Farm

By Cooper, Elisha

Publishers Summary:
Society of Illustrators 2006 Gold Medal recipient, Elisha Cooper, captures the smell, taste, and feel of the changing seasons on a farm. There is so much to look at and learn about on a farm - animals, tractors, crops, and barns. And children feeding animals for morning chores! With lyrical writing and beautiful illustrations that capture the rhythms of the changing seasons, Elisha Cooper brings the farm to life.

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ISBN
978-0-54507-075-1
Publisher
Orchard Scholastic


REVIEWS

School Library Journal

Reviewed on March 1, 2010

K-Gr 3 A husband and wife and their two children live on a farm. The heavily illustrated narrative, which begins in March and ends in November, describes how each season brings different sights, smells, and activities. Using a variety of machinery, the farmers prepare for planting, harvesting, and storing crops of feed corn. The children are involved in growing and maintaining a smaller garden of vegetables and feeding the c...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on May 1, 2010

Readers who have enjoyed previous outings with Cooper and his sketchbook (Beach, rev. 7/06; A Good Night Walk, rev. 11/05) will be rewarded once again in this through-the-year look at a farm. Four of Cooper's familiar small figures open the book ("a farmer, another farmer, a boy, a girl"); the loosely outlined figures convey character and feeling through posture alone. The following spread, one of Cooper's neat collections of spot art, lays out everythin...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Starred Review on January 1, 2010

Cooper provides a through-the-year look at a farm. Constantly varying spreads, including neat collections of spot art, keep things l...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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