Entries Tagged as 'Bears'

Endangered Animals

April 16th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY, as part of our ongoing series celebrating Environmental Education Week “People and animals share the same earth. They have shared it for a long, long time.” So begins Faith McNulty’s simple, beautiful early reader that introduces children to the conservation of endangered species. This book is geared to younger children than […]

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How Chipmunk Got His Stripes

February 8th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY I have a weakness for folk tales, and I really enjoy this retelling of a story that has, according to the authors’ notes, Cherokee, Abenaki, and Iroquois roots. How Chipmunk Got His Stripes is a picture book about a bear and a squirrel-turned-chipmunk. At its heart, this story is more about bragging and teasing than natural history, […]

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Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother Too?

January 12th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM We are Eric Carle fans so I love discovering new (to us) books with his illustrations. Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too? is a great book with a veg and family friendly theme (and a wonderful companion to Mister Seahorse). Each page asks if a different animal has a mother, responding on […]

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A Starlit Snowfall

December 11th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI I received this book as a review copy. It is the story of two friends making plans as winter approaches. Bear has a nice warm cave and invites Rabbit to stay with him until spring arrives. Rabbit says no at first, enjoying the freedom of the brisk fall mornings. But then the first frost of […]

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