Entries Tagged as 'Rats'

Stuff!: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

April 29th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL Pinch is a hoarding packrat who initially refuses to give up any of his stuff for the town’s tag sale. His house was overflowing onto the street with “piles of magazines and old clothes” and toys and other items. His friends try to convince him that he’s run out of room […]

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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 Animal Rescue Store

February 11th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN “Let me root, root, root for the home team. If they don’t win it’s a shame.” Let’s just say I was rooting for this book, but with more than three strikes The Animal Rescue Store is awash. Based on and inspired by a “vagabond zoo” in New York City (more […]

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Give Us a Chance

December 15th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By ROBYN MOORE In Give Us a Chance, author Jane Mann introduces us to those creatures “we love to hate or may not yet appreciate.” It’s a short book of 26 rhyming poems intended to provide some understanding of the animals who often get a bad rap—such as pigeons, magpies, spiders, toads, ants, and […]

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