Entries Tagged as 'Jane Cowles'

There Are No Animals in This Book (Only Feelings)

December 16th, 2013 · No Comments · Books

Review By JANE COWLES I have to be honest. The first time I read There Are No Animals In This Book (Only Feelings), I didn’t get it. I thought it was nonsensical, silly and quite frankly pointless. An unrelated discussion with a friend enlightened me. This book that I thought missed the mark was right […]

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Almost an Animal Alphabet

December 12th, 2013 · No Comments · Books

Review By JANE COWLES Almost an Animal Alphabet by Katie Viggers is a sensory delight. First of all, I love the feel of the book. The cover is like a wood panel with a smooth suede surface. The color palette soft yet harmonized. The style of the illustrations is diverse. The title intrigues me. Why […]

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Our Top Picks for 4-Year-Olds

October 25th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Books

By JESSICA ALMY In honor of Vegbooks’ fourth birthday, I asked our contributors to name their top picks for 4-year-old kids. Here’s what they said. Jennifer Gannett: My choice for 4-year-olds is…. Pizza Kittens! Homa Woodrum recommends Violet Mackerel’s Natural Habitat, Monster on the Hill, and Kevin Henkes’ Penny books. Jane Cowles (who designed the lovely graphic at the beginning of […]

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The ABCs of Nutrition

April 29th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JANE COWLES This is a book for children with active minds and bodies. The ABCs of Nutrition by Robert Orchanian teaches children (ages 2 to 5) the abc’s and introduces them to vegetables and fruit with a colorful cast of home grown characters which the author refers to as the Snack Pack (Smart Nutritionally Active Kids)*. Andrew […]

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