Entries Tagged as 'Zoo'

And Tango Makes Three

June 23rd, 2010 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By MARSHA RAKESTRAW Despite the unfortunate zoo setting (all the animals therein shown with happy smiles, of course), And Tango Makes Three, which is based on a true story, serves as touching celebration of love and of the rich diversity of families. Roy and Silo are two male penguins at the Central Park Zoo, […]

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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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So, You Love Animals

April 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JACQUELINE BODNAR For a parent who is raising vegetarian children, this book can come in quite handy. It’s a good resource for finding things to do with your children that can help them get involved with learning more about animals and their habitats, and helping to care for them. The book covers such […]

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Animal Watch

April 12th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Animal Watch covers a variety of subjects facing all animals—human and non-human—on our planet.  The book is broken up into three main sections: Habitats at Risk, Hunting and Trade and Back From the Brink.  Within each heading are timely and instructive sections that do an excellent job of presenting sophisticated facts […]

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