Entries Tagged as 'Wolves'

The Three Pigs

March 5th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Wow! I love David Wiesner’s work — Tuesday is a classic around these parts — and so I was delighted to discover the new-to-me title The Three Pigs at the library recently. This book won the 2002 Caldecott Medal, so it’s clearly not a new book, nor an obscure one. Still, […]

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Family Pack

February 21st, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY One of the challenges that children’s authors and animal rights activists alike face is to portray animals as they are — not as humans in costume, but as feeling, sentient, and diverse creatures. In the new book Family Pack, Sandra Markle hits just the right note, describing the reintroduction of wolves […]

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The Snow Bear

December 24th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By ROBYN MOORE The Snow Bear is a beautiful wintry tale of a polar bear cub who awakens from hibernation with his mother nowhere in sight. So with the help of his forest friends—Ox, Goose, Moose, Fox, Wolf, and Rabbit—he decides to build a mother bear out of snow to keep him company. Together, […]

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The Three Little Pigs: An Architectural Tale

June 15th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Steven Guarnaccia’s fresh take on the three little pigs will delight parents with an eye to design or architecture.  Basing the pigs on Frank Gehry, Phillip Johnson, and Frank Lloyd Wright, Mr. Guarnaccia’s work also features early and mid-century furnishings by the likes of Mart Stam, Thonet, and Eero Saarinen.  (I […]

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