Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Farm by Elisha Cooper

I created this video using Screenchomp.

Take a Midwestern farm, add a family, toss in animals, some machinery, and show how it changes through the seasons. Sounds like a traditional farm picture book, right? Perhaps. It becomes extraordinary, however, when you add Elisha Cooper’s impeccable watercolor and pencil illustrations and first-class writing. It creates the same excitement as opening an Advent calender – every tidbit of farm life seems more intriguing than the one before. Farm will keep children reading until they uncover all of its gems.

Visit Elisha Cooper's website to learn more about his books and upcoming projects.

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Elisha Cooper stopped by Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast on March 30, 2010.

Borrow Farm from your school or public library. Whenever possible, please support independent bookshops.

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