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Animal character book recommendations for 13yo?

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Sanchar Fri 26-Feb-16 21:57:28

We have our nephew coming to visit from overseas in a few weeks time and I would like to buy him a few books to read while he's here that he can keep too.

I know he likes animal themed books and last time he was here he was reading a series about cats at war with other cat tribes, think it was called warrior cats, or something like that.

The only books I can think of is the redwall series but I'm not sure if they would appeal to the Xbox generation.

Can anyone recommend some animal themed books that would appeal to a 13yo boy?

Also, I found some skullduggery pleasant books in the charity shop, would this appeal too?

TheBalefulGroke Fri 26-Feb-16 22:00:42

Redwall series by Brian Jacques is what I was going to suggest!

Watershed Down and Shardik by Richard Adams?

Queen0fFuckingEverything Fri 26-Feb-16 22:01:00

Shapeshifters series by Ali Sparkes is good

Erin Hunter (author of Warrior Cats) has done a series about stray dogs too which might appeal?

TheBalefulGroke Fri 26-Feb-16 22:01:06

FFS- Watershed? DYAC! You know what I mean wink

Queen0fFuckingEverything Fri 26-Feb-16 22:01:51

Survivors, thats the other Erin Hunter series

TheBalefulGroke Fri 26-Feb-16 22:02:09

There's Varjak Paw, too, by S.F. Said, but it may be a little too young.

Sanchar Fri 26-Feb-16 22:35:15

I'll check out shapeshifters on Amazon! Maybe it'll do one of those related book searches too.

Will look at varjak paw too.

Kathsmum Sun 28-Feb-16 08:32:44

Maus is graphic novel based on

ww2 I think but uses animals instead. Sounds odd but totally works

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