Entries Tagged as 'Animal Emotion'

I’m a Turkey

January 21st, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY This lighthearted picture book gives kids a realistic view of what the lives of wild turkeys are like. If you’ve ever been to a farm or farm sanctuary, you might be surprised to learn that wild turkeys — who have not been fattened up to be someone’s dinner — can fly […]

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Hilda Hen’s Search

December 6th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Accompanied by striking linocut illustrations, Hilda Hen’s Search is a cute story of a hen’s hunt for the perfect place to lay her eggs. After finding several appealing places that aren’t quite right — such as the basket of a bicycle — Hilda finally finds a place to hatch her brood […]

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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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Animals Get Scared Too, Just Like You!

November 25th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN During a stroll through the Miami International Book Fair, I had a pleasant chance encounter with John Adkins, author and artist of Animals Get Scared Too, Just Like You! Recently published by Miami Dade College – the same institution where Adkins instructs, – the book is simple is its goal: […]

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