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Fins, Wings, and Tails: The Best Pet Books for Kids


May is National Pet Month, meaning it's time to celebrate our favorite creature companions! For kids, pets offer a unique opportunity to learn the joys and challenges of caring for another living being. From guides to kittens to animal adventure picture books to poetry about pugs, NYPL has a pet book for every first time — or potential — pet owner.

Cat Talk by Patricia MacLachlan

Everything Pets by James Spears

Guide to Kittens by Ellen Miles

Guide to Puppies by Ellen Miles

Marty McGuire Has Too Many Pets! by Kate Messner

Max Has A Fish by Wiley Blevins

Pets: Peek Through Holes to Guess Who I Am by Charlie Gardner

Petting Zoo

Pug and Other Animal Poems by Valerie Worth

What Cat Is That? by Tish Rabe


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