Entries Tagged as 'Parents'

Swan Song

June 21st, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY I can’t imagine a more ambitious project than creating a book of children’s poems and illustrations to pay tribute to species of animals now extinct — and yet, J. Patrick Lewis and Christopher Wormell have accomplished just that in Swan Song. Without speaking down to the reader or resorting to sing-songy […]

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The Happy Egg

April 6th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Ruth Krauss and Crockett Johnson, the team behind The Carrot Seed, created this lovely little book, which captures the life of an egg in simple terms for young listeners and beginning readers. While the use of the pronoun “it” may cause some people to cringe, vegans will appreciate that this book […]

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Simple Food for Busy Families: The Whole Life Nutrition Approach

December 18th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Whether you’ll like this book depends on the reason that you pick it up. If your family consumes a lot of packaged food, or eats out frequently, and you’re looking for new approaches to eating that incorporate whole foods, you’ll probably find a lot to like in this book by holistic […]

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Top Holiday Picks 2010

November 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Books, Movies

By JESSICA ALMY If you’re making a list and checking it twice, consider these titles for the kids in your life. They’ve all gotten positive reviews on Vegbooks in the past year. Granny Gomez and Jigsaw by Deborah Underwood and Scott Magoon (ages 3-7). Shop online at Farm Sanctuary and a portion of the purchase […]

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