Entries Tagged as 'Rob Laidlaw'

Elephant Journey

February 28th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN In the heart of California, in the midst of rolling hills, there is a very special place known as PAWS to us humans, and considered heaven-on-earth by dozens of elephants, tigers, and other big cats. Started by Pat Derby, former Hollywood animal trainer turned animal advocate, the Performing Animal Welfare […]

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Rob Laidlaw: Double Feature

August 5th, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN For those longtime Vegbooks readers, you’re fully aware of my deep appreciation and respect for the children’s titles written by Canadian animal activist, Rob Laidlaw. The man is not only a writing machine (new titles are popping up all the time!), but he’s spot-on in his delivery of important animal […]

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On Parade

October 16th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN It’s about time for an honest, open, factual, and focused discussion with older children about how animals suffer in our society. Rob Laidlaw, author of Wild Animals in Captivity and founder of Zoocheck Canada, recognized that and addresses his latest work, On Parade, on the subject of animals in entertainment. […]

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Wild Animals in Captivity

June 13th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN If my buddies Jonathan Balcombe and Marc Bekoff, along with PETA’s own Ingrid Newkirk, are endorsing a kid’s book then you know it’s not only going to be good, but ethically spot-on. Rob Laidlaw, a longtime campaigner for animal protection and founder of Zoocheck Canada, pens his first children’s book […]

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