August 19, 2005

Book Review Contest: Farmer Duck

Title: Farmer Duck Author/Illustrator:Martin Waddel/ Helen Oxenbury Reviewer: Susan ZemanI love Farmer Duck because the beleaguered workers drive off the lazy fat cat capitalist owner and take over the means of production themselves, but kids love it for the lyrical...
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I'm Sure You're Kid's Cute, But...

Is your kid as cute as these baby porcupines hedgehogs? [via boingboing]...
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Autistic Boy, 7, Frog-marched Out Of Penguin Movie at Loew's

Location: "Loews Cineplex theaters in the Galleria at Crystal Run" State: NY, but come on, with a name like that, it could be anywhere Dramatis Personae: Anthony, a very photogenic 7-year-old with autism. In a wheelchair. Admittedly, has a hearty...
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Book Review Contest: Cat and Fish

Title: Cat and Fish Author/Illustrator: Joan Grant/ Neil Curtis Reviewer: James (Dutch) James found Cat and Fish on a trip to SFMOMA with his daughter, Junebug [I'm guessing it's a nickname, but they do live in San Francisco, so...
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Book Review Contest: Madlenka

Title: Madlenka Author/Illustrator: Peter Sis Reviewer: Holly SalmonžIn a universe, on a planet, in a country, in a city÷Ó Madlenka, by Peter Sis, has to be my favorite book in my sonŪs little library. The story is one of...
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Book Review Contest: The Table Where Rich People Sit

Title: The Table Where Rich People Sit Author/Illustrator: Byrd Baylor Reviewer: Clint Carter [blog: falldusk.blogspot.com]A young girl living in the desert questions her parents regarding the amount of money they make and is growing concerned as she becomes aware...
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Family Cars: Some Second Opinions

A couple of other people have some opinions on family cars I've mentioned recently on DT. [Ok, fine. They're car critics, real ones, who've actually driven the cars I just ruminate about from the curb, and one of them has...
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Listening to Reason on Gay Adoption

If an angel has appeared to you and told you that children are somehow better off in the foster care system than they are with gay parents, please come forward now with such important information. Otherwise, based on the facts,...
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Watch Out, Angelina's In An Adopting Mood

Given her months of Lara Croft training, no baby is beyond her reach, so watch out. Angelina Jolie Coming For Your Baby [theonion.com, via dt reader Michael]...
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Last Day To Get Your Book Reviews In

Sheesh, the family that inadvertently sleeps till noon together stays together, I guess. Today's the last day to submit your baby book reviews to be eligible for the prize drawings. I've got a big backlog, and will probably be running...
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