Today, we will look at some of the most rarely seen and fascinating animals known to man, the animal agents. Animal Agents live in many environments, but a place where you are certain to find them is Brighton and Hove Libraries. Let us begin my top 10 animal books.
10. The Terrible Tales of the Teenytinysaurs! By Gary Northfield
A very funny graphic novel about a group of dinosaurs (Dave, a tyrannosaurus) and their misadventures in prehistoric times. With tales such as the horn fairy and snot monsters, this is a hilariously enjoyable prehistoric book. Available from Brighton and Hove Libraries, this book is suitable for readers aged 6+. Link here
9. Apocalypse Bow Wow!/Apocalypse Miaow Miaow! By James Proimos III and James Proimos Jr
A graphic novel duology following a group of dogs (and a cat) in a post-apocalyptic world lacking humans. As they search for twonkies and friends in this strange new world, will they be able survive? Suitable for readers aged 8+. Links here and here
8. Angry Animals by Nick Arnold and Tony De Saulles
An instalment in the massively popular Horrible Science series, this particular volume presents some of the most dangerous and deadly animals known to man, such as lions, tigers, crocodiles, komodo dragons, sharks, piranhas, snakes, elephants, rhinos, wolves and bears as they compete in a competition to see which is the cruellest creature. If you like some fun and humour with your facts, this is the animal book for you. Suitable for readers aged 9+. Link here. Also check out Horrible Science Nasty Nature (link here) and Horrible Geography Handbooks Wild Animals for more fun facts about animals (link here).
7. Deadly Fact Books
Spin-offs of the Deadly 60 TV Series, these factbooks cover various groups of animals such as reptiles and amphibians, mammals, insects and spiders and many more. If you want to know what are the deadliest animals in the world, this series is for you. Suitable for readers aged 8+. Link here.
6. Good Dog, Bad Dog- Double Identity
McBoo and Bergman, the two greatest canine cops in all of Muttropolis, return in this adventure that has them investigating death threats and a bombing at a movie studio. Suitable for readers aged 7+. Link here
5. Martin Brown’s lesser spotted animals.
Martin Brown, Illustrator of the Horrible histories books, has written his own book about obscure and unusual animals that you’ve probably never heard of. Suitable for readers aged 7+. Link here
4. National Geographic Kids Deadly Predators
National Geographic discusses some of the deadliest animals on the planet, with photographs of predators with informative texts written to inspire, inform, and excite young readers. Suitable for readers aged 5+. Link here
3. Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot Series
From Dav Pilkey, creator of Captain Underpants, comes the story of a young boy mouse and his robot friend, as they fight giant monsters from across the solar system. Suitable for readers 6+. Link Here.
2. Superfrog! By Michael Foreman
Little Frank lives in Pond City, where life among the lilies couldn’t be better … during the day, that is. At night time the pond folk quiver in their slippery skins as slimy bug-eyed monsters emerge from the watery underworld. One night, their dastardly deeds go too far, and Little Frank decides enough is enough. Can he stop the creepy crooks once and for all? Suitable for readers aged 4+.
1. The Adventures of Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties
Another book by Dav Pilkey, this follows the adventures of the Heroic Dog man as he has deal with both his archenemy Petey the Cat and a brand new kitten! Will he Succeed? Suitable for readers 6+. link here
So that’s it for my top 10 Animal Books. Thanks for reading, and see you next time!
Carlos, Young Volunteer, Brighton & Hove Libraries