Entries Tagged as 'Diane deGroat'

Toad Food & Measle Soup

July 7th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Kiddo and I love the humorous title of this chapter book by Christine McDonnell, and we now often refer to tofu (one of our favorite foods) as “toad food.”  Vegetarian kids will get a kick out of how Leo Nolan, an omnivore whose mom goes through a short-lived vegetarian phase, misunderstands the […]

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A Turkey for Thanksgiving

February 19th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JACQUELINE BODNAR Finding Thanksgiving-themed children’s books that are vegetarian-friendly can be a daunting task. Most are focused on dinner themes and images that most vegetarian parents would rather avoid, if at all possible. With A Turkey For Thanksgiving by Eve Bunting and Diane de Groat, the tables, so to speak, are turned. This […]

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A Pinky Is a Baby Mouse

November 11th, 2009 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Inspired by the fact that a baby spiny anteater is a puggle (!), Pam Munoz Ryan wrote A Pinky Is a Baby Mouse to introduce young children to animal families ranging from spiders to lions. Her delightful text is accompanied by very detailed and realistic illustrations by Diane deGroat. I had picked […]

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