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Summary: A simple picture book about the animals and fresh feeling of being on a farm. The illustrations are actual paintings by the artist, put to words and assembled into a book. The illustrations show an appreciation for fresh, happy, spring colors, and exude with the joy of being a child. This is a picture book poem about being on a farm.
Type of Reading: playtime reading, read aloud book
Recommended Age: read together: 2 to 5; read yourself: 6 to 8
Interest Level: 3 to 7
Reading Level: 2.8
Age of Child: Read with boys 3 and 5 years old.
Young Reader Reaction: My boys loved all the animals and were mesmerized by the bright, happy colors of the illustrations.
Adult Reader Reaction: I loved this book. You get to really see life on the farm through a CHILD’s eyes, looking at all the animals and life in general. You come away feeling happy and getting a better sense of “how things work” on a farm. I wasn't surprised they liked it; this is another book worthy of admiration.
Pros: Gorgeous illustrations and sweet depictions of children on a farm will encourage kids to listen along now and explore later.
Borrow or Buy: BUY it! If you like this you may want to buy a second copy to cut up and frame for your child’s bedroom.
Educational Themes: This book illustrates life on the farm, emotions (happy), and spring. It also lets you contrast babies and adults, as well as different animal eggs.
Notes: The publisher donated a copy of this book knowing that we would consider it for review and provide an independent, unbiased profile. This book will be given to a nonprofit to help readers in need.