Entries Tagged as 'Depiction of Vegetarian Food in Books'

Lena of Vegitopia and the Mystery of the Missing Animals

September 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By DIANE VUKOVIC The story takes place in Vegitopia, a land where humans and animals live in peace together and no one would ever dream of eating animals. One day, a little girl named Lena who has her own lettuce patch learns that the babies of Vegitopia are going missing. She sends a letter […]

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Houndsley and Catina

September 20th, 2011 · 6 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM On vacation recently, I stopped into an independent bookshop that exclusively catered to children’s books and let them know I was looking for charming chapter books.  Moments later I had a number of books to choose from and was flipping through the first of four books in the Houndlsey and Catina […]

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Toad Food & Measle Soup

July 7th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Kiddo and I love the humorous title of this chapter book by Christine McDonnell, and we now often refer to tofu (one of our favorite foods) as “toad food.”  Vegetarian kids will get a kick out of how Leo Nolan, an omnivore whose mom goes through a short-lived vegetarian phase, misunderstands the […]

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The Sandwich Swap

April 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT In the aptly titled story The Sandwich Swap, Lily and Salma are best friends who share everything, including a love of sandwiches. Salma’s sandwich of choice is hummus in a pita, while Lily prefers peanut butter and jelly on white bread. Though they love each other dearly, they don’t give voice to their feelings about the […]

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