Entries Tagged as 'Monkeys'

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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The Story of Doctor Dolittle

August 5th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Popular culture and movies abound with depictions of Doctor Dolittle, the man who could talk to the animals. The original series spanned several novels, of which The Story of Doctor Dolittle is the first. It’s a great adventure story, featuring memorable characters, exotic travel, a narrow escape from pirates, and of course, […]

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It’s a Book

January 9th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY It’s hard to believe that people have called It’s a Book by Lane Smith subversive, simply because it uses a mild expletive. I can see calling this picture book (which I suspect is geared more to adults than children) crude, dumb, or mundane. But subversive should be reserved for books that […]

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Hug Time

July 31st, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT With Hug Time, Patrick McDonnell, longtime cartoonist and creator of “Mutts” (as well as the artist behind New Jersey’s animal friendly license plate), has crafted another winner. The sweet rhyming cadence and nicely balanced illustrations happily hook adults and children as they follow Jules the Kitten. Jules is feeling a little […]

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