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Format: DVD 2016
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F.O.R. Sto-Rox Library DVD DVD JUV Far
Location  F.O.R. Sto-Rox Library
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Call Number  DVD JUV Far
Through colorful illustrations, youngsters will learn about farm life throughout the year, see the various chores performed on farms, and meet the animals who live there.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Ages 4-7. Simple stylized shapes and clear bright colors make Gibbons' landscapes easy for young children to comprehend. Beginning with springtime, the entire farm is laid out on a double-page spread with descriptive text set within-ideal for a point-by-point perusal. Outside chores and inside tasks are described in a series of quarter-page illustrations. This pattern is repeated as summer turns to fall and then winter, with appropriate farm activities described for each season. At the end, Gibbons enlarges the concept by giving brief notes on dairy, egg and poultry, grain, fruit, and vegetable farms and cattle ranches. Enough substance to warrant early-curriculum as well as picture-book use. PW. 630 Farms / Farm life [CIP] 87-21254"
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Publisher's Weekly Review: "Gibbons delivers what her readers have come to expect: picture books that describe real-life activities and familiar functions. Life on the farm is a mode of existence most people take for granted. Gibbons depicts aspects of that life with her characteristic bright colors and stylized forms in a conceptual space that is intended to portray not one particular farm but a universal one. Every season brings its own specific chores, indoors and out, its own crops and its own food. There are the forces of nature, and the ways the farmer harnesses or copes with the elements using mechanical devices. Despite an overuse of the passive voice (``The vegetable garden is planted . . . water is lugged . . . fields are fertilized'') this is a good addition to the author's energetic how-to books. Ages 4-8. (April) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Subjects Agriculture -- Juvenile films.
Farm life -- Juvenile films.
Farms -- Juvenile films.
Farm life.
Children's films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher Holland, OH :2016
Edition Widescreen.
Contributors Gibbons, Gail, author.
Bennett, Jon, narrator.
Dreamscape Media, publisher.
Participants/Performers Narrated by Jon Bennett.
Audience Ages 3 to 8.
Language English
Notes Title from container.
System Details DVD.
Description 1 videodisc (10 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781520045580
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