Entries Tagged as 'Donkeys'

Little Colt’s Palm Sunday

March 22nd, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By BEN DEVRIES Little Colt’s Palm Sunday is a gentle retelling of Jesus’ entrance into Jerusalem on a young donkey, who had never been ridden before and was recruited along with his mother from a nearby town by Jesus and his disciples. The book, beautifully illustrated and written in rhyming stanzas, is especially appropriate  […]

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Teeny Tiny Ernest

December 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT In Teeny Tiny Ernest, Ernest spends a lot of time navel gazing and fretting about the fact that he is the smallest animal in his cadre of barnyard friends. When he tries silly tricks to make himself appear taller, his friends notice his unusual behavior and question him. He reveals that […]

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Twist and Ernest

September 14th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT I recently received a copy of Twist and Ernest to review. I was immediately captivated by the illustrations and thoroughly enjoyed the story of the little donkey who is very earnest indeed. Ernest is a small, lonely donkey.  Overjoyed when he gets a pasture mate in the form of Twist, a big, beautiful […]

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It’s a Book

January 9th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY It’s hard to believe that people have called It’s a Book by Lane Smith subversive, simply because it uses a mild expletive. I can see calling this picture book (which I suspect is geared more to adults than children) crude, dumb, or mundane. But subversive should be reserved for books that […]

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