Entries Tagged as 'Fish'

The Magic School Bus Goes Upstream

November 19th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT The Magic School Bus series of books and cartoons are a reliable source of good information about science for elementary aged kids. We have read a number of these books and enjoyed them, so I picked up The Magic School Bus Goes Upstream: A Book About Salmon Migration thinking that this […]

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Mister Seahorse

November 3rd, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM We are big Eric Carle fans but it was not until recently that we got a copy of Mister Seahorse in board book form. It follows Mister Seahorse through the ocean as he cares for his and Mrs. Seahorse’s eggs. On his way he meets with other fathers caring for their young. Interspersed between […]

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The Little Island

September 18th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY I love this book the way I love Goodnight, Moon. I love its simplicity. I love that it touches on the metaphysical, but does not dwell. And above all, I love its illustrations. Margaret Wise Brown wrote both books, and in each, her simple prose inspires calming, classical illustrations. Leonard Weisgard, […]

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Chickens Aren’t the Only Ones

August 18th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Chickens Aren’t the Only Ones doesn’t start off on a promising note for vegans because the first few pages are dedicated to the traditional notion that chickens lay eggs to be bought, eaten (boiled or fried) or dyed. However, this book unfolds into a beautifully illustrated tour through the world of […]

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