Learn about Modern Farm Equipment with Casey & Friends! A Year on the Farm introduces children to the world of modern farming, showing the tractors, combines and other equipment needed to plant and harvest crops. The book is filled with photographs of equipment at work and a cast of illustrated characters including Casey the farmer and Tillus the worm, and a whole team of equipment characters. Casey and her farm equipment friends teach readers about the different jobs a farmer does each season. Children will learn that modern farming involves planning for the farm year, reacting to the weather and working hard as a team. Recommended for ages 4-8
Short stories for children designed to help kids learn how to read and learn to love reading A Year on the Farm is a "Beginning to Read" book. These short stories for children have simple sentences and plenty of word repetition that develops confidence and builds literacy skills. DK Reads prove that good reads build great readers. The sun is up, and another year begins on the farm. Follow the red tractor to find out how the farmer tends to the animals and grows crops. A Year on the Farm is part of the DK Reads series, a three-level reading scheme of children's short stories that help kids become confident readers, featuring engaging and illustrated topics. Interactive aspects such as quizzes and rhymes provide an element of fun while supporting the story and national curriculum. DK Reads is created in consultation with literacy experts and adheres to levelled reading scheme guidelines so the grammar, vocabulary and content are absolutely right.
"From ice skating to tadpoles and migrating birds, life in the pond changes from season to season. Discover how fish stay warm in winter. Learn why butterflies fly away in fall. Real-life photographs follow the seasons and capture the beauty of a year in the pond"--
Agriculture is a topic not normally discussed in kindergarten or preschool. But if you want your child to learn about how important agriculture is, then this is a book to start. The nice thing about a picture book is that it contains a good mix of photos and texts to encourage interactive learning. What effects would this book have on your child? Find out today!
Brian J. Smith lived as a child on a dairy farm near Ingersoll, Ontario with his family and grandmother in 1966-67. This lifestyle was very different from the suburbs that he was used to. In "My Year on the Farm" he recalls the daily adventures and experiences of living the rural life in that special year. The book is also a tribute to his industrious grandmother, Isabella Wilson, who managed the farm. "My Year on the Farm" explores the roots of his ancestry through his grandmother. Her example has been a great inspiration for Brian.
"In 2012, renowned cook, Sally Wise and her husband Robert ... moved to a farm in Tasmania's Derwent Valley. Here, among orchards ... and a rapidly expanding household of alpacas, chickens and assorted others, Sally began to make plans to establish her long-dreamed-of cooking school ... Sally shares over 250 ... recipes as well as charming stories of daily life with her family and other animals"--Publisher's description.
Their husbands were gone, their families were grown, and the future stretched out before them like an unfulfilled promise... Tired of always dreaming and never doing, Cici, Lindsay, and Bridget make a life-altering decision. Uprooting themselves from their comfortable lives in the suburbs, the three friends buy a run-down mansion, nestled in the picturesque Shenandoah Valley. They christen their new home "Ladybug Farm," hoping that the name will bring them luck. As the friends take on a home improvement challenge of epic proportions, they encounter disaster after disaster, from renegade sheep and garden thieves to a seemingly ghostly inhabitant. Over the course of a year, overwhelming obstacles make the three women question their decision, but they ultimately learn that sometimes the best things can happen when everything goes wrong...