Animal Barn: A Cautionary Tail

Animal Barn: A Cautionary Tail

Trapped in their steaming barn, with food running out, Petunia the lamb and her friend Pickle struggle against the obstreperous Felicity and the dismissive older animals who are oblivious to the needs of the young ones. Only a mother's love can save them. An allegorical novella about climate change and global warming, in the spirit of Animal Farm.

Title:Animal Barn: A Cautionary Tail
Edition Language:English
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    Animal Barn: A Cautionary Tail Reviews

  • Jennifer

    The novel was a bit too heavily allegorical for my tastes. It felt like it moved through scenes too quickly, and could either have been tightened to a short story, or fleshed out more to go beyond the...

  • Lynn Demsky

    The book was totally strange to me and I can see the big animals giving up their lives to save the young but, that all should die is just rather drastic. I thought it clever how the animals tried to s...

  • Nikkie Gaytan

    *I won this book in a Goodreads Giveaway*I’m not sure what I was expecting with this book, but I couldn’t put it down. Who knew you could be so invested in barn animals? A great story that really ...

  • Christine

    I was a lucky winner in a Goodreads giveaway and found myself in possession of this novella. Since Animal Farm is one of my all-time favorite works, I couldn’t wait to dive into Animal Barn: A Cauti...

  • Jennifer Asplet

    Ok, for this review I really had to take some time to think. While I enjoyed the story that was told, I felt that it was rushed. I think that David Spuler had the basis for a brilliant story, however,...

  • Sydney Hack

    Copy won in a giveaway.In the style of Animal Farm, Animal Barn tells an allegorical story about climate change. I did not enjoy Animal Farm when I first read Orwell’s classic novel. I thought it mi...

  • Juergen John Roscher

    I received this book through Goodreads Giveaway Program. I would give this novelette a rating of 2.5 stars but rounded it up rounded up to 3 stars. The story attempted to shine a light upon global cli...

  • Steve

    Disclaimer: I received this book from Good Reads as part of the First Reads program.All the animals are locked in the barn for the night. Overnight, the farmer dies. Now they have to fend for themselv...

  • Hatchet Mouth

    'It was known formally as the Global Agreement and Standardization on Barn Agistment Growth, although that was too long to remember. For a time, it was called Noreen’s Agreement, but then it quickly...

  • Nichole Knight

    Fast and Easy Read with a Great MoralPetunia and Pickle were my favorite characters and as for animals I thought they had really good character development!What I took away from the story is to procee...