Posts Tagged ‘animal-welfare’

Alohamora Open a Book gives Elephant Journey a 4.5 Star Review

December 8th, 2016

“Did you know an elephant’s trunk has more than 60,000 muscles? This is just one of many things I learned from this fantastic book. Elephant Journey: The True Story of Three Zoo Elephants and their Rescue from Captivity by Rob Laidlaw is a great non-fiction picture book. That means it is a great book with true facts, […]

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Vegbooks does a double feature on Rob Laidlaw

August 6th, 2014

“…Laidlaw has a no holds barred approach in conveying today’s world for dogs…He lightens the subject matter through his eloquent writing style and by interjecting anecdotes from young Dog Champions who are working to better the lives of man’s best friend.” Click here to read the full review.

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Sal’s Fiction Addiction reviews Cat Champions

November 20th, 2013

“…the best part of the whole book comes when Mr. Laidlaw describes the ‘champions’ in detailed profiles, for the work they do to ensure that cats are safe, well fed and loved…There are ideas galore that can be shared to help improve the lives of the many kittens and cats that are in need of […]

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CM Magazine highly recommends Cat Champions

November 1st, 2013

“Laidlaw, author of No Shelter Here: Making the World a Kinder Place for Dogs, now provides a book that will empower you to help homeless cats…An index and resource guide (cat protection and information websites) can be found on the back pages. This book worked for me… Highly recommended.” — Tanya Boudreau Click here to […]

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Waterloo librarian recommends Nix Minus One

October 21st, 2013

“You will think about the characters in this book, even when you’re not reading. Animal lovers, especially, won’t be able to put it down. Note: Nix Minus One is one of 10 works of fiction nominated in the White Pine (Grades 9 – 12) category for the 2014 Ontario Library Association Forest of Reading Awards.” […]

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Quill & Quire calls Cat Champions “ideal” for cat lovers

October 17th, 2013

“Cats may have conquered the Internet, but every year thousands still end up homeless in shelters, sanctuaries, and feral colonies. Cat Champions is about some of the people – most of them kids – who dedicate their personal time, imagination, and resources to care for them. The book starts with a brief overview of Felis […]

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9-year-old Blogger reviews No Shelter Here

July 30th, 2012

Lili, who blogs at Rescue Dogs the Movie, is nine years old—the perfect age to review No Shelter Here! I just got this FABULOUS book from the library yesterday. It’s called No Shelter Here. I LOVE IT! It’s very sad knowing what things are happening to dogs, but it just reminds you to give your dog extra […]

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Review of No Shelter Here in School Library Journal

March 16th, 2012

“Canine lovers will discover a broad array of topics useful for caring for dogs and becoming an advocate for their humane treatment…Children will come away from this book educated and inspired to become “Dog Champions”” – School Library Journal

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Resource Links Review of No Shelter Here

February 24th, 2012

“No Shelter Here: Making the World a Kinder Place for Dogs is written by Rob Laidlaw with illustrations and pictures from various sources. Rob Laidlaw has been an advocate for animals for over thirty years and has founded many animal protection organizations. In this book he describes how to find a new pet and how […]

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Kirkus Review of No Shelter Here

February 7th, 2012

“An informative and visually varied introduction to problems affecting dogs worldwide. In a short, colorful volume with sidebars and photographs on nearly every page, professional dog advocate Laidlaw (Wild Animals in Captivity, 2008) presents facts about how dogs live, provides an overview of the cruelty dogs face at the hands of humans and offers profiles […]

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