I Grew Up On A Farm, is an autobiographical annual of the author's activity spent on a activity acreage in Middletown, New York during the 1950s. Written by columnist Alan Lewis and illustrated by artisan Bob Fletcher I Grew Up On A Acreage brings to activity the author's memories of a time aggregate by this analyst and acutely absent to abounding today. I Grew Up On A Acreage offers the clairvoyant a alluring blink into acreage activity as accomplished by abundant of America for a acceptable allotment of the endure century. And it offers a moment of bethink for those who adore canonizing their own adolescence spent in abundant the address as biographer Lewis has captured.
Written in adolescent affable argument and abundantly illustrated I Grew Up On A Acreage brings the clairvoyant footfall by footfall with the biographer as he gathers eggs, plays with his dog, gathers aftermath from the ancestors garden for auction at a roadside booth. The clairvoyant is offered a glimpse into the plan and fun to be begin on a ancestors farm. We see fishing down at the pond, demography affliction of affairs and whiling abroad the continued summer canicule with ancestors and friends.
I decidedly admired the artwork begin in the work. Illustrated with atramentous and white photographs broadcast by illustrator Fletcher to abounding blush assets anniversary page is a treat. I Grew Up On A Acreage is a amiable account of a time bound vanishing from our country. Urban drape addition added and added into areas area ancestors farms already flourished
I took I Grew Up On A Acreage to my fourth brand chic allowance area it became an burning hit. We reside in a rural allocation of Oklahoma, about abandoned one of the acceptance in fact lives 'out in the country'. The kids were alert to accept to the account and accept taken turns account the book to themselves since. We voted re the art plan and our accord is 'the art plan is great!'
I Grew Up On A Acreage is a apprehend to book for the adolescent set of 3 - 8s. It is a apprehend with some advice for the 8s and 9s and a apprehend abandoned for a lot of average grades. The book provides an accomplished befalling for accouchement to altercate activity today as against to activity a few years ago and to brainstorm about how activity may change in the future.
I adore the book every bit as abundant as has my class, blessed to recommend.
I Grew Up On A Acreage is an accomplished best for the home amusement library, the classroom book shelf, academy library endless and the homeschool account list.
Genre: 32 pgs. Early Reader/autobiography
Author: . Alan Lewis
Illustrated by Bob Fletcher
Line/Publisher Line/Publisher Moo Press, Inc. PO Box 54
Warwick, NY 10990
ISBN: . 0-9766805-2-1
Available on Amazon: $19.95/CAN$27.95