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The Story in Nonfiction Picture Books

How do you decide where the story resides in a nonfiction picture book? Where in the research? How much of a life? What’s in it for the kid reader? 289 more words

The Jane Goodall Effect

I’m a real sucker for a good quote. I just love how a collection of words can have so much meaning and impact. Some may say hey, they are only words. 391 more words

The Paleo Fantasy - update

Scientists have recently discovered settlements of vegetarian Neanderthals in Europe. It seems that they lived on a plant-based diet and ate no meat at all. This should come as no surprise since everyone from Charles Darwin to Clifford Roberts, the editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Cardiology, to the famous anthropologist Jane Goodall, tells us that we are designed by anatomy and physiology to be vegetarians. 561 more words


Dr. White

We’ve all heard of the miraculous ways animals can help sick people get well, but I was surprised to find I had a book about it at school. 225 more words

Children's Books

Quote: Jane Goodall

“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”



A.k.a. I didn’t recognize somebody; Alternative titles included “I Don’t Know Her: The Danny McCarthy Story,” “Goodall for Nothing: Can’t Recognize Faces” and “Face It”. … 1,078 more words


Celebrate Earth Day!

Happy Friyay,

Kick off your weekend by watching my interview with Dr. Jane Goodall. We talked about DisneyNature’s new movie Born in China, and how you can change our Earth for the better. 61 more words

Azia Celestino