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Life-Size Farm

4.05  ·  Rating Details  ·  41 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
With more than 200,000 copies in print and Parents' Choice Gold Awards for each of its first three titles (Life-Size Zoo, More Life-Size Zoo, and Life-Size Aquarium) the Life-Size series moves to the barnyard to get readers closer than ever before to 19 of their favorite animals.

With informative facts and fun illustrations accompanying the superlative photographs that depi
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Hardcover, 48 pages
Published September 18th 2012 by Seven Footer Press (first published April 10th 2012)
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Tasha
Nov 05, 2012 Tasha rated it really liked it
This fourth in the “Life-Size” book series takes on farm animals in glorious full-size photographs. Just like the others in the series, there are panels that offer more detailed information, including the animals name, age, and scientific name. There are details about physical characteristics that are explained further as well as a list of facts. All of these are presented in bright colors and with a playful feel. But it is the photographs in their large size and with the clarity and detail that ...more
Katie
Jul 24, 2014 Katie rated it really liked it
Shelves: childrens, storytime
I used this book in a story time, as a visual for "old MacDonald had a farm" and the kids seemed to really enjoy it. we would sing the first part of the song, then I would open to a page, and they would say that animals name. This is a good introduction to nonfiction for young children as well.
Meghna Lipcon
Jan 22, 2015 Meghna Lipcon rated it it was amazing
Shelves: kid-faves
I love the huge horse in the book
paula
Goats "might nibble on your things. Don't freak out!"

Guinea pigs have a vertical split between the nose and the mouth. "This helps them move their mouths easily for munching on hay and veggies."

Kiso horses have lived in Japan for 1000 years.

Everybody loves the super-high-res photos in the Life-Size books from Ten Footer. Farm brings the supersharp pictures, facts, and details to bear on familiar farm animals. Rabbits are fluffy and lovely, but that sheep on the cover is U-GLY.
Rebekah
Feb 09, 2015 Rebekah rated it really liked it
We love the books in this series, and Life-Size Farm is our favorite. They're great multi-level books. The photos engage readers of all ages. You can read the larger-print narration aloud to younger readers, and independent readers can read the factoid-filled comic strip sidebars. Just a warning: the type size for the comic strips is extremely tiny; the writing is smaller than footnote superscript.
Stacy Ford
Dec 21, 2012 Stacy Ford rated it really liked it
Shelves: nonfiction, everybody
This is a great book for toddlers. My two year old was captivated by the large illustrations. The sparing text make it easy to move on. Their are good nonfiction text features to be explored.
Cat Fithian
What a great way to help children see and understand the animal world. Love the pictures, love the large size, love the book!
Rebecca
Oct 18, 2012 Rebecca rated it liked it
Shelves: nonfiction
These photos are really (hilariously) actual size. This would be fun to take to a class visit.
Dana
Dec 26, 2014 Dana rated it really liked it
Shelves: kids
Captivating!
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