Entries Tagged as 'Portrayal of Vegetarians in Books'

Miss Spider’s Tea Party

October 10th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI Miss Spider wants to have a tea party. She sets a beautiful table and waits for someone to fly by. She invites ladybugs, ants, bees, and other insects that fly by, but none of them “would dare to share a tea with anyone so spidery.” None of the bugs will have […]

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The Owly Books

September 28th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM I met Andy Runton, the author of the Owly books, at the San Diego Comic Convention in 2005.  I had never heard of his books but they had an adorable owl on the cover so I couldn’t resist.  They are largely wordless stories, the talk bubbles are filled with pictures and […]

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Tofu and T. rex

December 14th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT After a botched attempt at activism involving her Texas school’s mascot (“a poor, ancient, drugged up steer” named Angus),the eighth-grade protagonist in Tofu and T. rex, Frederika Murchison-Kowalski, is sent to live with her grandfather and dinosaur-obsessed cousin in Chicago.  Freddie is a recent convert to veganism – formerly octo-lavo, she notes […]

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Wurst Case Scenario

December 8th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Wurst Case Scenario is a young adult novel chronicling the coming-of-age of a young vegan woman as she moves from her hometown in Colorado to begin college in Wisconsin.  Author Catherine Clark does an excellent job of letting us eavesdrop in on her character, Courtney Van Dragen Smith, as we witness […]

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