Book Reviews

Reviews of books about animals with messages of animal empathy and respect.


Book Review: How to Heal a Broken Wing

How to Heal a Broken Wing - Book cover with illustrations from the story

When Will helps an injured bird, he learns that a little kindness can go a long way. No one in the busy city sees the bird lying on the pavement, its wing broken. No one but a small boy called Will.


The Black Stallion

The Black Stallion - Photo of a boy riding a black stallion bare back

Book review on WOAW for the Black Stallion. This book review is written by Billie from Elliot Heads.


Black Beauty Book Review

Black Beauty Book Review - Illustration of a black horse

Black Beauty, by Anna Sewell, was written in 1877 and was an influential pro-animal welfare statement, but it is also an extremely exciting and moving children’s story.