Entries Tagged as 'Animal Abuse'

Madeline and the Bad Hat

January 15th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL Madeline is a familiar and popular series to many so I thought I would introduce the stories to my daughter. We picked out this particular one by chance thinking it was about a hat, of course. But we were surprised to find Ludwig Bemelmans refers to the idiom of the bad […]

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The Snake Who Was Afraid of People

December 4th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Barry Louis Polisar’s The Snake Who Was Afraid of People is the tale of a young snake named Leo, who is afraid of people —  a fear stemming from his observations of how humans treat the natural world, including snakes. This fear of people leads other snakes to make fun of […]

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Deliverance of Dancing Bears

October 20th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Australian Elizabeth Stanley writes from the heart and from her travels through Turkey and Greece in The Deliverance of Dancing Bears. Written in the calming tone of an old folk tale, the story tells of Yusuf, an elderly man, who bears witness to the warrant and needless cruelty inflicted upon […]

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Perfect the Pig

August 20th, 2010 · 6 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Before Granny Gomez and Jigsaw, vegetarian and vegan families had Susan Jeschke’s book Perfect the Pig. Celebrating porcine intelligence and the human-animal bond, Ms. Jeschke’s storybook also deals with animal cruelty and the problems that arise when we use animals for our own purposes rather than allow them to simply be […]

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