Farm Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of Country Life
Farm Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of Country Life PDF
Learn the difference between a farrow and a barrow, and what distinguishes a weanling from a yearling. Country and city mice alike will delight in Julia Rothman’s charming illustrated guide to the curious parts and pieces of rural living.
Dissecting everything from the shapes of squash varieties to how a barn is constructed and what makes up a beehive to crop rotation patterns, Rothman gives a richly entertaining tour of the quirky details of country life.
Also available in this series: Nature Anatomy, Nature Anatomy Notebook, Ocean Anatomy, and Food Anatomy.
” This book is right up my alley. Not only does the subject matter interest me, but it’s a visual treat. ” (P. Allen Smith)
“The book is entertaining and colorful — and deceptively full of facts.” (Journal Sentinel)
” It’s a glorious celebration of life in the country, one that I can enjoy not only by myself but also with my kids.” (Dooce)
“…this book is amazing for child or adult, young farmer or the “farmer wannabe.” I loved it just for the nostalgic trip down memory lane.” (Press Republican)
“Utterly charming and thoroughly researched, Farm Anatomy is one of those rare treats that speak to your eyes and your heart, and in the process manage to expand your mind.” (The Atlantic)
Bantams and Buckwheat, Hackles and Harrows
Talk the talk of the country with Julia Rothman’s entertaining and informative visual tour of life on the farm. Her drawings, diagrams, step-by-step sequences, and dissections reveal everything from the parts of a milking machine and the anatomy of a pig to how to plow a field and shear a sheep. You’ll be delighted by how much there is to discover.