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Book about animal for 9 yr old boy

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RillaBlythe Thu 08-Nov-12 15:47:15

Seeking books about animals for 9 year old boy. Thought of Black Brauty & Watrahip Down (two crucial keys are broken & it is not auto-correcting!) but would those be too advanced? Thank you!

thegreylady Thu 08-Nov-12 18:24:52

You might try the Redwall books by Brian Jacques.
Black Beauty might be a bit advanced as might Watership Down.
Can he free read The Wind in the Willows-never fails with dc of any age.
He might manage War Horse too.

Blu Thu 08-Nov-12 18:26:42

DS enjoyed the Humphrey Hamster books.

And some book by Roddy Doyle about a dog.

Lonecatwithkitten Thu 08-Nov-12 18:30:45

Most of the Michael Mprpugo b

Lonecatwithkitten Thu 08-Nov-12 18:31:57

Books posted too soon in particular Shadow. Charlotte's web. If magical animals are include the secret society of dragon protectors.

ja9 Thu 08-Nov-12 18:33:06

Many of Michael Morpurgo's books are about animals... Shadow is fabulous, War Horse, Dancing Bear to name a few...

ja9 Thu 08-Nov-12 18:33:37

Lonecat, great minds!

servingwench Thu 08-Nov-12 22:43:26

Born to run by Michael Morpurgo is good...

ATourchOfInsanity Thu 08-Nov-12 23:00:21

Roald Dahl - Fantastic Mr Fox or Enormous Crocodile?

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