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This is a book that loves animals and children Sooo precious (((READ KINDLE))) ☋ Our Animal Friends at Maple Hill Farm ⇷ Meet the animals of Maple Hill Farm and learn about their antics as they bring joy, laughter, and life to the people who live in a house that needs painting at the end of a road full of holes Two dogs, five horses, a pig, some geese, lots of chickens, a few cows, a few goats, several sheep, and four special cats these are the animals at Maple Hill FarmWith simple text that is both affectionate and wry, and irresistible illustrations that burst with personality, Alice and Martin Provensen bring their barnyard friends to life for the delight of animal lovers both young and old This afternoon, my son threw a fit because I refused to read this book to him at naptime I understand why he was upset it s a truly excellent book with beautiful illustrations that move well on the page and show the movement and spirit of animals as well as their likeness and playful, non condescending text but I have read it at least twice a day for the past three days, and I had already read it first thing this morning, and I wanted to read something shorter Plus, I m mean.But, I ll p This afternoon, my son threw a fit because I refused to read this book to him at naptime I understand why he was upset it s a truly excellent book with beautiful illustrations that move well on the page and show the movement and spirit of animals as well as their likeness and playful, non condescending text but I have read it at least twice a day for the past three days, and I had already read it first thing this morning, and I wanted to read something shorter Plus, I m mean.But, I ll probably read it again later Maybe at bedtime This is an adorable picture book portraying the friends animals that live on Maple Hill Farm It s cute and witty and funny and expresses how animals can be such an important part of our lives even though they drive us crazy at times. My two youngest ages 6 and 3 have been rather cranky and rowdy during school lately so I chose this book to see if they d sit still Boy did they ever I had planned on only reading a few pages today, but we read the whole thing All four of the boys even the 9 yr olds were crowded around.The book is very simple, talking about the animals on a farm and their personalities and funny things they do They loved it It was like visiting someone s farm or having a guided tour into a world we don My two youngest ages 6 and 3 have been rather cranky and rowdy during school lately so I chose this book to see if they d sit still Boy did they ever I had planned on only reading a few pages today, but we read the whole thing All four of the boys even the 9 yr olds were crowded around.The book is very simple, talking about the animals on a farm and their personalities and funny things they do They loved it It was like visiting someone s farm or having a guided tour into a world we don t experience living where we do Everyone has their favorite animal and they are talking about them like they are friends.The illustrations are simple, but convey a lot of movement and humor The author doesn t gloss over death, but treats is naturally They were very sad to learn that the illustrator had passed on and were even sadder when we realized the book had been written 35 years ago so most of the animals had probably died.The boys said it should have 10 stars and I m sure we ll be reading it again.Very highly recommended.June 2010 We read it again tonight Actually, I ve read it to them 3 or 4 times before that too Whenever we read a story about animals they always say, Hey, that looks like Ichabod or I think that s Gooseberry s kitten They totally know and love the animals in this book This book changed my life It was my favorite book as a child, I borrowed it from the library so many times, the librarian told my mother that she should buy it for me I still have my copy of Our Animal Friends, and it is one of my most treasured possessions No childhood should be without Our Animal Friends at Maple Hill Farm. To this day the absolute favorite book of my childhood I still return to it often and an amazed by the staying power of the humor and sweetness I wish it was still in print in hardcover My copy is falling apart from all the love it has received. Perhaps the best animal children s book of all time. This is a wonderful book by the Provensens, as is their The Year At Maple Hill Farm I think this one ishumorous Both are very entertaining. I ADORE this book It had me laughing throughout, I would recommend it to any animal lover I ADORE this book It had me laughing throughout, I would recommend it to any animal lover