This book introduces readers to writing stories that revolve around animals and is a perfect resource for meeting Common Core State Standards in writing. Readers are shown how animals can be used in stories and readers are guided through the process of writing their own story. Top tips are given covering planning, writing dialogue, developing characters, adding narrative plot twists, using descriptive language and more! Engaging photographs, eye-catching illustrations, and a wealth of ideas bring the topic to life. An animal story running throughout the book draws readers in, offers concrete examples of how the tips can be put into practice and will inspire readers to get writing their own animal stories.