Entries Tagged as 'Fairy Tales'

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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Huff & Puff

May 2nd, 2012 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By ROBYN MOORE Huff & Puff is a twist on a classic fairy tale. We all know the story about the three little pigs and the wolf who huffed and puffed. This story features the same cast of characters, but the main character, the wolf, is played by the reader (or the reader’s child)! […]

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Fairly Fairy Tales

April 26th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY We’re going to have a hard time returning this book to the library. After having the book read to her once, kiddo was able to read it by herself, and she’s gotten in the habit over the past few weeks of reading it to me every morning before school as I […]

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The Three Little Pigs: An Architectural Tale

June 15th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Steven Guarnaccia’s fresh take on the three little pigs will delight parents with an eye to design or architecture.  Basing the pigs on Frank Gehry, Phillip Johnson, and Frank Lloyd Wright, Mr. Guarnaccia’s work also features early and mid-century furnishings by the likes of Mart Stam, Thonet, and Eero Saarinen.  (I […]

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