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Freeman, Don
A dog named Flash was lazy. He decides to get a job to impress his mate. One day, he goes back to being lazy and then receives a telegram that he has become a father.

Rylant, Cynthia
Solomon Singer, alone and lonely, wanders the streets of New York City dreaming of things he will never have. He dreams of a fireplace, porch swing, a purple wall, a cat, and his boyhood home in Indiana. One night he wanders into a small restaurant where he reads on the menu that this is the place where all dreams come true.

Lubell, Winifred//Lubell, Cecil
A cat named Kira, who is very set in her ways is chased up a tree by the neighbor's dog. Kira's family tries to get her to come down but she won't until she's ready -see what the reason is.

Luttrell, Ida
Mattie takes in a possum for a new pet. She thinks that the possum is a sweet, innocent little pet, but her cat and dog know otherwise.

Hill, Eric
Curious Spot goes on a journey and meets some interesting animals that live above and below the earth. In the end, he finds his golden treat and ventures on back home. Along the way, you can lift a flap to find his friends.

Goode, Diane
Two sweet spirited, young siblings and their mischievous dog exercise their muscles and goodwill as they search for the perfect present for Mama. They experience a comic escapade through the city blocks of markets and vendors.

Day, Alexandra
A wordless book depiction of how Carl, the family dog, takes care of the baby while the mother is out.

Day, Alexandra
Carl, the dog, is left in charge of the baby, while the parents go to a masquerade party. Carl and the baby secretly go to the party also and have fun. They make it back before the parents and are asleep when the parents arrive home.

Levy, Elizabeth
Jill's dog Fletcher is not on the front steps when Jill arrives home from school, so Jill and her friend Gwen search the neighborhood for Fletcher. They believe Mr. Fernbach has Fletcher and convince Jill's mother to follow Mr. Fernbach to his studios. Fletcher is found in the studios where he is being used in a dog food commercial.

Harvey, Brett
A young girl deals with hardships and dangers when traveling. Her family moves from Illinois to California by wagon in the 1860's.

Keats, Ezra Jack
Roberto and his paper mouse saves a cat from a dog. The dog traps the cat but when the paper mouse falls, it makes a big shadow and scares away the dog.

Reeves, Katherine
Henry and his dog, Laura, live and travel with the circus. When a problem occurs with their newest member, a giraffe, Henry has to do some critical thinking to solve the problem. Henry becomes friends with the cloud eater in the process.

Schwartz, Amy
When Ruth's Aunt Essie comes for a visit, she knows for sure that she is a queen. The only problem is that Ruth has to convince her friend Maisie.

D'Aulaire, Ingri//D'Aulaire, Edgar
Foxie's master always teases her with a bone instead of feeding her. She follows her master to the city and gets lost. In her new home she gets fed well and she performs. Later, she becomes homesick and goes home to her original master.

Sendak, Maurice
Jennie is a dog who has a great master. She receives lots of love and gives a lot of love. Unfortunately, Jennie is not satisfied and runs away to find her fortune.

Pilkey, Dave
The Tosis family has a dog named Hally. Hally is a wonderful dog except that she has very bad breath. When Mr. and Mrs. Tosis cannot take Hally's bad breath anymore they decide to give her away. The kids try to fix the problem by taking her to a mountain top to see the view, a movie, and a carnival to ride a roller coaster in the hopes that they will take Hally's bad breath away but nothing works. That night two burglars break into the house but when Hally kisses them the burglars pass out from the smell and Hally and her breath are, heroes!

Rylant, Cynthia
Henry is upset because he does not have any brothers or sister to play with. His parents decide to buy him a dog. He names the dog Mudge and they have many adventures together.

Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman
Nate the Great and his dog, Sludge, look for Annie's house key which has mysteriously disappeared. Nate the Great has to solve a riddle to find the key.

Rylant, Cynthia
Henry loves his dog, Mudge, so much that he is worried about Mudge when he has to sleep outside at night. To calm his nerves, Henry decides to sleep outside with Mudge.

Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman
Nate the great attempts to solve the mystery of who is raiding Oliver's garbage. Nate encounters a skunk and a telephone pole, but it is not until he goes under the cover (lid) of the garbage that he narrows the suspects down to one - his dog, Sludge.

Alexander, Martha
Rebecca has a hard time convincing her busy family that there is a moose tearing up their garden. Rebecca runs the moose out of the garden by herself. When her family finally comes out to see what Rebecca is talking about, the moose and the garden are gone. Rebecca eventually moves onto a new project.

Carrick, Carol
Christopher's dog, Ben, has an encounter with a porcupine. Ben gets a nose full of quills. Christopher wants to protect Ben by keeping him tied up at night. Christopher's father helps him understand that Ben must learn to fend for himself. Christopher decides to let Ben go so they both would be happy.

McCutcheon, Marc
Mr. Biggins, a three-legged dog, is lost in the mountain on Christmas Eve. Grandfather and Lizzie dress warmly, pack a small bag, and head up the mountain to find their dog. They camp overnight in an igloo and find two surprises on Christmas Day.

Steig, William
Sylvester the donkey finds a magic pebble which grants him whatever he wishes. He runs into a lion and wishes that he is a rock. He turns into a rock and is unable to wish himself back. A year later, his parents find the rock while picnicing and wishes to see Sylvester again, which brings him back.

Alborough, Jez
As duck drives home in his truck, he hits a rock which leaves him stuck in the muck. Frog first tries to help, then sheep and finally goat. Working together the four animals are able to get the truck out.

Riddell, Chris
A little girl thinks that elephants are a lot of trouble. They do many annoying things, such as take all the covers at night and eat all the cupcakes. The real trouble with elephants is that you cannot help but love them.

Brunhoff, Jean de
Babar, his friends, and family go on a hike. A storm comes so they go into a castle. The children find a ghost that only they can see, and it follows them home.

Foster, Doris Van Liew
A young boy and a rabbit have a conversation about which animal they would be if they had a choice. The boy lists many animals but cannot make his mind. The rabbit decides he wants to be the Easter Bunny.

Trez, Alain//Trez, Denise
A young prince, who cannot get rid of his hiccups, is told to be frightened in order to stop them. He goes on a journey to the jungle to find a tiger who will scare him. Although he encounters the tiger many times, he is not scared. However in the end, the young prince's hiccups are gone.

Ernst, Lisa Campbell
Chuck, the squirrel, and Stuart are best friends. Their favorite place is an ancient tree in town. When Chuck and Stuart's tree is threatened of being cut down, they join together to build a park that will save the ancient tree.

Walsh, Ellen Stoll
When her gosslings hatch, Emily's friend comes to visit. When she mistakes a mouse for a fox, the real fox sets her straight when he arrives.

Tyler, Linda Wagner
At three o'clock, all the students at school went home except for a young hippopotamus. His mother did not come to pick him up so he helped out around school while he waited.

Perine, Mary
Salt boy wants to learn to rope horses. His father will not teach him until he is older and has learned to respect animals. Salt boy saves a lamb from drowning with a rope and his father agrees that he has grown up.

Rounds, Glen
The three little pigs leave home to seek their fortunes. Along the way, the big bad wolf tries to eat them. They rely on each other when their homes are destroyed and they are almost eaten by the wolf.

Johnston, Tony
A series of several short stories about two friends - a troll and a mole -that describe several adventures they go through together from losing a tooth to being afraid of the dark.

Van Leeuwen, Jean
Through four short stories, Oliver pig takes us along on his exciting first day of school and how he makes friends.

Myers, Walter Dean
A shark, elephant, and a hawk believe that each rules the earth. One day people show up and want to figure out why the animals will not share. They sit around and talk, coming up with stories to help get the animals to cooperate.

Hadithi, Mwenye
The Hippo asks Ngai, the omniscent, if he can live in the water. Ngai allows Hippo to do this if he only eats plants and not the fish. In the end, they are both happy.

Brustlein, Janice
A small bear is searching for pancakes. He goes for a walk and encounters all of his animal friends who try and help. Finally, the bear throws a party for his friends and they make pancakes.

Allard, Harry//Marshall, James
An old man and his three old pets needed someone to look after them. The wolf came and helped them get their spirits up. The man and his cats did not know that the wolf was wanted for bank robbery. The wolf was set free because he was so nice to the old man and they all lived happily ever after.

McKissack, Patricia C.
Flossie will not believe the fox is a fox until he proves it.

Lindgren, Astrid
Reynard is a hungry fox who goes to a farm to steal food. There he meets a tomten who shares his food with Reynard.

Guzzo, Sandra E.
Fox tries to earn enough money to buy a Greek fishing hat by helping out all his friends and neighbors. But, his generosity keeps him from earning the money, so his friends pull through for him in the end.

Harris, Leon
Maurice the mouse comes from the Louvre in Francis to live at a Neiman-Marcus store in America. Richard, the store's chairman, finds him and they become good friends. Maurice tries out all of the toys. When someone tries to steal a diamond necklace, Maurice catches the thief.

Shaw, Nancy
Five sheep set sail on their ship. They run into a violent storm that causes their ship to sink. The sheep escape on a life raft and drift to shore where they are safe again.

Lorenz, Lee
A bunch of farm animals take a weekend trip form the city to the country to learn about country life.

Bridwell, Norman
Timmy has a job at the zoo helping out Mr.Penny. When Mr. Penny goes out of town, his wife takes over and tries to change everything in the zoo. When Timmy tells Mr. Penny, things turn around quickly.

Lewis, J. Patrick
The safety of Princess Birgitta's kingdom is threatened when a band of outlaws come to conquer it. The brave princess outsmarts the outlaws and they are scared away by immortal goats who are really children in disguise.

Causky, Charles
Playful, humorous story in rhyme about domestic animals and the sounds they make.

Leaf, Munro
Gordon the goat learns to do his own thinking after a series of disasters when following the flock. Gordon questions his aimless following of the flock leader and learns about peer resistance.