Entries Tagged as 'Farm'


June 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By ROBYN MOORE Kids will laugh aloud as they turn the pages of Hogwash. It’s silly and funny, and it has an important message about respecting animals for who they are. In the story, Farmer decides to bathe all of his animals including the dogs, cats, goats, cows, ducks and pigs. However, the pigs […]

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Henrietta and the Golden Eggs

June 1st, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Any book that begins with the unlovely depiction of life on a factory farm, such as this one which opens, “once upon a time, there were three thousand three hundred and thirty-three chickens who lived in a great big chicken house…” has my rapt attention from the start.  In Henrietta and the […]

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Chicken Joy on Redbean Road

September 7th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY What a wonderful book for vegetarian and vegan kids! Jacqueline Briggs Martin and Melissa Sweet team up to create a playful adventure book about saving a chicken. Set in the bayou, Chicken Joy on Redbean Road is the story of a rooster who lost his ability to sing. Because a rooster who […]

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Perfect the Pig

August 20th, 2010 · 6 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Before Granny Gomez and Jigsaw, vegetarian and vegan families had Susan Jeschke’s book Perfect the Pig. Celebrating porcine intelligence and the human-animal bond, Ms. Jeschke’s storybook also deals with animal cruelty and the problems that arise when we use animals for our own purposes rather than allow them to simply be […]

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