Using animal characters and a cartoon style, Leedy gives step-by-step instructions for organizing a newspaper staff (Big...

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THE FURRY NEWS: How to Make a Newspaper

Using animal characters and a cartoon style, Leedy gives step-by-step instructions for organizing a newspaper staff (Big Bear, the publisher, sees the need for a journal with local news); making assignments and gathering news (a cat hates the flood; the duck loves it); being aware of local issues (otters are leaving a dirty river); writing; features; ads; and production. An outline of more specific instructions (""If available, use a computer. . ."") and a glossary are appended. A cheerful, entertaining introduction with enough sensible suggestions to get young journalists off to a good start.

Pub Date: April 15, 1990

ISBN: 0823407934

Page Count: 32

Publisher: Holiday House

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: March 15, 1990