From awesome animal adventures to poignant pet tales, teen animal-lovers will adore these brilliant books. Look no further for the best animal books for teens.
When Mr Jones of Manor Farm forgets to feed his animals one day, they decide to revolt under the leadership of two pigs. The animals take over the farm, vowing to eliminate all of the unacceptable inequalities of the farmyard. The renamed 'Animal Farm' is reorganised to benefit all - but as time passes, ideals are corrupted and something new, unexpected and sinister emerges. This book is a brilliant satirical reflection of the Russian Revolution 1917 and the Stalinist era of the Soviet Union.
This magical tale follows Lyra and her 'daemon' - the animal embodiment of her inner self - who live half-wild and carefree among the scholars of Jordan College, Oxford. Lyra's destiny will take her to frozen lands, magical witch-clans and savage ice-bears. Join her on her extraordinary quest, which will have unimaginable consequences far beyond her own world...
This is the story of one boy, one boat, and one tiger, in the middle of the wild, azure Pacific. The only survivors of a shipwreck are 16-year-old Pi, a hyena, a zebra with a broken leg, a female orang-utan, and a 450-pound Royal Bengal tiger. This sets the scene for an extraordinary adventure in this much-loved work of fiction.
The delightful, emotional and hilarious book features a dog's quest to find meaning in his existence across several fun-filled lives whilst observing the human world. Perfect for dog-lovers, this book is heart-warming, funny and poignant in equal measure.
Long ago, in a time that never happened, England was teeming with wolves. However, Bonnie and her cousin Sylvia quickly realise that danger often lies closer to home. Their new governess, Miss Slighcarp, is horrible. She shuts Bonnie in a cupboard, fires the faithful servants, and sends the cousins far away, to a place they'll never be found. Can they outsmart the spiteful Miss Slighcarp and her network of dodgy dealers? This gripping adventure will captivate animal-lovers.
Black Beauty is a handsome, sweet-natured animal with a strong and courageous spirit. He lives an idyllic life in fresh green pastures with his mother, Duchess, and their kindly master. But when his owners are forced to sell him, Black Beauty goes from a tranquil life of comfort to one of hard labour and cruelty. Can he survive in the hands of men who treat animals so heartlessly? Horse fans will love this treasured classic.
Planet Earth II captivated us on TV with phenomenal footage of incredible animals and stunning landscapes. In this beautiful book, you can continue to marvel at jaw-dropping photography and fascinating facts, with over 250 breathtaking images and lots of information on different creatures and environments, from arid deserts to lush jungles.
This riveting adventure story will grip animal-lovers who enjoy a good adventure, too. The book follows Tom and Jonny, who embark on a husky safari in Finland. Meanwhile, their half-sister Grainne stays behind to face the mother who abandoned her. But Tom and Johnny are too distracted by their adventure to think of home - until they find themselves lost in the snow, and desperately struggling just to survive...
Set 70 years before Harry Potter arrived at Hogwarts, this spellbinding screenplay follows the Magizoologist Newt Scamander as he arrives in New York, intending to stay only briefly. But things soon take a surprising turn when his magical case, a portal to a haven of mysterious and wonderful creatures, is misplaced, and some of the beasts escape. A huge adventure begins, infused with danger, magic and mystery... Perfect for animal- and magic-lovers alike, this riveting story features a host of enchanting fantastical creatures.
Dog-lovers will adore this moving and uplifting book. Kate Humble examines the heart-warming relationship between humans and their dog companions. She uses her journey with sheepdog puppy Teg as the basis for her examination of the bond, analysing how it came to be that man became so close to our perfect pooch pals. Along the way, she reveals touching true tales about rescue dogs, guide dogs, service dogs and medical dogs.