5 Pet Books for Young Readers

By Sara E. Hoffmann, School & Library Series Managing Editor

You know those kids who always have some kind of wild project going on? A lemonade stand. Starting a neighborhood newspaper. Building the Greatest Fort Ever.

Yep, that was me. And memories of being that kid were what inspired me to write Ana and the Pet Show. (After all, any project involving animals was usually a favorite of mineā€¦and yes, I did once hold a neighborhood pet show in my own backyard.) Read More

Amazing Animal Books for Kids: 9 Series for Grades K-5

By Lerner Publications Editorial Director Ashley Kuehl

When we talk to librarians, we like to ask about the most popular topics in their libraries. Many of their answers change from season to season, but one topic that remains consistent every year is animals.

Kids love animals and animal books.

So we’re always trying to figure out what kinds of animal books for kids we can make. We also try to come up with intriguing new ways to categorize and highlight animals. Here’s a quick look at a few awesome animal series we’ve published recently. Read More