Entries Tagged as 'Zoos'

Hippopposites

August 1st, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By ROBYN MOORE Hippopposites is a visually appealing board book which presents opposites in a non-traditional way. Every page and its match on the following page features an abstract image of a hippo that’s morphed into different sizes, shapes, textures, and other slightly advanced design concepts. For example, some of the opposites included in […]

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City Life

January 10th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI We love this book. We got it for our daughter (age 2.5) for Christmas and have read it many times since then. It’s the story of a little girl thinking about all of the fun she and her two moms are going to have in her neighborhood the next day. As she lays in […]

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Hairy Hezekiah

January 8th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Poor Hezekiah! This Bactrian camel gent spends his days in a British zoo, very lonely indeed. The hairy fellow spends much of his time talking to himself, or to his keepers, who do not understand a word he utters. This makes him ill tempered and unhappy. Eventually Hezekiah has a go […]

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The Girl and the Elephant

September 16th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN In the same spirit as The Little Prince comes this otherworldly tale of a young girl who befriends an elephant at the local zoo. A vulture, chimps, and of course the elephant look forlorn behind the bars of their barren cages/enclosures. A carrot entices the elephant to consider this potential […]

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