Entries Tagged as 'World War II'

War Dogs

February 25th, 2013 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN As a history buff and an avid animal lover-advocate, I can’t help but do a little dance when these two interests come together in a historical picture book for kids. I’ve reviewed others that have told history from an animal companion’s perspective or with animals at least heavily featured, including […]

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Mrs. Marlowe’s Mice

January 31st, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY If you’re the kind of person who likes animals attired in 1940s garb and dark story lines revolving around persecuted animals secreted away from Gestapo-like police cats, you’ll love Mrs. Marlowe’s Mice. (For the record, kiddo and I both fall in this category.) Is Frank and Devin Asch’s smart picture book […]

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Winston of Churchill

June 11th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By MARSHA RAKESTRAW Pictures of polar bears clinging to small bits of ice have been a primary rallying symbol for the fight to stop global climate change. In Winston of Churchill: One Bear’s Battle Against Global Warming, the bears take matters into their own paws, thanks to the courage and foresight of Winston, who […]

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