Entries Tagged as 'Nonfiction'

Rob Laidlaw: Double Feature

August 5th, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN For those longtime Vegbooks readers, you’re fully aware of my deep appreciation and respect for the children’s titles written by Canadian animal activist, Rob Laidlaw. The man is not only a writing machine (new titles are popping up all the time!), but he’s spot-on in his delivery of important animal […]

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Montessori Map Work

July 25th, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY I’d love to hear what folks in the Montessori community think of this new board book, which teaches preschoolers the basics about continents. (Please leave your thoughts in the comments!) The book is visually appealing, with pages for each continent that feature native animals and a textured outline on the map for […]

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Behold the Beautiful Dung Beetle

June 25th, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By HEATHER CLARK This unique read covers the life and times of the dung beetle, an insect that builds its life around the waste of others. Author Cheryl Bardoe packs a lot of information into the text, perhaps a bit too much at times. Three different kinds of dung beetles are described in depth- […]

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Wild About Bears

May 22nd, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD Proving that bears are much more than inspiration for cuddly stuffed animals to fall asleep with, Wild About Bears, a beautiful nonfiction children’s book by Jeannie Brett, sets out to educate readers about the eight different species of bear around the world. The goal is two-fold: first, to entertain with interesting facts and gorgeous watercolors of […]

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