Entries Tagged as 'Ants'

Mixed Beasts

January 14th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By ROBYN MOORE Inside Mixed Beasts, you’ll find a collection of fictional beasts discovered by Zoologist and Professor Julius Duckworth O’Hare Esq. Each odd beast is a combination of two animals or two “things.” For example, there is a rhinocerostrich, a kangarooster, and a flamingocart. The book is set up as a field guide (a […]

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Give Us a Chance

December 15th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By ROBYN MOORE In Give Us a Chance, author Jane Mann introduces us to those creatures “we love to hate or may not yet appreciate.” It’s a short book of 26 rhyming poems intended to provide some understanding of the animals who often get a bad rap—such as pigeons, magpies, spiders, toads, ants, and […]

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Hey, Little Ant

September 8th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Hey, Little Ant, written by father-daughter duo Hannah (then nine-years-old) and Phillip Hoose, is by far my favorite children’s book. Honestly! It has everything you could possibly wish for – inviting artwork, relatable scenarios, quick, upbeat writing, and a prompting message that leaves the reader with an ethical quagmire. Kid […]

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Ladybug Girl

April 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Wife-and-husband team Jacky Davis and David Soman have collaborated on a delightful book that follows preschool-aged Lulu through a morning when she must entertain herself. Proclaiming herself Ladybug Girl and flanked by her loyal dog Bingo, Lulu discovers that she’s fearless and powerful. She skips through a “lake” that may or may not […]

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