Entries Tagged as 'Penguins'

Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother Too?

January 12th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM We are Eric Carle fans so I love discovering new (to us) books with his illustrations. Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too? is a great book with a veg and family friendly theme (and a wonderful companion to Mister Seahorse). Each page asks if a different animal has a mother, responding on […]

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Guess What Is Growing Inside This Egg

April 13th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL Mia Posada hatches a great children’s book that appeals to children’s curiosity and fascination with the natural world. She uses a couple rhyming sentences to hint at a mysterious animal in an egg before adding the refrain, “Can you guess what is growing inside this egg?” The watercolor and cut paper […]

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Happy Feet (2007)

July 20th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY Vegetarians who forgo fish for environmental reasons will adore “Happy Feet.” Along with giving kids a glimpse into the natural history of penguins, this animated movie also deals with issues of overfishing, environmental destruction, and animal suffering in zoos. Kids will learn that we need to leave the fish in the oceans […]

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And Tango Makes Three

June 23rd, 2010 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By MARSHA RAKESTRAW Despite the unfortunate zoo setting (all the animals therein shown with happy smiles, of course), And Tango Makes Three, which is based on a true story, serves as touching celebration of love and of the rich diversity of families. Roy and Silo are two male penguins at the Central Park Zoo, […]

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