Entries Tagged as 'Issues Facing Wildlife'

Bats: Learning to Fly

February 1st, 2017 · No Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD The wonderfully fun and informative SCIENCE COMICS series, which has brought us exciting topics like coral reefs, dinosaurs, and volcanoes, is about to get a new addition: Bats: Learning to Fly. Infusing storytelling with sidebar information, author Falynn Koch tells the story of Little Brown, a bat who loses his way and is swatted away […]

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Elephant Journey

February 28th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN In the heart of California, in the midst of rolling hills, there is a very special place known as PAWS to us humans, and considered heaven-on-earth by dozens of elephants, tigers, and other big cats. Started by Pat Derby, former Hollywood animal trainer turned animal advocate, the Performing Animal Welfare […]

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Dirty Rats?

October 15th, 2015 · No Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD Using what we’ve learned to hate about rats, DIRTY RATS?, leads us from familiar (disgusted!) territory to cute, helpful, furry territory with interesting facts and adorable images of many different kinds of rats. Author Darrin Lunde is a mammalogist with the American Museum of Natural History, so he knows his rats. And […]

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Three Little Beavers

February 2nd, 2015 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI Three Little Beavers tells the story of Beatrix the Beaver and her two siblings. Beatrix worries that she’s not as good at anything as her brother and sister, who seem to be good at everything. But when the three beavers get caught in beaver traps, Beatrix’s abilities start to shine. When […]

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