Entries Tagged as 'Pet Stores'

Smudge Bunny

May 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT I am in a period of major bunny dreaming, even occasionally cruising over to Petfinder so that I can gaze adoringly at bunnies available at a local rescue (adopting one is a dream deferred since my place is already bursting at the seams with dog, cats and humans). Since I have bunnies on […]

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Rio (2011)

May 17th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY The animated movie “Rio” really had me at the first scene, where all the birds of the rainforest ascend into the sky to sing and fly in a huge, showy musical number. Add to the lush animation and the spirited music a storyline that revolves around the evils of the pet […]

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That Pesky Rat

March 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT That Pesky Rat by British children’s author/illustrator Lauren Child is a wonderful story about a brown rat who doesn’t quite fit in with his life circumstances. As he introduces himself and takes us on a tour of his world, including his friends’ diverse homes and lifestyles, it becomes clear that the rat would […]

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The Digging-est Dog

December 1st, 2009 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Kiddo loves The Digging-est Dog by Al Perkins and Eric Gurney, but I’m not so crazy about it. Told from the dog’s point of view, the story has a somber but promising start: “I was the saddest dog you could ever see,/ Sad because no one wanted me./ The pet shop […]

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