Entries Tagged as 'animal rights'

Santa’s First Vegan Christmas

November 11th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By DIANE VUKOVIC When I read the title Santa’s First Vegan Christmas, I thought that this was going to be a kids’ book about leaving Santa plant milk and vegan cookies under the tree.  Boy was I wrong! This cute, rhyming kid’s story actually tackles the very serious theme of animal labor. Specifically, it deals with […]

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Book of Life (2014)

November 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Movies

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL The movie “Book of Life” lived up to my expectations and then some. I absolutely loved the clever and detailed animation as well as the story within a story (within a story!). All the characters looked like marionettes and the colors were varied and vivid. Black and white was used beautifully […]

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Tina and the Penguin

January 19th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI On a class trip to the zoo, a penguin escapes from his enclosure and starts to follow Tina around. Realizing that the zoo is no place for a penguin, Tina dresses the penguin in a disguise with a pink beret and sneaks him onto the school bus and back to her […]

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Peaceable Forest: India’s Tale of Kindness to Animals

November 25th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review by CAROLYN M. MULLIN At the Los Angeles Green Festival, I had the pleasure of meeting Kosa Ely, author of the new children’s book Peaceable Forest: India’s Tale of Kindness to Animals. (You can see the book trailer here). Kosa is just as sweet and compassionate as the ancient Vedic story told within her […]

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