"This is a powerful and important book. Farm animals have emotions similar to our pets and this is conveyed in Roth's enchanting illustrations. It will make children--and their parents--think. But it will not lead to nightmares, rather respect and compassion for the creatures whose wellbeing is in our hands."
--Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of Peace
"A refreshing, sympathetic, and attractive book that children are smart enough to understand, embrace and grow up a little by reading."
--Ingrid Newkirk, founder, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)
"Ruby Roth has done us all a great service. If your children are vegetarians, or have friends who are, or are simply interested in why people might be vegetarians, this is the book for them!"
--John Robbins, bestselling author of "The Food Revolution, Diet For A New America"
"Where adults are more firmly entrenched in their ways, children need only the slightest insights and guidance, and off they soar into the direction of a more conscious and kind way of living. This book will help to create the much needed healers and leaders of tomorrow. "
--Kathy Freston, NY Times bestselling author of "Quantum Wellness"
"Like many people, I knew as a child that I didn't want to eat animals. That's Why We Don't Eat Animals would have offered me the guidance and inspiration I needed to understand those instincts. This book is a must-have for anyone who loves animals."
--Alicia Silverstone, actress, animal-rights activist
"In a time when we are all working to go green, I am thrilled that "That's Why We Don't Eat Animals" makes the connection between food and the environment, inspiring children to be aware and involved. "
--Ed Begley, actor, activist
"Stunning artwork, meaningful content, and a message that will inspire-this book is a must-read for every child. "
--Rory Freedman, NY Times bestselling author of "show more