Entries Tagged as 'Birds'

Whooo Loves You?

August 7th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM I read this lift a flap board book (a review copy from the publisher) to both my 1 year old and my 3 year old. My 1 year old was interested in pulling at the flaps which, sadly, are a structural weak point in a book with otherwise sturdy pages (which […]

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One Red Apple

July 26th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM This charming book has beautiful paintings and a lovely message for all ages.  It follows the journey of a red apple from a tree to being picked, driven to market, purchased, and enjoyed.  (I will mention that the pages where the apples are driven to market do include a family farm […]

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Goose’s Story

June 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Based on her own experiences, Cari Best has penned a picture book that is equally heartfelt and thought-provoking. She tells Goose’s Story from the perspective of a girl who first observes and then befriends an injured Canada goose one spring. When she tells her parents about the goose’s predicament — an injury […]

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Rio (2011)

May 17th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY The animated movie “Rio” really had me at the first scene, where all the birds of the rainforest ascend into the sky to sing and fly in a huge, showy musical number. Add to the lush animation and the spirited music a storyline that revolves around the evils of the pet […]

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