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Too Many Carrots
3.80
really liked it
Terrific illustrations and the story has a nice message of sharing - a sweet book to read to a little one.
not set
Feb 15, 2017
 
Three Bags Full
3.61
really liked it
The sheep won my heart very early on - I especially liked being able to refer to the "dramatis oves" and their corresponding pictures on the cover. Bu ...more
Nov 14, 2008
Nov 06, 2008
 
The Elephant Whisperer: My Life with the Herd in the African Wild
4.44
it was amazing
The inspiring story of one man's efforts to revive and preserve the natural order of this piece of Zululand and in the process to reintroduce wild ele ...more
Feb 10, 2015
Jan 20, 2015
 
Babylon's Ark: The Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo
4.20
really liked it
It is not possible to overstate what this one man, Lawrence Anthony, accomplished in his relatively short life. After reading Babylon's Ark and The El ...more
Feb 20, 2015
Feb 18, 2015
 
Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World
3.85
liked it
I would give Dewey four stars (maybe five) - but the author gets no more than three!
Dec 13, 2008
Sep 28, 2008
 
The Wind in the Willows
3.98
really liked it
The charming illustrations (by Robert Ingpen) in this edition make reading it pure joy.
not set
Mar 29, 2008
 
Martin Marten
4.32
it was amazing
Brian Doyle has a command of language and a voice that is not only unique, but to my way of thinking is unsurpassed in modern literature. Martin Marte ...more
Jul 06, 2015
Apr 14, 2015
 
Spill Simmer Falter Wither
3.71
really liked it
I am so conflicted in my ability to give this book any kind of rating or review. Suffice to say this author is extremely gifted and has an amazing gra ...more
Jul 26, 2016
Jul 23, 2016
 
Lost & Found (Rocky Pelligrino, #1)
3.71
liked it
I was enticed to read this based on the cover picture - who could resist this guy? The book is actually pretty good (not great), with a fairly compell ...more
May 14, 2008
May 12, 2008
 
Where's Walrus?
3.91
really liked it
I too won this in a Goodreads giveaway, and am really delighted with it. I'm most anxious to "read" this to my six-year old grandson. Somehow reading ...more
not set
Feb 08, 2011
 
Enzo Races in the Rain
3.84
really liked it
A sweet adaptation of The Art of Racing in the Rain for children.
Feb 10, 2015
Feb 10, 2015
 
The Lion and the Mouse
4.23
it was amazing
Gorgeous wordless picture book - would be a treasure in anyone's library!
not set
Sep 04, 2009
 
Rose in a Storm
4.02
really liked it
Rose will break your heart more than once before the end of this story about a truly exceptional working dog.
Dec 12, 2011
Dec 09, 2011
 
Say Hello to Zorro!
4.09
really liked it
Utterly charming! Loved the illustrations!
not set
Apr 03, 2011
 
The Heaven of Animals
4.32
it was amazing
Oh, I hope it's true!
Feb 10, 2015
Feb 10, 2015
 
Russell the Sheep
4.08
liked it
Charming illustrations
not set
Apr 04, 2011
 
The Pig Comes to Dinner
3.42
really liked it
Rather quirkey and mostly charming.
May 22, 2012
May 19, 2012
 
The Journey That Saved Curious George : The True Wartime Escape of Margret and H.A. Rey
4.09
really liked it
A sweet little history of H.A. and Margret Rey.
Jul 29, 2016
Jul 24, 2016
 
One Good Dog
4.07
really liked it
No shortage of tears for this wonderfully written story of inhumanity vs. the best in humanness, cruelty vs. pure and redeeming love. A wonderful dog ...more
not set
Dec 31, 2009
 
Hannah's Dream
4.10
it was amazing
A sweet, wonderful story I found difficult to put down and reluctant to finish.
Mar 02, 2009
Feb 05, 2009
 
Circling the Sun
3.93
liked it
The problem I have with reading a fictionalized account of someone is that I am continually wondering where truth ends and fiction begins. Did this ac ...more
Aug 19, 2015
May 16, 2015
 
A Dog's Purpose (A Dog's Purpose, #1)
4.35
really liked it
For anyone who has ever loved or been loved by a dog (or for that matter any other kind of animal), this is a sweet touching story. Along with The Art ...more
Aug 22, 2011
Feb 01, 2011
 
The Dogs Who Came to Stay
3.81
liked it
The story of two middle aged Princeton professors and their adopted dogs. Their dedication to Lupa and Remus was boundless and reciprocated in great a ...more
not set
Jun 21, 2008
 
The Water Hole
4.24
it was amazing
My six year old grandson enjoys this - each illustration is so detailed, though wordless, it would take many "readings" to ever find everything in the ...more
not set
Mar 02, 2011
 
Following Atticus: Forty-Eight High Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Friendship
4.10
really liked it
A lovely read - a gentle man and a courageous little dog who truly lives up to his noble name.
Nov 03, 2012
Aug 12, 2011
 
A Guide to the Birds of East Africa (Mr Malik #1)
3.78
really liked it
A thoroughly charming book with much tongue-in-cheek humor and delightful characters.
Mar 04, 2012
Dec 11, 2008
 
The Honest Truth
4.23
really liked it
A lovely story, guaranteed to break your heart and put it back together again.
Feb 2016
Jan 26, 2016
 
The God of Animals
3.75
really liked it
A first novel that is so well written, but so,so sad!
May 24, 2008
May 20, 2008
 
Amos: The Story of an Old Dog and His Couch
4.59
it was amazing
I love, love, love this funny, dear dog and his book!
not set
Apr 02, 2008
 
The Art of Beatrix Potter: Sketches, Paintings, and Illustrations
4.10
really liked it
A wealth of Beatrix Potter illustrations.
Mar 09, 2017
Dec 30, 2016
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