Entries Tagged as 'Lions'

The Vegetarian Lion

December 1st, 2011 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI I had such high hopes for this book.  It’s the story of a lion that is a little different. He doesn’t like to eat meat and would rather eat vegetables instead. He is a loner amongst his lion friends, but that’s okay because he bides his time with other vegetarian animals like […]

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Peter and the Pigeons

November 30th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Children’s literature is notoriously easy on the zoo industry. Zoos are depicted as places that animals want to be — with little mention of whether it’s natural for elephants to stand on concrete, or whether lions should really be pacing in their enclosures. So when a kids book is even a […]

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Deep in the Jungle

July 7th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JACQUELINE BODNAR What happens when you take an arrogant jungle lion and put him in a circus? He finds that he much preferred life in the jungle, and he returns with a new, more refined attitude toward his animal neighbors. In Deep in the Jungle, author Dan Yaccarino takes a look at circuses through […]

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Christian the Lion

June 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Undoubtedly you’ve seen the famous photos and YouTube video of long lost friends Anthony and John and their lion, Christian, reuniting and hugging in the African panorama to everyone’s surprise and joy (at the fact that Christian remembered the two after having been separated for some time). As a cub, […]

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