Entries Tagged as 'Giraffes'

Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother Too?

January 12th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM We are Eric Carle fans so I love discovering new (to us) books with his illustrations. Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too? is a great book with a veg and family friendly theme (and a wonderful companion to Mister Seahorse). Each page asks if a different animal has a mother, responding on […]

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A Giraffe Goes to Paris

June 17th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN As a follow-up to her historical fiction piece on Clara the Rhino, author/ curator/ teacher Mary Tavener Holmes depicts the life and travels of one other influential animal in A Giraffe Goes to Paris. Born in 1824, Belle is given to the King of France, Charles X, as an exotic […]

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Madagascar (2005)

February 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Opening to the song “Born Free,”  “Madagascar” follows the adventures of Marty the zebra, Alex the lion, Gloria the hippopotamus and Melman the giraffe. Denizens of the Central Park Zoo, they and their neighbors have varying degrees of affection for the institution. When Marty happens upon a group of penguins working […]

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Low Song

November 12th, 2009 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Written by poet Eve Merriam and illustrated by Pam Paparone, Low Song is a rhythmic ode to all things small and low.   The narrator sings the praises of dachshunds, a cow’s tongue licking clover, sleeping giraffes, and baby raccoons.  With an eye to seasonal changes, such as the falling of leaves […]

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