Entries Tagged as 'Consumerism'

Michael Recycle Saves Christmas

December 18th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JACQUELINE BODNAR All families who care about animals should also care about the planet. After all, having a healthy planet involves helping to take care of the animals and ensuring that they will have all they need to naturally survive and thrive. Yet we live in a society filled with consumerism, disposables, and […]

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10 Little Rubber Ducks

July 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Author and illustrator Eric Carle has an extensive body of work that is well known to those with children or even those who have set foot in the children’s section of any American bookstore or library. A brief forward in 10 Little Rubber Ducks explains that Mr. Carle’s inspiration for this […]

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The Gift of Nothing

June 19th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Fans of Patrick McDonnell’s Wag! will love The Gift of Nothing. Featuring the adorable characters from his comic strip Mutts,  the plot of this story can be summed up in a ten-word riddle. Q: What do you give a friend who has everything? A: Nothing. Of course, like everything else Mr. McDonnell […]

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