Animal Stories

Cover of Animal Stories by Jane Yolen, Adam Stemple, Heidi E. Y. Stemple, and Jason Stemple

with Jane Yolen,Heidi E.Y. Stemple, and Jason Stemple
National Geographic Children’s Books 2014

Writing with my whole family was amazing. And we got a starred review from Booklist!

See also: Fly with Me

*STARRED REVIEW* “This engaging large-format volume offers 19 surprising, amusing, and endearing stories of real animals doing unusual things…Well suited to reading alone or reading aloud to younger children, this handsome book is a treasury of highly enjoyable animal stories.”


“Moments of humor, warmth, and surprise run throughout this collection.”

—Publishers Weekly

“Readers will appreciate this dynamically written collection of inspiring true animal stories. These quick, satisfying reads are accompanied by factual sidebars…Readers will enjoy this compendium and may even be motivated to seek out additional information on their favorites.”

—School Library Journal