Entries Tagged as 'Reproduction'

The Magic School Bus Goes Upstream

November 19th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT The Magic School Bus series of books and cartoons are a reliable source of good information about science for elementary aged kids. We have read a number of these books and enjoyed them, so I picked up The Magic School Bus Goes Upstream: A Book About Salmon Migration thinking that this […]

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The Dog Who Had Kittens

May 13th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL This story is as sad as a droopy basset hound’s face for as many reasons as he has wrinkles. Although the pencil-sketch style illustrations of the animals are adorable, the story illustrates so many acts of irresponsible pet ownership. And my daughter loved the story. We selected the story thinking of […]

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The Rabbit Problem

April 11th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Illustrating Fibonacci’s famous Rabbit Problem, in which the mathematician explored the numerical ramifications of  a hypothetical world in which a rabbit population increases exponentially, Emily Gravett’s delightful picture book follows a rabbit family through a year. Set up like a calendar, the book serves two equally important purposes: 1) to interest […]

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Ocean Babies

March 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL When I saw Hiroe Nakata was the illustrator of this book, I got excited because my daughter and I had long ago fallen in love with her work in Dashka Slater’s Baby Shoes and Jane Yolen’s Time for Naps.  Nakata consistently delivers with her distinctively loose and energetic illustrations in Deborah […]

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