Entries Tagged as 'Animal Exploitation'

Moon Bear

July 17th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Moon Bear is a great pick for three reasons. First, this picture book will grow with kids. The text is simple enough to engage young children, but the endnotes will interest older ones who are reading themselves. Second, Ed Young’s illustrations are certain to mesmerize adults and children alike. His use […]

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The Adventures of Penny, The Rhode Island Red

May 4th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN They are the most striking animals. Their scaly legs and feet remind of us their distant relatives, the long extinct dinosaurs. Their bright red combs and wattles mesmerize, as do their beaks, wings and curious personalities. Chickens are one of the animals we first encounter in storybooks, folktales and film […]

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Hairy Hezekiah

January 8th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Poor Hezekiah! This Bactrian camel gent spends his days in a British zoo, very lonely indeed. The hairy fellow spends much of his time talking to himself, or to his keepers, who do not understand a word he utters. This makes him ill tempered and unhappy. Eventually Hezekiah has a go […]

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Pele’s Forever Home

December 5th, 2011 · 5 Comments · Books

Review By ROBYN MOORE I love Pele’s Forever Home, and the fact that it’s a true story about an important issue makes me love it even more. The story focuses on Pele, a greyhound who was born into the cruel world of dog racing, where animals are forced to run around tracks for the sake […]

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