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Holly Webb Animal Stories Series

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    Holly Webb’s Animal Stories are immensely popular with young animal-lovers aged 6+. The simple stories, paired with sweet illustrations from Sophy Williams, mean they are great for newly confident readers to read independently, as well as for reading aloud.

    Each book tells the story of a puppy or kitten that gets into a scrape, and the children that help them. From lost and abandoned kittens and puppies, to injuries and rescues, all the books have a happy ending for the furry friends.

    There are now over 50 books in the Animal Stories series, with new titles being published every year. You can read Holly Webb’s books in any order.

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    All the Animal Stories books in order:

    Book 1: Lost in the Snow (2006)
    Book 2: Alfie All Alone (2006)
    Book 3: Lost in the Storm (2007)
    Book 4: Sam the Stolen Puppy (2008)
    Book 5: Max the Missing Puppy (2008)
    Book 6: Sky the Unwanted Kitten (2008)
    Book 7: Timmy in Trouble (2008)
    Book 8: Ginger the Stray Kitten (2009)
    Book 9: Harry the Homeless Puppy (2008)
    Book 10: Buttons the Runaway Puppy (2009)
    Book 11: Alone in the Night (2009)
    Book 12: Ellie the Homesick Puppy (2010)
    Book 13: Jess the Lonely Puppy (2010)
    Book 14: Misty the Abandoned Kitten (2010)
    Book 15: Oscar’s Lonely Christmas (2010)
    Book 16: Lucy the Poorly Puppy  (2011)
    Book 17: Smudge the Stolen Kitten (2011)
    Book 18: The Rescued Puppy (2011)
    Book 19: The Kitten Nobody Wanted (2011)
    Book 20: The Lost Puppy (2012)
    Book 21: The Frightened Kitten (2012)
    Book 22: The Secret Puppy (2012)
    Book 23: The Abandoned Puppy (2013)
    Book 24: The Missing Kitten (2013)
    Book 25: The Puppy Who was Left Behind (2013)
    Book 26: The Kidnapped Kitten (2014)
    Book 27: The Scruffy Puppy (2014)
    Book 28: The Brave Kitten (2014)
    Book 29: The Forgotten Puppy (2015)
    Book 30: The Secret Kitten (2015)
    Book 31: A Home for Molly (2015)
    Book 32: Sammy the Shy Kitten (2016 )
    Book 33: The Seaside Puppy (2016)
    Book 34: The Curious Kitten (2016)
    Book 35: Monty the Sad Puppy (2017)
    Book 36: The Homeless Kitten (2017)
    Book 37: A Kitten Called Tiger (2017)
    Book 38: The Unwanted Puppy (2018)
    Book 39: The Rescued Kitten (2018)
    Book 40: The Shelter Puppy (2018)
    Book 41: The Perfect Kitten (2019)
    Book 42: The Puppy Who Couldn’t Sleep (2019)
    Book 43: The Loneliest Kitten (2019)
    Book 44: The Mystery Kitten (2020)
    Book 45: The Story Puppy (2020)
    Book 46: The Saddest Kitten (2020)
    Book 47: The Kitten Next Door (2021)
    Book 48: The Puppy Who Ran Away (2021)
    Book 49: Nadia and the Forever Kitten (2021)
    Book 50: A Puppy’s First Christmas (2021)
    Book 51: The Homesick Kitten (2022)
    Book 52: The Frightened Puppy (2022)
    Book 53: The Smallest Kitten (2022)

    Book 1
    Book 1

    Lost in the Snow

    A magical, Christmassy story guaranteed to melt the hearts of all animal lovers! Fluff is the smallest and weakest of th... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    Alfie All Alone

    Evie is overjoyed when she is given her very own puppy, Alfie. Alfie adores Evie - he loves to be cuddled, sleeps on her... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    Lost in the Storm

    The sequel to Lost in the Snow . Ella loves her kitten, Fluff, and worries about her going missing again. But one day... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    Sam the Stolen Puppy

    Sam, a golden Labrador puppy, is Emily's best present ever! The two become great friends and Emily is sad to leave him a... More

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    Book 5
    Book 5

    Max the Missing Puppy

    Molly is over the moon when she's given Max, a gorgeous Old English Sheepdog puppy, and soon the two are inseparable. Ma... More

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    Book 6
    Book 6

    Sky the Unwanted Kitten

    Olivia's very unhappy about moving house and leaving all her friends behind, not to mention next door's two lovely cats.... More

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    Book 7
    Book 7

    Timmy in Trouble

    Katie can't believe it when her parents agree that she can have a puppy. And when she sees the lively Timmy, she's sure ... More

    (1 review)
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    Book 8
    Book 8

    Ginger the Stray Kitten

    Rosie loves visiting the stray cats that live on the farm near her gran's house. Her favourite is a tiny kitten who she ... More

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    Book 9
    Book 9

    Harry the Homeless Puppy

    Grace can't have a puppy of her own, but she loves walking the dogs at the local animal shelter; her favourite is Harry,... More

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    Book 10
    Book 10

    Buttons the Runaway Puppy

    Sophie often sees old Mr Jenkins walking his Labrador puppy, Buttons, and wishes she could have a dog of her own just li... More

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    Book 11
    Book 11

    Alone in the Night

    Jasmine is thrilled when she gets to catsit for her neighbours while they're away on holiday for Christmas. She adores l... More

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    Book 12
    Book 12

    Ellie the Homesick Puppy

    Megan is really excited about moving. She can't wait to take her lively Golden Labrador puppy, Ellie, for walks in the c... More

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    Book 13
    Book 13

    Jess the Lonely Puppy

    When Chloe's big brother Will breaks his leg, he's stuck in hospital for weeks. Mum and Dad are frantic, and there's no ... More

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    Book 14
    Book 14

    Misty the Abandoned Kitten

    Amy has always loved cats and is thrilled when she spots a tiny little black kitten in her garden. Although she has no c... More

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    Book 15
    Book 15

    Oscar's Lonely Christmas

    Hannah is delighted to receive a Dalmation puppy, Oscar, just before Christmas. She wishes she could spend all her time ... More

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    Book 16
    Book 16

    Lucy the Poorly Puppy

    Lauren's dog Bella is about to have puppies. Lauren can't wait, even though she knows they'll all be going to new homes ... More

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    Book 17
    Book 17

    Smudge the Stolen Kitten

    Olivia is delighted when her family adopt a beautiful little kitten. She can't wait to show Smudge off to her friends, a... More

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    Book 18
    Book 18

    The Rescued Puppy

    Twins Georgia and Adam can't wait to go on their holiday to Cornwall - especially as it's the first time they're taking ... More

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    Book 19
    Book 19

    The Kitten Nobody Wanted

    Mia can't get over her pet cat Sandy's death, and can't ever imagine replacing him. Over the Christmas holidays, she get... More

    (3 reviews)
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    Book 20
    Book 20

    The Lost Puppy

    Ruby loves playing with Toby and can't wait to take him for proper walks - they'll have such fun! But on an outing to th... More

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    Book 21
    Book 21

    The Frightened Kitten

    When Maddy's best friend moves away, Maddy feels like she'll never be able to replace her. To cheer her up, her parents ... More

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    Book 22
    Book 22

    The Secret Puppy

    When Daisy arrives at the farm campsite where her family are spending her summer holiday, she knows she's going to have ... More

    (1 review)
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    Book 23
    Book 23

    The Abandoned Puppy

    A brand new tale in the Animal Stories series from best-selling author, Holly Webb. The Abandoned Puppy is the... More

    (1 review)
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    Book 24
    Book 24

    The Missing Kitten

    A brand new tale in the Animal Stories series from best-selling author, Holly Webb. The Missing Kitten is the ... More

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    Book 25
    Book 25

    The Puppy who was Left Behind

    A brand new tale in the Animal Stories series from best-selling author, Holly Webb. The Puppy Who Was Left Behin... More

    (1 review)
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    Book 26
    Book 26

    The Kidnapped Kitten

    Tia is thrilled when she gets a beautiful pedigree Bengal kitten, who she names Milly. Bengal kittens are cute and cleve... More

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    Book 27
    Book 27

    The Scruffy Puppy

    A brand new tale in the Animal Stories series from best-selling author Holly Webb, this story is about the true mean... More

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    Book 28
    Book 28

    The Brave Kitten

    A brand new tale in the Animal Stories series from best-selling author Holly Webb, about a girl and her brave pet ca... More

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    Book 29
    Book 29

    The Forgotten Puppy

    Emi looks forward to her weekend visits to her dad's, but she's sad that her Shiba Inu puppy, Rina, can't come too. Duri... More

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    Book 30
    Book 30

    The Secret Kitten

    Lucy can't help but feel lonely when she and her brother move in with their gran, leaving behind their old friends. Lucy... More

    (4 reviews)
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    Book 31
    Book 31

    A Home for Molly

    On holiday at the seaside, Anya is excited when she meets a friendly family with children her own age - playing with t... More

    (1 review)
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    Book 32
    Book 32

    Sammy the Shy Kitten

    Emma loves going to Summerhill Stables for her riding lessons. One day she arrives to find that everyone is really worri... More

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    Book 33
    Book 33

    The Seaside Puppy

    A rowdy family comes to stay at the holiday cottages where Laura's mum works. Laura notices that they are always leaving... More

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    Book 34
    Book 34

    The Curious Kitten

    Amber's parents are having building work done and her kitten is very curious about all the new people coming and going. ... More

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    Book 35
    Book 35

    Monty the Sad Puppy

    Amelie has always loved dogs, but she never dreamed that she'd end up with two of them! Their puppy, Monty, has only bee... More

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    Book 36
    Book 36

    The Homeless Kitten

    Lily and her family are going for a walk with their dog, Hugo, when Hugo sniffs out an amazing secret. A litter of kitte... More

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    Book 37
    Book 37

    A Kitten Called Tiger

    Ava's new kitten, Tiger, may be small but he makes up for it with his big personality and sense of adventure. As Tiger g... More

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    Book 38
    Book 38

    The Unwanted Puppy

    Abandoned, lost, neglected? There's always a home at Animal Magic! In a perfect world there'd be no need for Animal ... More

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    Book 39
    Book 39

    The Rescued Kitten

    Edie and her friend Layla are on their way home from school when they discover a tiny ginger kitten caught up in some ba... More

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    Book 40
    Book 40

    The Shelter Puppy

    As part of her school's community week, Kaitlyn visits her a local animal shelter. There she falls in love with Teddy, a... More

    (1 review)
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    Book 41
    Book 41

    The Perfect Kitten

    Abi has always wanted a kitten of her own, but when her family contact the local animal shelter to enquire about adoptin... More

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    Book 42
    Book 42

    The Puppy Who Couldn't Sleep

    When Lara and her dad discover a scared black puppy in an alleyway while walking their dog Oliver, Lara desperately want... More

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    Book 43
    Book 43

    The Loneliest Kitten

    Darcy is delighted her lively new tabby kitten, Charlie, is settling in so well - if only he would just wear a collar! T... More

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    Book 44
    Book 44

    The Mystery Kitten

    Elsa is finding it difficult to make new friends after her family moves house. Then she hears strange, scratching noises... More

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    Book 45
    Book 45

    The Story Puppy

    Jack is having a hard time at school because he can't read as well as the other children. One day, he visits the animal ... More

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    Book 46
    Book 46

    The Saddest Kitten

    Isla loves hanging out at her best friend Hailey's house, especially as Hailey has just got a gorgeous kitten, Silky! Bu... More

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    Book 47
    Book 47

    The Kitten Next Door

    Sophia loves cats but her parents think she and her sister are too young to have one of their own. So when a tiny kitten... More

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    Book 48
    Book 48

    The Puppy Who Ran Away

    Isabella is nervous about moving in with her mum's new husband and his son, Sam. Then she finds out that Sam has just go... More

    (1 review)
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    Book 49
    Book 49

    Nadia and the Forever Kitten

    Nadia spends as much time as she can at her friend Violet's house, playing with the kittens her mum brings home from her... More

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    Book 50
    Book 50

    A Puppy's First Christmas

    Aria is excited to celebrate her puppy's first Christmas - they'll make snowmen and eat lots of food, and she's even bou... More

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    Book 51
    Book 51

    The Homesick Kitten

    Harper loves spending time with her gorgeous new kitten, Sammy. He likes sitting in the window, exploring their flat and... More

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    Book 52
    Book 52

    The Frightened Puppy

    Avery is excited to be on holiday with her family. They're staying in a gorgeous cottage right by the river and have lot... More

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    Book 53
    Book 53

    The Smallest Kitten

    When twins Zara and Amina move to a new town and adopt a tiny kitten, they can't wait to spoil her and play with her all... More

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