unlikely heroes by jennifer s. holland

Unlikely Heroes: 37 Inspiring Stories of Courage and Heart from the Animal Kingdom

by Jennifer S. Holland

In her heartwarming New York Times bestsellers, Unlikely Friendships and last year's Unlikely Loves, Jennifer Holland revealed the surprising emotional bonds that exist between animals of different species.

Now, she dives into 37 new, inspiring stories about animals going above and beyond, showing surprising heroism when you wouldn't expect it. A feral cat protecting a kitten in a tornado. A pod of dolphins shielding swimmers from a great white shark. The trio of seals who saved a drowning dog.

Heroism is often assumed to be a human characteristic, but these animals prove otherwise.