Entries Tagged as 'Spay'

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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It’s Raining Cats and Cats

February 21st, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT It’s Raining Cats and Cats illustrates– literally– how many kitties an unspayed cat can be responsible for! Jim and his mom bring their cat Molly home after she’s been spayed. Concerned when he notices her shaved belly, stitches and post-anesthesia wooziness, Jim questions his mother about why Molly had the operation. […]

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Annie and the Wild Animals

February 7th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Prolific, award-winning author and illustrator Jan Brett’s Annie and the Wild Animals is the lushly illustrated winter tale of a girl and her cat Taffy.  When Taffy begins acting strangely and disappears in the deep of winter, lonely Annie tries to entice another animal into becoming her friend by setting corn […]

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