Entries Tagged as 'Urban Wildlife'

Dirty Rats?

October 15th, 2015 · No Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD Using what we’ve learned to hate about rats, DIRTY RATS?, leads us from familiar (disgusted!) territory to cute, helpful, furry territory with interesting facts and adorable images of many different kinds of rats. Author Darrin Lunde is a mammalogist with the American Museum of Natural History, so he knows his rats. And […]

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One More Acorn

January 21st, 2012 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY In honor of Squirrel Appreciation Day, I thought it would be appropriate to review a book that my daughter received from some fellow squirrel enthusiasts entitled One More Acorn. The story follows a father grey squirrel in the late fall, as he searches for a buried acorn. People have descended upon Washington, D.C., […]

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Pale Male: Citizen Hawk of New York City

July 16th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Urban wildlife has long fascinated many, and the story of Pale Male, the red-tailed hawk, and his mates, is no exception.  In Pale Male: Citizen Hawk of New York City, we are treated to a thoughtful story about this high-rise dweller as well as those who watch him, advocate for him and love […]

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Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!

June 7th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL My daughter and I enjoyed reading about Mr. McGreely’s gardening enthusiasm and battle with the bunnies over his vegetables. G. Brian Karas (whom I recognized from My Crayons Talk and Baby Bug) creates cute little bunnies to accompany Candace Fleming’s cute bunny sounds as the moochers munch away on Mr. McGreely’s […]

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