Entries Tagged as 'Chickens'

Chicken Run (2000)

January 18th, 2016 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY How is it we’ve posted 750 reviews on Vegbooks, and yet we haven’t reviewed Nick Park’s 2000 animated film “Chicken Run” yet? PETA includes it in an article on 10 movies that will make you go meatless and the ultimate list of animal-friendly movies. And the Humane Society of the United States liked it […]

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Dave Loves Chickens

December 8th, 2013 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT A gold-hearted alien monster has come to visit us, and he seeks to spread the message that chickens are incredible creatures who deserve to be treated better than their human co-Earthlings are treating them. We can get behind that idea! Dave is incredulous that on Earth, chickens are eaten. Although there is a silly, playful tone as he delineates […]

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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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Minny’s Dream

October 12th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN I absolutely love the genre of animal rights kiddy fiction, and was delighted to receive a copy of the now out-of-print Minny’s Dream by Clare Druce. The 129-page chapter book chronicles a young girl’s exciting move from the city to the country, where she unexpectedly finds herself neighboring a battery […]

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