Notable Animals in Literature

Celebrate the animal heroes, villains, and sidekicks from beloved books.


Tim & Aurelia Sanders created by

Tim & Aurelia Sanders

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Jungle Books

"It is quite possible that an animal has spoken to me and that I didn't catch the remark because I wasn't paying attention." E.B. White's observation from Charlotte's Web is a reminder to listen to the powerful voices of animals in literature. From Moby Dick to Stuart Little, this print celebrates the animal heroes, villains, and sidekicks from beloved books. The delightful literary menagerie shows these creatures in profile, along with the book titles and names of the authors who created them. Bookworms who've laughed with Baloo the bear or soared with Jonathan Livingston Seagull will love this group portrait of the literary animal kingdom. Four-color offset lithograph printed in small runs on a Heidelberg press. Made by Tim and Aurelia Sanders in Wisconsin.

Tim & Aurelia Sanders

created by

Tim & Aurelia Sanders



Tim and Aurelia Sanders think people should enjoy more mirth. They mixed together data visualization, writing, and humor to create artwork that was smart as well as funny. Their process begins with a mix of ideas and sketches, which are gradually refined through research, experimentation, and "occasional hair pulling." Timothy employs his background as an art director and playwright, and Aurelia keeps their projects well edited and on track. "It's a great pleasure to see a passerby stop at one of our posters, lean in close, and start to laugh," they say.

Have a peek at Tim's sketchbooks to see how his thought process works as he creates new posters.

Only at UncommonGoods Recycled Made in the USA
Made from
water based ink, 100 lb FSC certified archival paper
24" H x 18" W
Gently unroll your chart and place into a frame, or weigh down chart's edges with books on a clean smooth surface.
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