Entries Tagged as 'Penguins'

A Penguin Named Patience: A Hurricane Katrina Rescue Story

February 13th, 2015 · No Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM I received A Penguin Named Patience from Sleeping Bear Press as a review copy. I’ve never seen a picture book that ties in with Hurricane Katrina and it must be a sign that I’m getting older when books are made to explain events to children that may not have been alive at […]

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Tina and the Penguin

January 19th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI On a class trip to the zoo, a penguin escapes from his enclosure and starts to follow Tina around. Realizing that the zoo is no place for a penguin, Tina dresses the penguin in a disguise with a pink beret and sneaks him onto the school bus and back to her […]

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Going Home: The Mystery of Animal Migration

August 25th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM Vegbooks favorite, author Marianne Berkes, presents the concept of animal migration in the multi-tiered way I’ve come to enjoy in her books (Over in the Forest and Over in the Jungle). For younger readers the book is a great read-aloud and the pictures are larger than life — migratory animals are shown […]

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One Cool Friend

July 25th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JANE COWLES One Cool Friend by Toni Buzzeo (pictures by David Small) explores the quirky interests of a father and son in an accepting and playful way. Elliot is a little man with manners. Dressed in a tux, Elliot cannot be bothered with childhood fun. When his father asks him to go to […]

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