Entries Tagged as 'Wild Animals'

Dirty Rats?

October 15th, 2015 · No Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD Using what we’ve learned to hate about rats,┬áDIRTY RATS?, leads us from familiar (disgusted!) territory to cute, helpful, furry territory with interesting facts and adorable images of many different kinds of rats. Author Darrin Lunde is a mammalogist with the American Museum of Natural History, so he knows his rats. And […]

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Three Little Beavers

February 2nd, 2015 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI Three Little Beavers tells the story of Beatrix the Beaver and her two siblings. Beatrix worries that she’s not as good at anything as her brother and sister, who seem to be good at everything. But when the three beavers get caught in beaver traps, Beatrix’s abilities start to shine. When […]

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Letters of the West: An ABC Book of the Many Plants, Animals, and Other Curious Features of the West

September 25th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM I received a review copy of Letters of the West: An ABC Book of the Many Plants, Animals, and Other Curious Features of the West from the publisher just after we returned from a road trip that took us alone the length of Nevada from Las Vegas to Lake Tahoe and […]

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Montessori Map Work

July 25th, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY I’d love to hear what folks in the Montessori community think of this new board book, which teaches preschoolers the basics about continents. (Please leave your thoughts in the comments!) The book is visually appealing, with pages for each continent that feature┬ánative animals and a textured outline on the map for […]

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