The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico-book reviews-boosk-woman and home

Living alone in an abandonded lighthouse, Phillip Rhayader receives a visitor one aftrenoon that changes everything. When a young girl brings him an injured snow goose, the pair form an unlikely friendship.

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Watership Down by Richard Adams, £5.99

Watership Down by Richard Adams, £5.99

When a group of rabbits sense danger they decide to make a perilous journey to find a new and safer home. Facing risks at every turn they finally discover Watership Down - but it is here they will face the biggest challenge yet. Buy Watership Down by Richard Adams

Jonathan Livingstone Seagull by Richard Bach, £4.59

Jonathan Livingstone Seagull by Richard Bach, £4.59

A seagull who refuses to be ordinary and lives by his own rules! More interested in flying than finding food, he goes in search for the meaning of life and a higher purpose. Buy Jonathan Livingstone Seagull by Richard Bach

A Kestrel For A Knave by Barry Hines, £6.29

A Kestrel For A Knave by Barry Hines, £6.29

Troubled teenager, Billy Casper has little hope for the future until he finds a kestrel and begins to build up a relationship with the bird. For the first time in his life, he discovers something he can relate to. Buy A Kestrel For A Knave by Barry Hines

The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein, £5.59

The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein, £5.59

Enzo, a loyal family dog, understands everything that goes on around him and makes it his mission to bring the Swift family back together again when they begin to fall apart. Buy The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling, £2.00

The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling, £2.00

A collection of stories detailing the adventures of a young boy named Mowgli, who lives in India. Through a series of encounters with anthropomorphised animals in the Indian jungle, Mowgli learns many moral lessons about life. This book is the original inspiration for the famous Disney film. Buy The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling

Animal Farm by George Orwell, £5.89

Animal Farm by George Orwell, £5.89

Orwell's renowned political allegory traces the story of a group of neglected farm animals who rebel against their vicious human master. Mayor the pig, being the naturally brightest animal, elects himself as leader of the farm and effects a tyranny which is just as crushing as the previous human leadership. Orwell packs a punch against the Russian Revolution in this captivating novel. Buy Animal Farm by George Orwell

The Wind In The Willows by Kenneth Grahame, £9.97

The Wind In The Willows by Kenneth Grahame, £9.97

Featuring some of literature's best known woodland critters including Mole, Ratty, Mr Toad and Mr Badger. Kenneth Grahame's classical The Wind In The Willows recounts the lives and adventures of the inhabitants of a mythical, pastoral England. Buy The Wind In The Willows by Kenneth Grahame

Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl, £3.74

Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl, £3.74

Another children's classic that every adult will enjoy. Mr Fox and his family are being hunted down by three of the meanest chicken farmers around - Fat Boggis, Squat Bunce and Skinny Bean. Can Mr Fox and his wily woodland friends outsmart them? Buy Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl

The Midnight Zoo by Sonya Hartnett, £6.19

The Midnight Zoo by Sonya Hartnett, £6.19

Set in Eastern Europe during World War II, brothers Tomas and Andrej are working their way across the blighted countryside in an effort to escape the turmoil of the war. One night they find shelter in an abandoned zoo where the animals are still trapped in their cages without water or food! Taking pity on the zoo animals, the boys spend a night there recounting their stories ad trying to figure out how they can free their wildlife friends. Buy The Midnight Zoo by Sonya Hartnett