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Boys 13 They're not all fluffy, furry or bright-eyed, but their tales are fabulous. I'm still waiting for great reads that feature a kindly weasel, a dastardly turtle or a heroic slug though.



Try these first


The cry of
              the wolf
The cry of the wolf

by Melvin Burgess (1989)

 


Red dog Red dog

by Louis De Bernieres (2001)

First book in the Dog series


The snow goose
The snow goose

by Paul Gallico (1940)

 


The silver
              donkey
The silver donkey

by Sonya Hartnett (2004)

 


If only they
              could talk
If only they could talk

by James Herriot (1970)

First book in the All creatures great and small series


The call of the wild
The call of the wild

by Jack London (1900)

 


Wolf brother
Wolf brother

by Michelle Paver (2004)

First book in the Chronicles of ancient darkness series


I am the
              great horse
I am the great horse

by Katherine
Roberts (2007)

 


Blitzcat
Blitzcat

by Robert Westall (1989)

 



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