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Buster on the Farm

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On his visit to Chicago, Buster makes a new friend and sends postcards back home.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published April 6th 2005 by Little, Brown Young Readers (first published 2005)
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zapkode
Jun 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
{my thoughts} – This is a cute little book about Buster, the rabbit off the P.B.S. kids cartoon called Arthur. In this book he goes on a trip to visit a farm in Indiana. While he is away he sends postcards to all his friends about some of the things he did and learned. I believe that the illustrations match perfectly with the books story and that it is easy to read and understand.

I liked that at the beginning of the book it showed a glossary of farm words that were used in the book and that it
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D'Anne
Jun 14, 2014 rated it did not like it
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I have a problem with the proliferation of "happy happy farm" books for children since most animals on farms live on factory farms in horrifying conditions. So that's my first problem with this book. My second problem is that the book mixes cartoon illustrations with actual photos from a real-life farm, and those photos are of such awful quality they look like stills taken from a 1980 home video. Considering this book is from 2005, I found that to be kind of strange. I do like that the book is ...more
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Marc Tolon Brown is perhaps best known for his series of children's books about Arthur the aardvark, which was turned into an animated television show on PBS. Brown is a three-time Emmy Award winner, for his role on the television show inspired by his books.

He lives on Martha's Vineyard and in New York City with his wife, Laurie Krasny Brown. He has three children, sons Tolon and Tucker, and
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