Entries Tagged as 'Huyen MacMichael'

Alice in Wonderland: Down the Rabbit Hole

October 1st, 2015 · No Comments · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL Eating ‘shrooms, swallowing pills, smoking a “hookah”, bizarre experiences and visions as well as several other odd references lead many to question whether the original children’s story Alice in Wonderland had references to drugs. 150 years later (yes, this year is the anniversary of Alice in Wonderland!), research suggests Lewis Carroll, a […]

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Book of Life (2014)

November 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Movies

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL The movie “Book of Life” lived up to my expectations and then some. I absolutely loved the clever and detailed animation as well as the story within a story (within a story!). All the characters looked like marionettes and the colors were varied and vivid. Black and white was used beautifully […]

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Jo MacDonald Hiked in the Woods

November 15th, 2013 · No Comments · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL I received a review copy of Jo MacDonald Hiked in the Woods from the publisher and after following Jo MacDonald when she Saw a Pond and Had a Garden, I was eager to follow as she Hiked in the Woods. As in the previous books, author Mary Quattlebaum uses the familiar […]

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Our Top Picks for 4-Year-Olds

October 25th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Books

By JESSICA ALMY In honor of Vegbooks’ fourth birthday, I asked our contributors to name their top picks for 4-year-old kids. Here’s what they said. Jennifer Gannett: My choice for 4-year-olds is…. Pizza Kittens! Homa Woodrum recommends Violet Mackerel’s Natural Habitat, Monster on the Hill, and Kevin Henkes’ Penny books. Jane Cowles (who designed the lovely graphic at the beginning of […]

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