Entries Tagged as 'Goats'

Our Farm

June 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Farm animals are nothing short of magnificent. Seemingly, they’re more esoteric than our household companion animals, but friendlier and more approachable than say wildlife from the African savannah. Perhaps that’s why we are so enchanted with them. They’re a bit foreign to us city-dwellers, yet at the same time we […]

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A Turkey for Thanksgiving

February 19th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JACQUELINE BODNAR Finding Thanksgiving-themed children’s books that are vegetarian-friendly can be a daunting task. Most are focused on dinner themes and images that most vegetarian parents would rather avoid, if at all possible. With A Turkey For Thanksgiving by Eve Bunting and Diane de Groat, the tables, so to speak, are turned. This […]

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A Pinky Is a Baby Mouse

November 11th, 2009 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Inspired by the fact that a baby spiny anteater is a puggle (!), Pam Munoz Ryan wrote A Pinky Is a Baby Mouse to introduce young children to animal families ranging from spiders to lions. Her delightful text is accompanied by very detailed and realistic illustrations by Diane deGroat. I had picked […]

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