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Alfred A. Knopf, 1996 - Agriculture - 63 pages
Take a close-up look at the story of farming--the rhythm of the seasons, the
rearing of livestock, and the work of plowing, sowing, and harvesting. The
history of the farm from its earliest days, the important roles of animals and
machines, and the future of farming are explored with vivid photographs and
fascinating facts.

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This nonfiction book would be a great addition to a classroom library. It is a perfect introduction to how to use a reference book. Media: photos and mixed media. Read full review

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This is an informational book, it reads like a picture dictionary, only relating to farm life. All text is organized in small print paragraphs, rarely more than a handful of sentences. Everything ... Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Ned Halley is the author of a number of children's books. He has contributed to such bestsellers as How To Do Just About Anything, and How Is It Done? A former director of the US publisher Rodale Press, Ned now writes from his home in Somerset, England.

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