Author James Herriot would have been 100 years old this year. He wrote beloved stories about his experiences as a country veterinarian. Most of these were published as books for adults, but you can also find picture book versions and collections of stories for children.
Oscar, Cat-About-Town by James Herriot
Ruth Brown, illustrator
Nobody knows why a stray cat keeps sneaking away from his new home until he begins turning up at social events all over the village.
James Herriot’s Treasury of Inspirational Stories for Children
illustrated bu Ruth Brown and Peter Barrett
A collection of the author’s stories for children, including “Moses the Kitten,” “The Market Square Dog,” and “Smudge, the Little Lost Lamb.” The collection is also available as an audiobook with a slightly different title.