John F. Carr Collection at

St. Bonaventure University



Little Fuzzy

John F. Carr Home Archival Collection Archives Home


Little Fuzzy, by H. Beam Piper

Little Fuzzy is a novel written by H. Beam Piper and originally published in 1962. It was nominated for the 1963 Hugo Award for best novel.

The story is part of Piper's Terro-Human Future History, which through a series of linked science-fiction stories and novels chart the history of mankind's venture into space and interstellar colonization. Other notable novels in the Terro-Human future history include: Four-Day Planet, Uller Uprising, The Cosmic Computer, and Space Viking. (

The plot of Little Fuzzy revolves around mankind determining whether a small furry species on the planet Zarathustra is sapient.

Fuzzy Sapiens
(original title:
The Other Human Race)
by H. Beam Piper

Fuzzies and Other People
by H. Beam Piper
Piper wrote two sequels to Little Fuzzy; Fuzzy Sapiens (originally published as The Other Human Race), and Fuzzies and Other People, which was published after Piper's suicide in 1964.

Since Piper's death, others have written novels in the Fuzzy series. These novels include Fuzzy Bones, by William Tuning, and Golden Dreams: A Fuzzy Odyssey, by Ardath Mayhar.

John F. Carr's publishing house, Pequod Press, has recently published another installment in the series, Fuzzy Ergo Sum, by Wolfgang Diehr. Diehr's second Fuzzy novel, Caveat Fuzzy, is also due to be published by Pequod press in 2012.

"Fuzzy" Novels published by Pequod Press:

Coming Soon!
Fuzzy Ergo Sum,
by Wolfgang Diehr
Caveat Fuzzy,
by Wolfgang Diehr

General "Fuzzy" Archival Holdings:
For holdings related to specific titles, please click one of the above titles.

H. Beam Piper titles [books]


Physical Description:

A list of title by H. Beam Piper included in the Carr collection. To date, these titles include:

            Little Fuzzy

            The Other Human Race

            Fuzzy Sapiens (original title: The Other Human Race)

            Fuzzies and Other People

            First Cycle (2 copies)

            Uller Uprising

            Four-Day Planet and Lone Star Planet (2 copies)


            The Cosmic Computer

            Space Viking

These titles are shelved with the other books in the Carr collection.

Home    Archive Collection    Camden Benares    Lord Kalvan   Pictures    Writing Career    Related Links

Back to Top

Page created by Ellen Winger, Spring 2012.
Last update: 29 April 2013