Books by Erin Hunter

A HIDDEN ENEMY by Erin Hunter
Released: May 7, 2013

"Perfectly crafted. (Adventure. 8-12)"
Following a massive earthquake, leashed dogs and strays alike try to find a way to weather a world turned on end by the catastrophe. Read full book review >
THE EMPTY CITY by Erin Hunter
Released: Aug. 21, 2012

"Wild and wonderful adventure for middle-graders. (Adventure. 8-12)"
In this dog-themed series opener from the team behind the Warriors franchise, dogs must learn to face not only the results of the devastating earthquake that has turned their world upside down, but their own feelings of loyalty and independence. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 7, 2012

"Lacks the urgency and coherence of the bears' first series, but fans will demand this follow-up. (Animal fantasy. 10-14) "
The wildly popular writing team (writing collectively as Hunter) sends its team of bears out for another episodic adventure, but the object of this quest is less than clear. Read full book review >
Released: June 1, 2008

"Still, fans of animal fantasies will adore the careful attention to detail, and will haunt the shelves for the next volume. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Once upon a time there were three bears—cubs who live completely separate lives until various tragedies cause their paths to intersect. Read full book review >
WARRIORS by Erin Hunter
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"However, a current of warmth runs underneath the distractingly precious prose, making the cats easy to care about. (name chart, maps) (Fantasy. 8-11)"
The plight of the four cat Clans becomes desperate in this third installment of a series with good plotting but cloying diction. Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 2, 2005

"However, a small plot twist is refreshing and suspense builds steadily towards the final installment, the plot of which is nicely unpredictable. (name chart, maps) (Fantasy. 8-11)"
This second entry in a cat adventure series has solid plotting and enhanced complexity but is marred by the same preciousness of its predecessor. Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 2005

"Structurally solid; this will please Redwall-genre fans and cat devotees. (name chart, maps) (Fantasy. 8-11)"
This first-in-series animal adventure with a fine plot but recurring preciousness will satisfy a particular readership. Read full book review >
FIRE AND ICE by Erin Hunter
Released: June 1, 2003

"With enough backstory for newcomers to find their way, established fans will be on edge for the next title. (chart of allegiances) (Fantasy. 11+)"
Hunter ratchets up the tension in the return of the house pet turned feral warrior. Read full book review >
INTO THE WILD by Erin Hunter
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"Teen readers will readily identify with Firepaw's strenuous efforts to fit into the group, applaud his courage to follow his own convictions, cheer his eventual recognition by ThunderClan, and rejoice at the promised sequel. (Fantasy. 11+)"
Hunter debuts with a suspenseful animal adventure that will leave readers eyeing Puss a bit nervously. Read full book review >