Entries Tagged as 'Animal Emotion'

The Adventures of Penny, The Rhode Island Red

May 4th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN They are the most striking animals. Their scaly legs and feet remind of us their distant relatives, the long extinct dinosaurs. Their bright red combs and wattles mesmerize, as do their beaks, wings and curious personalities. Chickens are one of the animals we first encounter in storybooks, folktales and film […]

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Gracie the Lighthouse Cat

August 13th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN I’m naturally drawn to historical accounts involving animals, and the story of Gracie, a lighthouse cat whose kitten becomes imperiled during a storm is a short, action-packed and dramatic one. Based on a true account on one of the Farne Islands of England in 1838, Gracie’s attempt to rescue her […]

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Dogs Have the Strangest Friends & Other True Stories of Animal Feelings

March 21st, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN I had the pleasure of hosting Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson at a conference some years ago at Farm Sanctuary. He’s as down-to-earth as the animals he depicts in his books on animal sentience. Most recognized for When Elephants Weep and Dogs Never Lie About Love, Masson is a committed animal advocate […]

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Hello, Baby Beluga

January 29th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY I didn’t give the new picture book from Darrin Lunde and Patricia J. Wynne Hello, Baby Beluga enough credit when I first picked it up. Scanning through it on my own, I got the impression that the way it presented facts, without any real storyline, was a little dry. My 5-year-old daughter, […]

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