drawings throughout) from all over the world capture the universal appeal of that noblest of animals, the horse. Authors include James Herriot, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Rudyard Kipling, and many others."
3. Lost Worldby Arthur Conan Doyle. Random House. From the publisher: "Seemingly impossible to penetrate, this lost world holds great danger for the four men, whether from fiendish ape-men or terrifying prehistoric creatures. Arthur Conan Doyle's classic tale of adventure and discovery still excites the reader today just as dinosaurs continue to grip the popular imagination."
4. Animal Farmby George Orwell. Everyman's Library. From the publisher: "A fable about an uprising of farm animals against their human masters, it illustrates how new tyranny replaces old in the wake of revolutions and power corrupts even the noblest of causes."
6. Old Yellerby Fred Gipson. HarperCollins. From the publisher: "When a novel like 'Huckleberry Finn,' or 'The Yearling,' comes along it defies customary adjectives because of the intensity of the respouse it evokes in the reader. Such a book, we submit, is Old Yeller; to read this eloquently simple story of a boy and his dog in the Texas hill country is an unforgettable and deeply moving experience."
7. Yearlingby N.C. Wyeth, Marjorie Rawlings, and Edward Shenton (Illustrator). Simon & Schuster. From the publisher: "An instant bestseller when it was released in 1938, this Pulitzer Prize winner has been read and loved across the nation for more than fifty years."
John Steinbeck. Penguin. From the publisher: "Raised on a ranch in northern California, Jody is well-schooled in the hard work and demands of a rancher's life. He is used to the way of horses, too; but nothing has prepared him for the special connection he will forge with Gabilan, a hot-tempered pony his father gives him."