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May is National Pet Month

The Children’s Book Council team is always reading and we’re always up for sharing the interesting books some of us love to dive into. Since May is National Pet Month, we are sharing our favorite pet books. Join us in celebrating National Pet Month and let us know on social media what you’re reading this May!

Sommer Wissner

Socks by Beverly Cleary, illus. Tracy Dockray (HarperCollins)

Pugtato Finds a Thing by Zondervan, illus. Sophie Corrigan (Zonderkidz)

Paulina Ramirez

No More Bows by Samantha Cotterill (Harper Collins)

The Rizzlerunk Club: The Big Bad Lies by Leslie Patricelli (Candlewick Press)

Laura Peraza

The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans (Dell / Random House)

After the Worst Thing Happens by Audrey Vernick (Margaret Ferguson Books / Holiday House)

Rikki Berger

A Dog’s Life: The Autobiography of a Stray by Ann M. Martin (Scholastic)

Jena Groshek

Aggie and Ben: Three Stories by Lori Ries; illus. Frank W. Dormer (Charlesbridge)

Animal Rescue Friends by Gina Loveless, Meika Hashimoto, and Genevieve Kote (Andrews McMeel / Epic!)

Shaina Birkhead

Strictly No Elephants by Lisa Mantchev, illus. Taeeun Yoo (Simon & Schuster)

The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman (Random House Children’s Books)

Carl Lennertz

Good Dog, Carl by Alexandra Day, illus. Alexandra Day (Simon & Schuster)

Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo (Candlewick)

John McCormack

Travels with Charley in Search of America by John Steinbeck (Penguin Random House)

Hawkeye: Kate Bishop by Marieke Nijkamp, illus. Enid Balam (Marvel Comics)

Happy National Pet Month!

List compiled by CBC’s resident holiday expert, Sommer Wissner. Check out the CBC Holiday Series on our blog.

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