Entries Tagged as 'Easter'

Quiet Bunny’s Many Colors

April 12th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI Quiet Bunny sees the beautiful spring colors around him – the red tulips, the yellow sun, the blue jays, the green frogs – and is sad that he is the dull brown and white color of winter.  Quiet Bunny rolls in red clay, covers himself in honey and yellow dandelions, squishes […]

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The Rabbit Problem

April 11th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Illustrating Fibonacci’s famous Rabbit Problem, in which the mathematician explored the numerical ramifications of  a hypothetical world in which a rabbit population increases exponentially, Emily Gravett’s delightful picture book follows a rabbit family through a year. Set up like a calendar, the book serves two equally important purposes: 1) to interest […]

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The Story of the Easter Robin

April 9th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By BEN DEVRIES Christian children’s books about the biblical story of Easter or the animals we culturally associate with the celebration today (bunnies, chicks, etc.) are plentiful. But books which are true to the original message of Christ’s resurrection and also communicate a message of genuine concern for animals are hard to find. Because of this, […]

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The Happy Egg

April 6th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Ruth Krauss and Crockett Johnson, the team behind The Carrot Seed, created this lovely little book, which captures the life of an egg in simple terms for young listeners and beginning readers. While the use of the pronoun “it” may cause some people to cringe, vegans will appreciate that this book […]

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