Entries Tagged as 'Animals'

Peep and the Big Wide World

May 20th, 2014 · No Comments · Television

Review By HOMA WOODRUM If you are looking for new options for your little ones, I highly recommend “Peep and the Big Wide World,” available on PBS, Netflix, and Hulu Plus. Each episode includes a mix of animation and real life stories all with themes of investigation and discovery. In one episode, for example, Peep […]

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Feathers: Not Just for Flying

April 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By HEATHER CLARK Did you know that in addition to their use in flying and for body warmth, feathers can be used to make noise, dig, act as sunscreen, help a bird sink, swim or slide, even function as snowshoes or a scrub brush?! Kids can learn all there is to know about feathers […]

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Almost an Animal Alphabet

December 12th, 2013 · No Comments · Books

Review By JANE COWLES Almost an Animal Alphabet by Katie Viggers is a sensory delight. First of all, I love the feel of the book. The cover is like a wood panel with a smooth suede surface. The color palette soft yet harmonized. The style of the illustrations is diverse. The title intrigues me. Why […]

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Animals Matter: A Biologist Explains Why We Should Treat Animals with Compassion and Respect

November 23rd, 2013 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JACQUELINE BODNAR This is a book that has been written for those in high school and beyond. It provides great insight into the many ways that animals are impacted by humans. Not only does it provide facts and information, but it also offers thought-provoking questions. Marc Bekoff takes the reader through animal well-being […]

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