A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this book.
Everyone helps out around the farm -- there's lots of work to do!
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that there's nothing offensive about this funny little book. Parents might like the example Edward sets with his working vacation!
Is It Any Good?
The best thing about this book are the pictures. With broad, colorful oil paints, Teague succeeds in bringing a very funny farm to life. The illustrations are also where all the humor lies -- cows playing volleyball? Check! Ants plowing a field? Check! Kids will love finding all the funny little details in each scene. They'll also like noting how out of place Edward looks in his formal suit and red bowtie as he tries to help his country kin. The text of the story may go pretty quickly, but make sure kids slow down and check out the details in the pictures.
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