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That's Why We Don't Eat Animals - Children's Book

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A NEW CHILDREN'S BOOK CALLED 'THAT'S WHY WE DON'T EAT ANIMALS'

EVANA, April 5, 2009

http://www.evana.org/index.php?id=43275&lang=en

'That's Why We Don't Eat Animals' uses colorful artwork and lively text to introduce vegetarianism and veganism to early readers (ages six to ten).

Written and illustrated by Ruby Roth, the book features an endearing animal cast of pigs, turkeys, cows, quail, turtles, and dolphins. These creatures are shown in both their natural state--rooting around, bonding, nuzzling, cuddling, grooming one another, and charming each other with their family instincts and rituals--and in the terrible conditions of the factory farm..........

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Review

"Turkeys dance and grieve together; they blush and fly to the treetops when the moon comes out. In factory farms they have no freedom and are made too fat to fly."
--Kirkus
 

Product Description

That's Why We Don't Eat Animals uses colorful artwork and lively text to introduce vegetarianism and veganism to early readers (ages six to ten). Written and illustrated by Ruby Roth, the book features an endearing animal cast of pigs, turkeys, cows, quail, turtles, and dolphins. These creatures are shown in both their natural state--rooting around, bonding, nuzzling, cuddling, grooming one another, and charming each other with their family instincts and rituals--and in the terrible conditions of the factory farm. The book also describes the negative effects eating meat has on the environment. A separate section entitled 'What Else Can We Do?' suggests ways children can learn more about the vegetarian and vegan lifestyles, such as: 'Celebrate Thanksgiving with a vegan feast' or 'Buy clothes, shoes, belts, and bags that are not made from leather or other animal skins or fur.' This compassionate, informative book offers both an entertaining read and a resource to inspire parents and children to talk about a timely, increasingly important subject.

Reading level: Ages 9-12

Hardcover: 48 pages
Publisher: North Atlantic Books (May 26, 2009)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1556437854
ISBN-13: 978-1556437854
Product Dimensions: 11.4 x 9.3 x 0.4 inches

 


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