Entries Tagged as 'Farm'

Old MacDonald Has No Farm … ee-i-anymore

March 12th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY It’s probably inevitable that a book on factory farming will elicit strong reactions from vegetarian and vegan families, and no doubt some people will have a quarrel with Old MacDonald Has No Farm … ee-i-anymore. The premise of this book is that industrialized animal agriculture has driven Old MacDonald out of […]

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All Kinds of Kisses

January 16th, 2012 · 8 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM Lavishly illustrated, All Kinds of Kisses by Caldecott Medalist Nancy Tafuri is a big and bright book that follows animal parents kissing their babies. The unifying narrative that is noteworthy for veg parents, however, is that the animals featured are all connected by living on the same farm, ending with the human mother […]

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Chickens to the Rescue

August 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT When the typical order of daily events breaks down on a farm, some atypical helpers emerge in Chickens to the Rescue. Silly events develop as the helpful poultry assist in all quarters.  Watch fell down a well?  Too tired to make dinner? Homework eaten by the dog?  Duck absconded in a […]

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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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