This Book Is Literally Just Pictures of Cute Animals That Will Make You Feel Better


As its name subtly suggests, this book features 80 pictures of excessively cute animals. That’s Literally it. Among other gems, you can expect some cats flaunting some fabulous wigs, sloths dangling casually, otters holding hands (an actual thing that occurs in nature) and piglets wearing little rainboots for some adorable reason. Beyond a shadow of a doubt, this book is a landmark moment in the history of photojournalism.

While turning these puppy-peppered pages, your mood will Literally become one of delight and tenderness. And therein lies the powerful magic of pictures of cute animals. Just simply peering into those big eyes carries with it all the gravitas of a David Attenborough nature documentary, but without having to actually watch a documentary.

The resilience of the animal kingdom is endlessly inspiring. Cast your mind to this iconic image: a kitten dangling from a tree branch, while sagely encouraging us humans to just “hang in there.” And hang in there we did – in order to own this book. This is Literally exactly what our turbulent world needs right now. With its unique meow factor, this is the book that you deserve after a ruff day at work. (It should be said that, mercifully, no animal puns are included in this book.)

Creator Bio

Smith Street Books’ editorial staff themselves undertook the arduous work of curating cute animal images for this book.

Price £9.99
Format Hardback
Publication Date 3 September 2019
Pages 96
Height 185mm
Width 160mm
Illustrations 80 colour photographs
Rights World except North & Latin America, Asia, Australia, NZ
ISBN-13 9781925811186