Entries Tagged as 'Elephants'

When Anju Loved Being an Elephant

June 23rd, 2012 · 6 Comments · Books

Review By ANDREA ZOLLMAN I’ve loved elephants my whole life and eagerly anticipated receiving this review copy. After reading this book, however, visiting an elephant enclosure at the zoo will never be the same for me. When Anju Loved Being an Elephant tells the heartbreaking and poignant story of a Sumatran elephant who is abducted at a […]

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Animals at Play: Rules of the Game

June 13th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Marc Bekoff is one of the world’s leading ethologists, a zoologist that studies animal behavior, and I’m lucky to consider him not only a mentor (he sits on the Advisory Council for the National Museum of Animals & Society), but a friend. He has an incredible book publishing empire covering animal emotions, […]

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Vegan Is Love

April 30th, 2012 · 6 Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Many veg families are familiar with author/illustrator Ruby Roth’s first book That’s Why We Don’t Eat Animals, in which the reasons for compassionate eating are assiduously laid out. Ms. Roth’s most recent book, Vegan Is Love, is aimed at a slightly older audience (seven and up) and picks up where her […]

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Forget-Me-Nots: Poems to Learn by Heart

April 29th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM We’ve been really enjoying our review copy of Forget-Me-Nots: Poems to Learn by Heart. Full of lovely illustrations by Michael Emberly, the poems are organized into eleven categories and are all selected by former Children’s Poet Laureate Mary Ann Hoberman with a mind towards memorization. My 3-1/2 year old daughter and I […]

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