It's Our Nature
Rebecca Orozco & Menena Cottin
Tundra, 2012 (2012)
Reviewed by Hilary Williamson
his cute picture book opens, '
We have a lot in common with animals. We experience love, pain, happiness, and sorrow. Animals do too. We share these feelings and others as well. But animals could show us a thing or two about responsibility, community, generosity, and tolerance.
ebecca Orozco continues, ably assisted by Menena Cottin's vibrant illustrations of animals in their settings, to give examples of '
what we can learn from our animal friends.
' She shows us
in howler monkeys; flamingo
amongst armadillos; crocodile
of wolves; and wildebeest
his informative and inspiring picture book concludes, '
We are part of the same animal kingdom. We can learn to live in harmony with each other and the world around us too!
' An important message for all ages.
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