Entries Tagged as 'Bugs'

Aliens Among Us: Extraordinary Portraits of Ordinary Bugs

March 9th, 2020 · 3 Comments · Books

ALIENS AMONG US by Daniel Kariko is a must-have for any child (or adult!) who is fascinated with or horrified by bugs. Its juxtaposition of basic bug information including a black and white sketch and an up-close and detailed color photograph creates a thrilling effect. Or maybe chilling! These bugs are delightfully creepy in their microscopic […]

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How to Take Your Grandmother to the Museum

February 4th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM How to Take Your Grandmother to the Museum is written by Lois Wyse and Molly Rose Goldman and illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay (the illustrator of the lovely Houndsley and Catina series previously reviewed on Vegbooks).  I was drawn to this book when searching for other books by the illustrator and couldn’t […]

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The Perfect Pet

September 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY A dog is too loud. A horse is too big. What’s an animal-loving kid to do when her parents’ response to every species she suggests is “no”? As much as she likes the “pet” cactus her parents gave her, Elizabeth, the main character in this lighthearted book by Margie Palatini and Bruce […]

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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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