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Other animal novels
« on: October 31, 2020, 12:13:17 AM »
I want to read an animal narative novel but not sure what to read. I like animals that talk to each other like watership, redwall, warriors etc. Also something with a bit length (like 200 pages and up) and not to childish.

Can you guys give me suggestions?
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Re: Other animal novels
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2020, 02:05:02 AM »
If you don't mind humans being present as well, I recommend the wolf chronicles by Dorothy Hearst. It is a trilogy and each book is a good length. The first is called "Promise of the Wolves"

I'd say the Foxcraft trilogy by Inbali Inserles but it is much shorter. I wouldn't call it childish but it is aimed at a younger audience than the wolf chronicles. I really enjoyed it though.
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Re: Other animal novels
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2020, 03:33:58 AM »
I saw fox craft at a bookstore next to the warriors book. It looked interesting, maybe I'll check it out. Haven't heard of Promise of the wolves.
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Re: Other animal novels
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2021, 09:26:35 PM »
Try William Horwood and Garry Kilworth. Their books are most likely out of print now but they are among the longest I've come across and aren't considered children's books like many of the others are. There's also Martin Hocke's books about owls that are worth a go, and Gabriel King's The Wild Road and The Golden Cat. They are quite old books from the 90's and early 2000's or earlier so you'll probably have to get them second hand.