Entries Tagged as 'Zoos'

Brown Bear & Friends

January 12th, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI My four-month-old son received the Brown Bear & Friends Board Book Gift Set (Amazon affiliate link) for Christmas. It contains the three Eric Carle books — the classic Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? — and two additional titles that I was not familiar with — Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do […]

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View from a Zoo

January 1st, 2014 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI I received this book as a review copy from the author. It is the story of a house cat that has a nice cushy life in a warm, comfy house. But she gets bored staring out the window at the world – she wants to experience the world. After sneaking out of the house […]

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Tina and the Penguin

January 19th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI On a class trip to the zoo, a penguin escapes from his enclosure and starts to follow Tina around. Realizing that the zoo is no place for a penguin, Tina dresses the penguin in a disguise with a pink beret and sneaks him onto the school bus and back to her […]

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The One and Only Ivan

August 10th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY hello I am Ivan. I am a gorilla. It’s not as easy as it looks. So begins the spare, beautiful tale of The One and Only Ivan, a novel about a gorilla kept in a shopping mall exhibit, next to animals forced to perform in a circus. It’s difficult to review complex […]

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