Entries Tagged as 'Interspecies Friendship'

Hairy Hezekiah

January 8th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Poor Hezekiah! This Bactrian camel gent spends his days in a British zoo, very lonely indeed. The hairy fellow spends much of his time talking to himself, or to his keepers, who do not understand a word he utters. This makes him ill tempered and unhappy. Eventually Hezekiah has a go […]

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Teeny Tiny Ernest

December 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT In Teeny Tiny Ernest, Ernest spends a lot of time navel gazing and fretting about the fact that he is the smallest animal in his cadre of barnyard friends. When he tries silly tricks to make himself appear taller, his friends notice his unusual behavior and question him. He reveals that […]

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A Starlit Snowfall

December 11th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI I received this book as a review copy. It is the story of two friends making plans as winter approaches. Bear has a nice warm cave and invites Rabbit to stay with him until spring arrives. Rabbit says no at first, enjoying the freedom of the brisk fall mornings. But then the first frost of […]

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Suryia and Roscoe

November 21st, 2011 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Ack! Why does something so sweet and well-intentioned have to be such a letdown? Suryia and Roscoe, in theory, is a perfect tale for preschoolers and early elementary students about a unique friendship between an orangutan and a rescued dog who live at the T.I.G.E.R.S. “Preservation Station” in South Carolina. […]

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