Entries Tagged as 'Hens'

Minny’s Dream

October 12th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN I absolutely love the genre of animal rights kiddy fiction, and was delighted to receive a copy of the now out-of-print Minny’s Dream by Clare Druce. The 129-page chapter book chronicles a young girl’s exciting move from the city to the country, where she unexpectedly finds herself neighboring a battery […]

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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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Click Clack Moo: Cows That Type

April 30th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Introduce little ones to the ideas of worker’s rights, justice and compromise through the 32 funny and colorful pages of Click, Clack, Moo. The cold farm cows are on strike until they receive electric blankets and they let Farmer Brown know through type-written memos. Brown is agitated by the typewriter-using, […]

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