Here is the hosting page for this challenge. Here is my sign-up page.
The challenge ran the 2016 calendar year. Animals can be real or fictional and that includes creatures such as mermaids and centaurs. Books can be in any genre or format. Overlaps with other challenges are encouraged.
Books must have one of the following to qualify
- There is an animal in the title of the book
- There is an animal on the cover of the book
- An animal plays a major role in the book
- A main character is, or turns into, an animal
There are 4 levels for this challenge. I chose Level 2 which is from 7-12 books, and met the challenge.
Here are my reads.
1. Tigers in Red Weather by Liza Klaussmann. Finished January 11
2. The Wolf in Winter by John Connolly, read by Jeff Harding. Finished January 25
3. Front Runner by Felix Francis. Finished January 31 (horse on cover)
4. Maybe a Fox by Kathi Appelt and Alison McGhee. Finished February 13
5. Read and Buried by Erika Chase. Finished February 27 (2 cats on cover)
6. The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly by Sun-Mi Hwang. Finished March 13
7. The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers. Finished April 2
8. Old Wolf by Avi. Finished April 24
9. Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese. Finished April 26
10. Red Stone by Gabriele Goldstone. Finished August 2 (stork on cover)
11. Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew'd by Alan Bradley. Finished October 11
12. Sit! Stay! Speak! by Annie England Noblin. Finished October 26 (dog on cover)
13. Unfamiliar Fishes by Sarah Vowell. Finished November 14