Entries Tagged as 'Animals'

If You Decide to Go to the Moon

November 21st, 2013 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI Like most four-year-olds, my daughter loves space. She has already asked my wife and me if we will take care of her children while she is studying on the moon as an astronaut. Of course we said yes. To encourage her love of space, we bought her this book for Christmas last […]

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The Cart that Carried Martin

October 5th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Eve Bunting’s latest work has my passion for animals, culture, history, artifacts, and social justice all wrapped up into one children’s book that addresses a brief, albeit important moment in our nation’s collective memory: the funeral procession of Martin Luther King Jr. The Cart that Carried Martin doesn’t focus on Dr. […]

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Steam Train, Dream Train

June 24th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM “Don’t judge a book by its cover” is cliche for a reason and I wanted to be sure to share that the latest book from the team of author Sherri Duskey Rinker and illustrator Tom Lichtenheld (who wrote and illustrated Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site, a favorite in our house) is not about a […]

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Roly Poly Pangolin

May 31st, 2013 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Pango…what? Pangolins are adorable scaly mammals (author/illustrator Anna Dewdney clearly has a soft spot for them) and Roly Poly Pangolin (Amazon affiliate link) is an equally adorable book about a very shy baby pangolin. Poor Roly Poly is very small and doesn’t like new things at all. Toddlers and pre-schoolers will relate to and enjoy reading about Roly Poly’s […]

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