Tag Archives: Hatkoff

Knut: How One Little Polar Bear Captivated the World – Perfect Picture Book Friday

I have a soft spot for polar bears and was saddened by the death two winters ago of the world’s most famous polar bear, Knut. His death posed once again  the ethical quandary of should man keep and raise animals … Continue reading

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BIG CATS

  A couple of months ago I reviewed the true story of Owen and Mzee and this unusual friendship between baby hippo and ancient turtle. The book was written by a family team Juliana, Isabella and Craig Hatkoff, who, inspired … Continue reading

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