Entries Tagged as 'Pigs'

Pigmares: Porcine Poems of the Silver Screen

September 16th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By KRISITN WALD Pigmares: Porcine Poems of the Silver Screen, written and illustrated by Doug Cushman, is the perfect blend of silly and classic horror. With characters like Pigzilla, Pig Kong, and even Dr. Hogwell and Mr. Pigg, kids get a first taste of old-time scary movies with the right dose of goofy adjustment […]

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Huff & Puff

May 2nd, 2012 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By ROBYN MOORE Huff & Puff is a twist on a classic fairy tale. We all know the story about the three little pigs and the wolf who huffed and puffed. This story features the same cast of characters, but the main character, the wolf, is played by the reader (or the reader’s child)! […]

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Old MacDonald Has No Farm … ee-i-anymore

March 12th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY It’s probably inevitable that a book on factory farming will elicit strong reactions from vegetarian and vegan families, and no doubt some people will have a quarrel with Old MacDonald Has No Farm … ee-i-anymore. The premise of this book is that industrialized animal agriculture has driven Old MacDonald out of […]

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Mercy Watson to the Rescue

March 3rd, 2012 · 4 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM Mercy Watson to the Rescue by Kate Di Camillo (of The Tale of Despereaux fame) and illustrated by Chris Van Dusen is the first of what is currently a six book series centered around the exuberant pig Mercy Watson. Mr. and Mrs. Watson dote on Mercy, extolling her many virtues and proclaiming that […]

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