Entries Tagged as '1970s Children’s Books'

The Hoboken Chicken Emergency

August 23rd, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Fans of chickens and commentator/ author Daniel Pinkwater may be familiar with The Hoboken Chicken Emergency (Amazon affiliate link), first published in 1977. Unsurprisingly, some of the material is dated but the overarching tale of genuine affection portrayed between a boy and a giant chicken rings true with young animal lovers. Aspects that won’t ring […]

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The Lorax

July 5th, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By KATRINA F. A book can be called a true classic when it gets better as the years go by, much like a fine, aging wine. Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax is one of those unique classics. The story opens with a young boy traversing a ruined land and stumbling upon the mystery of the […]

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