Entries Tagged as 'PETA'

Top Holiday Picks 2010

November 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Books, Movies

By JESSICA ALMY If you’re making a list and checking it twice, consider these titles for the kids in your life. They’ve all gotten positive reviews on Vegbooks in the past year. Granny Gomez and Jigsaw by Deborah Underwood and Scott Magoon (ages 3-7). Shop online at Farm Sanctuary and a portion of the purchase […]

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Wild Animals in Captivity

June 13th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN If my buddies Jonathan Balcombe and Marc Bekoff, along with PETA’s own Ingrid Newkirk, are endorsing a kid’s book then you know it’s not only going to be good, but ethically spot-on. Rob Laidlaw, a longtime campaigner for animal protection and founder of Zoocheck Canada, pens his first children’s book […]

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Finding Nemo (2003)

February 23rd, 2010 · 4 Comments · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY “Fish are friends, not food!” No wonder PETA loved this animated flick aimed at the preschool and early elementary crowd. While parts were scary for my kiddo, she empathized with the plight of fish in captivity, reasoning that they would be happier in the wild with their families. Personally, I loved that the […]

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Shark Tale (2004)

November 25th, 2009 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY Last night, my husband and I enjoyed the zany antics and fun music of “Shark Tale” on DVD. Geared to older kids, the movie is still too mature for kiddo. Vegetarian kids will love that Lenny the Shark (Jack Black) shares their outlook on life, and all kids can benefit from […]

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