Entries Tagged as 'Wild Animals'

Bats: Learning to Fly

February 1st, 2017 · No Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD The wonderfully fun and informative SCIENCE COMICS series, which has brought us exciting topics like coral reefs, dinosaurs, and volcanoes, is about to get a new addition: Bats: Learning to Fly. Infusing storytelling with sidebar information, author Falynn Koch tells the story of Little Brown, a bat who loses his way and is swatted away […]

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Zootopia (2016)

March 11th, 2016 · 4 Comments · Movies

Review By HOMA WOODRUM “Zootopia” loosely means “animal place” and in Disney’s new movie it refers to a sprawling metropolis with multiple climates/areas where mammals (both predators and prey) co-exist. Judy, as a young bunny in a farm town, wants to be a police officer when she grows up. The movie follows Judy’s journey as […]

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Over on a Mountain

February 26th, 2016 · No Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD Families and classrooms familiar with the traditional counting song “Over in the Meadow” will love trying out this creative version that can be read or sung. Author and educator Marianne Berkes has several versions on this theme, and Over on a Mountain is a beautiful and worthy addition to the collection. With […]

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Butterfly Counting

January 4th, 2016 · 5 Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD Butterfly Counting is much more than a colorful counting book. It is a butterfly-focused collection of gorgeous artwork, a language book, and a mini-encyclopedia of facts about butterflies, moths, a grasshopper, and even a penguin! The author’s sense of humor comes through in the introductory pages that point out that there […]

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