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Simon's Cat

Joe Grey, Feli...

Celebrate Eart...

...a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read. --Groucho Marx
Celebrate our furry and feathery friends with these books.

 

Sounds from The Great Animal Orchestra (Enhanced): Earth

di Bernie Krause

Musician and naturalist Bernie Krause is one of the world's leading experts in natural sound, and he's spent his life discovering and recording nature's rich chorus. Searching far beyond our modern world's honking...


Simon's Cat

Simon's Cat #1

di Simon Tofield

Simon Tofield's animations have taken YouTube by storm. Now, the feline Internet phenomenon makes his way onto the page in this first-ever book based on the popular animated series. SIMON'S CAT depicts and exaggerates...


The Philosopher's Dog: Friendships with Animals

di Raimond Gaita

The philosopher Raimond Gaita has always been fascinated by animals– their obvious intelligence and disturbing brutality, their uncanny responsiveness to our moods and needs, the deep feelings they elicit...


A Lion Called Christian: The True Story of the Remarkable Bond Between Two Friends and a Lion

di Anthony Bourke, John Rendall & George Adamson

In 2008 an extraordinary two-minute film clip appeared on YouTube and immediately became an international phenomenon. It captures the moving reunion of two young men and their pet lion Christian, after they...


When Elephants Weep: The Emotional Lives of Animals

di Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson & Susan Mccarthy

This national bestseller exploring the complex emotional lives of animals was hailed as "a masterpiece" by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas and as "marvelous" by Jane Goodall.

The popularity of When Elephants Weep...


Winging It: A Memoir of Caring for a Vengeful Parrot Who's Det

di Jenny Gardiner

A gift from an overseas relative, Graycie, an African Gray parrot, arrives in the Gardiner home not long after the birth of their first child, adding the responsibilities of parrot-hood to their newfound parenthood....


The Parrot Who Thought She Was a Dog

di Nancy Ellis-Bell

The last thing Nancy Ellis-Bell expected to descend on her life was a neglected, too-tall, smart-mouthed, one-legged, blue-and-gold rescue macaw named Peg Leg. And yet, it made perfect sense. A lifelong animal...


Walking Ollie: Or, Winning the Love of a Difficult Dog

di Stephen Foster

Britain?s answer to Marley and Me?the hilarious and heartwarming international bestseller about learning to live with a troublesome dog.

Like many first-time pet owners, London-based novelist Stephen Foster...


The Pig Who Sang to the Moon: The Emotional World of Farm Animals

di Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson’s groundbreaking bestseller, When Elephants Weep, was the first book since Darwin’s time to explore emotions in the animal kingdom, particularly from animals in the wild. Now, he...


Fetching Dylan: A True Tale of Canine Domestication in Leaps and Bounds

di Stephen Foster

Skittish man meets skittish dog- again-in the hilarious and heartwarming sequel to the acclaimed Walking Ollie.

Just when he thought it was safe to walk in the park again, novelist and reluctant dog owner Stephen...


Dewey's Nine Lives: The Legacy of the Small-Town Library Cat Who Inspired Millions

di Vicki Myron & Bret Witter

Vicki Myron follows up her #1 New York Times bestseller Dewey with stories of cats who inspire their owners- includes two brand-new Dewey stories!

Dewey is back with more heartwarming moments and life lessons...


The Devious Book for Cats: A Parody

di Janet Ginsburg, Chris Pauls & Anita Serwacki

Cats have nine lives. Shouldn’t they be lived to the fullest?

“Domesticated” does not mean “docile.” The ho-hum routine of sleep, eat, eat, and sleep is no way for any creature who ruled Egypt for a...


Emily Carr and Her Dogs: Flirt, Punk, and Loo

di Emily Carr

This delightful book combines 25 stories about dogs with 16 playful drawings by famous Canadian writer, artist, and animal lover Emily Carr. She tells of her joys and tribulations raising Old English sheepdogs,...


A Man for All Species: The Remarkable Adventures of an Animal Lover and Expert Pet Keeper

di Marc Morrone, Nancy Ellis-Bell & Martha Stewart

Before Martha Stewart named him her “pet keeper,” and before millions of people turned to him for advice, Marc Morrone had a simple dream: to learn everything he possibly could about every kind of animal...


Birdology: Adventures with a Pack of Hens, a Peck of Pigeons, Cantankerous Crows, Fierce Falcons, Hip Hop Parrots, Baby Hummingbirds, and One Murderou

di Sy Montgomery

Meet the ladies: a flock of smart, affectionate, highly individualistic chickens who visit their favorite neighbors, devise different ways to hide from foxes, and mob the author like she’s a rock star. In...


Cat People

di Michael Korda & Margaret Korda

With characteristic wit, self–effacing charm and sheer, exuberant love of a good cat story, New York Times bestselling author Michael Korda and his wife Margaret Korda recount their lives as "cat people,"...


A Dog About Town

di J.F. Englert

Harry is a man still mourning the loss of his beloved girlfriend, Imogen, who left him suddenly without a word. He’s also the owner of a plump, poetry-loving Lab, Randolph. Like most Manhattan dogs, Randolph...


CLEO

di Helen Brown

"We're just going to look." Helen Brown had no intention of adopting a pet when she brought her sons, Sam and Rob, to visit a friend's new kittens. But the runt of the litter was irresistible, with her overlarge...


The Dangerous Book for Dogs: A Parody

di Joe Garden & Janet Ginsburg

A LAUGH-OUT-LOUD PARODY: AN lLLUSTRATED GUIDE FOR--AND BY--DOGS, UNLOCKING THE MYSTERIES OF DOGHOOD AND TEACHING THEM HOW TO DO THE VERY ACTIVITIES THAT HUMAN SOCIETY SAYS ARE WRONG.

The Dangerous Book for Dogs...


Cat on the Edge

Joe Grey, Feline Detective #1

di Shirley Rousseau Murphy

It's been quite a week for Joe Grey. First the large, powerfulfeline discovers that, through some strange, inexplicable phenomenon, he now has the ability to understand human language. Then he discovers he can...


Puppy Chow Is Better Than Prozac: The True Story of a Man and the Dog Who Saved His Life

di Bruce Goldstein

Meet Bruce Goldstein: unemployed and recently dumped, this twenty-something New Yorker had fallen into such a deep depression he needed to call his mother just to get out of bed in the morning. In the downward...


Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World

di Vicky Myron & Bret Witter

How much of an impact can an animal have? How many lives can one cat touch? How is it possible for an abandoned kitten to transform a small library, save a classic American town, and eventually become famous...


Marley & Me

di John Grogan

The heartwarming and unforgettable story of a family and the wondrously neurotic dog who taught them what really matters in life.

Now with photos and new material


The Catswold Portal

di Shirley Rousseau Murphy

A striking new reissue of an epic fantasy by popular Harper author Shirley Rousseau Murphy, featuring a princess's dangerous quest to reclaim her throne...and, of course, cats!

There is a door in an artist's...


The Nine Emotional Lives of Cats: A Journey Into the Feline Heart

di Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

In the hugely popular New York Times bestseller, Dogs Never Lie About Love, provocative psychoanalyst Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson brilliantly navigated the inner landscape of “man’s best friend.” Now he...


First Dogs: American Presidents and Their Best Friends

di Brooke Janis & Roy Rowan

"If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog," Harry Truman once said. Perhaps that's why, for much of our Republic's history, there have been two top dogs at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue-one with two legs, one...


The Good Good Pig: The Extraordinary Life of Christopher Hogwood

di Sy Montgomery

“Christopher Hogwood came home on my lap in a shoebox. He was a creature who would prove in many ways to be more human than I am.”

–from The Good Good Pig

A naturalist who spent months at a time living on...


Living Proof

di Janet Hayward

A collection of true stories from around the world, LIVING PROOF showcases cats and kittens with a range of histories who have survived sometimes near-fatal, but always remarkable adventures, to enjoy a happy...


My Therapist's Dog: Lessons in Unconditional Love

di Diana Wells

Diana Wells's intriguing exploration into the rewards of relationships--both the canine and human varieties--begins when she reluctantly starts seeing a psychologist, Beth, during a difficult time in her life....


Secrets of the Cat: Its Lore, Legend, and Lives

di Barbara Holland

What is really going on behind thoseluminous feline eyes?

Affectionate yet aloof, intelligentand inquisitive yet dangerouslycareless, the more-or-lessdomesticated house catintrigues us as no other animal can.Now...


What Wendell Wants: or, How to Tell If You're Obsessed with Your Dog

di Jenny Lee

Jenny Lee covered her first year of marriage in the painfully real and funny book I Do. I Did. Now What?! Now it's time for her to write about the real love of her life: Wendell. Her dog.

*Do you talk about your...


Dirty Bow Wow

di Jeffrey Katz

A winsome collection of 50 full-color, all-breed canine portraits, each posed with a favorite play toy and accompanied by an affectionate anecdote.

Dirty Wow Wow was ranked #3 on Entertainment Weekly's "Ten...


Woman's Best Friend: Women Writers on the Dogs in Their Lives

di Megan McMorris & Pam Houston

They may be known as man's best friend, but as the writers in this poignant, funny, and dramatic collection know, there's no gender divide when it comes to canines. Whether walking down the street, gathering...


Good Dog. Stay.

di Anna Quindlen

“The life of a good dog is like the life of a good person, only shorter and more compressed,” writes Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anna Quindlen about her beloved black Labrador retriever, Beau. With her...


The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs

di Patricia Phd Mcconnell

The Other End of the Leash shares a revolutionary, new perspective on our relationship with dogs, focusing on our behavior in comparison with that of dogs. An applied animal behaviorist and dog trainer with...


For the Love of a Dog: Understanding Emotion in You and Your Best Friend

di Patricia Phd Mcconnell

Yes, humans and canines are different species, but current research provides fascinating, irrefutable evidence that what we share with our dogs is greater than how we vary. As behaviorist and zoologist Dr. Patricia...


I (Love) My Cat!

di Editors of Woman's Day

More than half of America's pet owners consider their pet as much a part of their family as any other member and it's a fact that caring for animals improves our emotional and physical health. This cat and kitten...


Dogged Pursuit: How a Rescue Dog Rescued Me

di Robert Rodi

Read Robert Rodi's posts on the Penguin Blog.

"A charming, hilarious look at a little-documented world." -- People

In dog years, Robert Rodi is 350. Age, however, couldn't possibly have prepared him for his...


Woof!: Writers on Dogs

di Lee Montgomery

As the popularity of Marley & Me attests, people love their dogs?and everyone else?s too. For all the time spent on grooming, petting, and other care?it?s as if owning a dog is a religion unto itself. Woof!...


Catwatching

di Desmond Morris

This book, the first in the popular Watching series, explains everything from why cats purr to why we say it's raining cats and dogs. 26 black-and-white photographs.

From the Trade Paperback edition.


It's a Cat's World . . . You Just Live in It: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Your Furry Feline

di Justine Dr Lee

Finally, the truth about cats is out of the bag!

If cat lovers are from Venus, then cats hail from another planet altogether.

Mischievous and aloof one moment, affectionate the next, the cat is a confounding...


It's a Dog's Life...but It's Your Carpet: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Your Four-Legged Friend

di Justine Dr Lee

Why does my dog lick his balls?

Admit it; you’ve always wanted to know. Well, finally there’s a professional out there who’s not too embarrassed to answer–bone-fide veterinarian, critical-care specialist,...


Tell Me Where It Hurts: A Day of Humor, Healing, and Hope in My Life as an Animal Surgeon

di Nick Trout

It’s 2:47 a.m. when Dr. Nick Trout takes the phone call that starts another hectic day at the Angell Animal Medical Center. Sage, a ten-year old German shepherd, will die without emergency surgery for a serious...


Ever By My Side: A Memoir in Eight [Acts] Pets

di Nick Trout

“The lessons that these animals taught me have been subtle, startling, and inspirational, playing a small but vital part in helping to shape the person you see with the stethoscope around his neck.” —Dr....


Kindred Spirits: How the Remarkable Bond Between Humans and Animals Can Change the Way we Live

di Allen M. Dvm Ms Schoen

Treating animals just as any healer would treat human beings, Allen Schoen has become one of America’s most celebrated veterinarians. Kindred Spirits shares the transformative power of his remarkable methods,...


Sleeping with Cats

di Marge Piercy

Marge Piercy, a writer who is highly praised as both a poet and a novelist, turns her gaze inward as she shares her thoughts on life and explores her development as a woman and writer. She pays tribute to the...


Show Dog: The Charmed Life and Trying Times of a Near-Perfect Purebred

di Josh Dean

Every weekend, for nearly fifty weeks each year, tens of thousands of Americans pack up their SUVs and minivans with crates and dryers and treats and shampoos and hairsprays and plush toys and fan out for some...


The Dog Who Couldn't Stop Loving

di Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

A groundbreaking and inspiring exploration of the unique relationship between dogs and humans, from the bestselling author of Dogs Never Lie About Love

Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson has long been interested in the...


Born to Bark: My Adventures with an Irrepressible and Unforgettable Dog

di Stanley Coren

"For Christmas the woman who would become my wife bought me a dog—a little terrier. The next year her Christmas gift to me was a shotgun. Most of the people in my family believe that those two gifts were not...


Following Atticus

di Tom Ryan

After a close friend died of cancer, middle-aged, overweight, acrophobic newspaperman Tom Ryan decided to pay tribute to her in a most unorthodox manner. Ryan and his friend, miniature schnauzer Atticus M. Finch,...


My Lucky Dog

di Mellon Tytell

Hunter, my majestic eighty-six-pound mutt, was the love of my life for thirteen years. I was addicted to looking at him—every twitch of his ear was fascinating to me. I've taken thousands of photographs of...


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