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Subject: Am looking for deals on "Animal Fantasy" books - kids, YA, and adult! :)
Date Posted: 1/14/2009 2:49 PM ET
Member Since: 10/3/2008
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Hello! I am a collector of what are sometimes referred to as "animal fantasy" novels - books like Watership Down or Tailchaser's Song; where the main characters are animals that talk. I use to have a massive collection of these types of books that numbered over a thousand titles, until, ironically enough, about 2/3rds of it was destroyed by animals (Mice, shrews and bugs, mostly) while I was away at college. Naturally, I'm quite upset over the loss of my books and am slowly working on building the collection back up; as well as acquiring new titles I never owned before :) Please, if you have any books of this type that you want to get off your shelf, please let me know so we can work out a deal!

Books I'll turn away:
1. Picture books (when it comes to children's books; I'm interested only in "chapter books" that have many more words than pictures)
2. Books I already own (and I own a lot - however, there's a lot that I do not already own, so don't hesitate about making offers!)

This is a sampling of my Reminder List to give you a concrete example of specific titles I'm looking for; as well as the types of books I'm talking about:

Aldair Across the Misty Sea by Neal Barrett
Aldair in Albion :: Neal Barrett
Aldair: Legion of Beasts :: Neal Barrett
Aldair Master of Ships (Aldair) :: Neal Barrett
At Winter's End :: Robert Silverberg
Back To The Divide :: Elizabeth Kay
Beachmaster: A Story of Daniel Au Fond :: Tom Shachtman
Beyond the Gate (Golden Queen, Bk 2) :: Dave Wolverton
BLACK ON BLACK :: K.D. Wentworth
Book Four In The Golden Hamster Saga (The Haunting Of Freddy) :: Dietlof Reiche
Cat Karina :: Michael Coney
Catfantastic :: Andre Norton (Editor), Martin H. Greenberg (Editor)
The Cat's Meow :: Emily Carmichael
The Chanur Saga (Chanur) :: C. J. Cherryh
The Coachman Rat :: David Henry Wilson
Covenants (Borderlands, Bk 01) :: Lorna Freeman
DEMON OF UNDOING :: Andrea I. Alton
Diamond in the Ruff :: Emily Carmichael
Dragon winter :: Niel Hancock
Duncton Wood :: William Horwood
Fearful Symmetries: The Return of Nohar Rajasthan :: S. Andrew Swann
The Feline Wizard (Wizard in Rhyme, A) :: Christopher Stasheff
Fifth Life of the Catwoman :: Kathleen Dexter
Finding Mr. Right :: Emily Carmichael
Fire Bringer :: David Clement-Davies
Fire Margins (Sholan Alliance Bk 3) :: Lisanne Norman
The Flame Key (Keys to Paradise, Book I) :: Daniel Moran
Fluke :: James Herbert
Fortune's Wheel (Sholan Alliance, Bk 2) :: Lisanne Norman
The Gandalara Cycle: Volume I :: Randall Garrett
The Gandalara Cycle: Volume II :: Randall Garrett
Gone to the Dogs :: Emily Carmichael
Irma and Jerry (An Avon Camelot Book) :: George Selden
Key of Ice and Steel (Keys to Paradise, Book 3) :: Robert Vardeman
The Kingdom of the Cats (Starcats #3) :: Phyllis Gotlieb
The King's Own (Borderlands, Bk 02) :: Lorna Freeman
Look into the Sun :: James Patrick Kelly
Minnie :: Annie M. G. Schmidt
Mob, The (Feather and Bone: The Crow Chronicles) :: Clem Martini
New Springtime :: Robert Silverberg
One For Sorrow, Two For Joy :: Clive Woodall
Out of the Nest (Deep Woods Trilogy Series: Book I) :: P. M. Malone
The Particolored Unicorn :: Jon DeCles
PENTECOST THE CHOSEN ONE :: W.J. Corbett
Razor's Edge (Sholan Alliance, No 4) :: Lisanne Norman
The Ring of Allaire :: Susan Dexter
The River Wall (Gandalara Cycle, Bk 7) :: Vicki Ann Heydron, Randall Garrett
SHAMAN :: Sandra Miesel
Any Guardians of Ga'hoole books (except 1, 2, 3, 6) :: Kathryn Lasky
Any Warriors Books (except 2 and 5 of Series 1) :: Erin Hunter
The Skeleton Lord's Key (Keys to Paradise, Book II) :: Daniel Moran, Robert E. Vardeman
Son of Spellsinger (Spellsinger #7) :: Alan Dean Foster
St. Patrick's Gargoyle :: Katherine Kurtz
The Stone God Awakens :: Philip Jose Farmer
Through Wolf's Eyes (Wolf) :: Jane Lindskold
To Find a Way Home (Deep Woods Adventure ; Bk. 3) :: P. M. Malone
To Visit The Queen :: Diane Duane
Treasure of the Scroll :: Valerie Reddix
Tweedlioop :: Stanley Schmidt
The Valley of Creation :: Edmond Hamilton
Wavebender: A Story of Daniel Au Fond :: Tom Shachtman
Wolf's Head, Wolf's Heart (Wolf) :: Jane Lindskold

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