After rescuing his parents, Danny returns to his old life, burying the taro that allowed him to speak to animals, trees, and the very storms that led to his adventure. Danny thinks he’s left magic and mystery behind, but Sammael, a creature of terrible imagination, refuses to let him go.
Taken from her small, impoverished Chinese village and forced to sew in a New York City sweatshop, thirteen-year-old Suyin is visited by the cranes with which she has a strange connection and learns she is the daughter of the Crane Queen, who needs her help.
Zane and his animal comrades have foiled Dr. Gristle’s terrible plots twice–the doctor still can’t talk to animals, and he can’t get at the heart of what makes them wild. Zane, however, can talk to them. And what they’re telling him is very disturbing. Zane keeps getting in Dr. Gristle’s way, though–and now he’s being sent as far out of the way as he can get, to a strange ‘camp’ in the middle of nowhere…In order to get home, Zane must figure out a way to stop Gristle’s new plan and make some new friends before he becomes animal feed.
Imagine if you woke up one day and found you could talk to animals! A lighthearted tale with lots of appeal for early chapter-book readers.Even though Daisy Dawson is late for school — again — she can’t help but stop to free a butterfly trapped in a web. And when she does, something amazing happens! Now Daisy can understand everything animals say, from her favorite farm dog, Boom, to the classroom gerbils, to a singing-and-dancing ant. And it’s a lucky thing, too: when Boom goes missing, the girl conspires with a horse and squirrel to come to the rescue. Sweetly illustrated in black and white, this charming story is sure to enchant young animal lovers everywhere.
Annie loves her new puppy, Bess, and Bess loves Annie. But what is Bess trying to say when she rattles her bowl or scratches at the door? With a little help from Mom, Annie learns to watch closely and understand what Bess is telling her.
When John, who has a special ability to communicate with animals, finds that his dog, Mouse is scheduled to go to the pound, he and Mouse decide to run away and find his uncle who may be able to help them.