Entries Tagged as 'Turtles'

Yertle the Turtle

December 29th, 2016 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI My three-year-old son has recently become interested in Dr. Seuss’s Yertle the Turtle, which seems appropriate in this political climate. My seven-year-old has even started asking to read it. It’s Dr. Seuss, but it seems more poignant than most of his stories. It’s the story of a turtle who is king […]

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On Kiki’s Reef

April 28th, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By ANDREA ZOLLMAN Author Carol L. Malnor based her new book, On Kiki’s Reef, on her own visit to a coral reef. This story introduces to readers sea turtles as well as other fascinating inhabitants of a coral reef. The book reminded me of my own visit to Maui, diving among the fish and […]

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Little Turtle’s Big Adventure

April 26th, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By DIANE VUKOVIC Even though this book was was first published in 1969, it is still highly relevant today. It begins with a little turtle enjoying his life by a pond. All the animals at the pond are happy until one day there is a rumble like thunder. Men with bulldozers and machines come […]

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Going Home: The Mystery of Animal Migration

August 25th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM Vegbooks favorite, author Marianne Berkes, presents the concept of animal migration in the multi-tiered way I’ve come to enjoy in her books (Over in the Forest and Over in the Jungle). For younger readers the book is a great read-aloud and the pictures are larger than life — migratory animals are shown […]

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