Ly implies the Japanese were in the European campaign Gray Bishop for theirst #half of the storyThe strength of this story is in getting its # of the storyThe strength of this story is in getting its across about leaders and leadership Winston Churchill a badger Franklin Roosevelt an eagle and Adolph Hitler a mutant crocodile with a dog s head all are described and wonderfully drawn by illustrator Anne Zimanski The case is made or action over capitulation and being "pro active rather than reactive It also snipes at decisions by committee and potentially the role of the UN in "active rather than reactive It also snipes at decisions by committee and potentially the role of the UN in The hawkish propaganda is clear when inactive leaders are depicted as sleeping possums I received my copy of the book when the author contacted me directly through The Book Review Directory a blog. Y Anne Zimanski Animal Land is a must read or children rom nine to ninety A page turning mixture of wonder and horror with a message or our own tim. ,
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