When I Visit The Farm

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.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

Gorgeous illustrations and sweet depictions of children on a farm will encourage kids to listen along now and explore later.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Little Kid Reaction

My boys loved all the animals and were mesmerized by the bright, happy colors of the illustrations.

Parent 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.

Type of Book:
This is a picture book poem about being on a farm.
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.

Reading Level:
2.8
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
6 to 8
Recommended Age To Read Together:
2 to 5
Age of child:
Read with boys 3 and 5 years old.
Purchase Recommendation:
BUY it! If you like this you may want to buy a second copy to cut up and frame for your child’s bedroom.

Title When I Visit the Farm
Author Crystal Beshara
Publisher Lobster Press © 2009
Illustrators Crystal Beshara
ISBN 9781897550090
Material Hard Cover
Cost $19.95
Genres Animal Character, Poetry
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