Entries Tagged as 'Tigers'

Little Sid: The Tiny Prince Who Became Buddha

April 14th, 2018 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD A relevant picture book for our times, Little Sid is a retelling of how a prince, Siddhartha, became Buddha. While not historically accurate, the story maintains the concepts and spirit of lessons to be learned in a style that will entice young readers. The modern twist (stuffed animals! casual diction!) will […]

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Mother to Tigers

July 3rd, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY I tend to oppose zoos and zoo literature for children. As much as zoos try to replicate the natural habitats of exotic animals, an image from a childhood visit to a zoo is indelibly marked in my mind: the eyes of a nonhuman primate behind thick plexiglass looking blankly forward, seeming not […]

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Saving the Baghdad Zoo: A True Story of Hope and Heroes

April 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN All too often in human conflict and warfare, animals also suffer although their struggle for survival tends to be put on the backburner. The case was no different during America’s Iraq invasion. The U.S. Army eventually made it into the Baghdad Zoo and the royal palaces where wild animals had […]

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