Jacobs & Swender

Books for Young People

Book 5 of Animal Inn is here!

May 15, 2018

Today marks the official publication date for Whooooo Done it?

Two-legged friends: We have hairy and scary visitors! The HAIRY one is Cousin Jane's show dog, Precious. She has a fancy hairdo and eats fancy puppy food. She needs lots of special attention, but at least we can keep our (more…)

Großer Auftritt für Maunz!

January 17, 2018

We're happy to announce that Bright Lights, Big Kitty! is newly translated into German! A funny "Katzenvideo" turns one of the family pets into an overnight "Internet-Hit."
Viel Spass beim lesen!

A Fur-tastic Boxed Set of Animal Inn!

January 10, 2018

The first four novels in the Animal Inn chapter book series, where the fur—and fun—flies at an animal spa and hotel, are now available together in a fur-tastic boxed set!

Book Three of Animal Inn is now available in German!

August 28, 2017



After the long summer, why not head back to school on The Bow-wow Bus, newly translated into German. Just in time for back to school! And no matter which language you read in, we wish you a great school year!

Check out Klassenfahrt mit Goldfisch by clicking on the cover.

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!

3-Books-in-1!

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!
Jennifer Swender

Paul DuBois Jacobs