Jacobs & Swender

Books for Young People

Whiskers, It's Time for Your Close Up!

July 24, 2017

Get ready for Whiskers' big TV debut. But of course, not all goes according to plan. Animal Inn Book #4 - BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG KITTY! is available AUGUST 1st!


June 16, 2017

Coming this October! The first three books of Animal Inn will be available in one FUR-TASTIC paperback edition.

The Furry Fun Keeps On Flying!

June 8, 2017

The pets of Animal Inn are heading to the big city. One of the them has become an Internet sensation! And you'll never guess who the unsuspecting super star is. Become a super fan yourself! Animal Inn Book #4 is coming this summer!

The Bus is Almost Here!

April 3, 2017

The Bow-wow Bus is on its way! Get ready for more furry fun with Animal Inn Book #3. The Tyler pets are heading to school, but did Dad just say one of them will be DONATED to Cassie's first-grade class? Gulp!

Take the A Train!

March 24, 2017

COUNT ON THE SUBWAY is highlighted in The Horn Book's "Family Reading" Blog. Click to read about several fun, subway-themed titles!

Vier Pfoten und ein Schatz

March 14, 2017

Enjoy "Four Paws and a Treasure" auf Deutsch.

Animal Inn has been translated into German!


March 14, 2017

Animal Inn is now... in German!

Viel Spass!!

Welcome Back to Animal Inn!

December 7, 2016

We are thrilled to announce that Book #2 of our new chapter book series is now available.

Join the Animal Inn crew as they embark on a Treasure Hunt!

Animal Inn is Open!

December 7, 2016

Animal Inn is open for business!

Book #1 - A Furry Fiasco is now available from Aladdin/Simon & Schuster.


December 15, 2015

Count On The Subway is one of twenty books selected for the NYC Board of Education's pre-kindergarten recommended reading list!

New York City Reads 365 is a literacy initiative of the NYC Department of Education to encourage and nurture a city of readers.
Jennifer Swender

Paul DuBois Jacobs