Wolf Won’t Bite by Emily Gravett

Confession: I read Wolf Won’t Bite by Emily Gravett (2011) about a week and a half ago, and have been itching just itching to write this review. Why? Because I found the book horrifying. But, I told myself, maybe I was over-reacting. Maybe, because I’m looking at these books with a very particular mindset, that’s all I […]

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Sammy the Seal by Syd Hoff

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to read Sammy the Seal by Syd Hoff (1959) to an elementary school student. You may remember this book from your own childhood (I remember it from mine) — or perhaps you’ve already read it to your children. The basic premise is that Sammy the Seal suffers depression because he […]

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