First posted on 2015-01-21   Kids’ voices are powerful. They think about what CAN be done, instead of why it can’t. That’s why I love it when I’m asked “what can I do to help?” It’s a great question, with some great answers. For kids, I think the easiest thing to start with is to share…

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Kids’ Home Library: Books About Intelligent Animals Emphasize Creatures’ Importance Nov 7, 2014 Lee Littlewood Fu Manchu the orangutan is so smart, he outwits zookeepers time and time again. Tsaki the donkey turns his working-animal status into beloved family member, while GQ the quail is curious and venturing. Kids love reading about intriguing animals; the ones…

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First posted on 2014-11-30   Thrilled by latest review of my book ORANGUTAN HOUDINI which calls it a “delight” and “perfect as a jumping off point for learning about primates and endangered animals.” Joy Makin’ Mamas blog says: “As a story book, this is delightful all by itself. As a jumping off point for learning about primates,…

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  Author Laurel Neme discusses ORANGUTAN HOUDINI on Conversations LIVE Host Cyrus Webb welcomed Laurel Neme to Conversations LIVE on September 10, 2014 to discuss her love of wildlife, the success of her book ANIMAL INVESTIGATORS and the new book out this year ORANGUTAN HOUDINI. Go to episode. Check Out Environment Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio…

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Ever wonder how an orangutan’s movements compare to those of other great apes? In this video you can see the differences as movement coach Terry Notary demonstrates how gorillas, chimps, and orangutans move in the film Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.  

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