Entries Tagged as 'Death of a Pet'

Frankenweenie (2012)

May 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY For a recent family movie night, I settled down with my kiddo and husband (and a big bowl of popcorn) to watch the 2012 Tim Burton flick “Frankenweenie.” Spoofing on Frankenstein, the plot revolves around a boy’s loss of his dog, his quest to revive his faithful companion, and the mayhem […]

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The Five Lives of Our Cat Zook

August 20th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Kiddo and I read this book together over the summer. I never expected how much I would enjoy the narrator, Oona, and how I’d be drawn into the plot. Now that we’re done, I can say without hesitation that The Five Lives of Our Cat Zook ranks among my favorite chapter books […]

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Moose n’ Me

March 5th, 2013 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN I offer it [this book] to those parents struggling to find a way to console a distraught child who may have lost that closest of all best friends, the beloved pet. I sincerely hope this will make the tears ease a little sooner and bring a smile to all your […]

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Six Is So Much Less Than Seven

June 30th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Six Is So Much Less Than Seven is the thoughtful story of an older farmer with six affectionate cats.  The book opens with all of them rising together, heading out to milk the farm’s cow and then moving on to the occupations of the day. It is clear that the farmer […]

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