Stanley the Farmer by William Bee


Stanley the Farmer by William Bee

Down on the farm, there's seeds to be sown. Stanley has to get on his tractor and plough the field. There's lots to be done, and friends to help him out, but will the seeds grow? Join Stanley and friends for an out-of-doors adventure in this colourful new series from William Bee...

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With engaging characters, introductory questions, themes that capture and sustain young children's interest and simple, but informative storylines together with bright, uncluttered images, touches of gentle humour and tools of the trade frontpapers, these sturdily bound books are just right for the heavy handling they are likely to receive by enthusiastic preschoolers. Books for Keeps This first taste of farming will be loved by parents and children alike and is a great addition to any early years collection. School Library Journal Young children will enjoy the simple story as well as the bold, black lines and flat colors of the digital illustrations. Booklist Steady and bright, this will appeal to toddlers looking for comfort... Kirkus Reviews Stanley is cute and adorable, and he is depicted in all sorts of scenarios which will interest young children. There is always work to be done on the farm - and Stanley is sowing the seeds. He needs to look after them to make them grow, and then he needs to harvest his crop. A simply told story which explains the crop cycle in carefully selected language accompanied by simple but descriptive pictures. Parents in Touch

About the Author

William Bee is an artist and commercial designer who has worked for renowned fashion houses including Issay Miyake and Paul Smith.

He was born in London, but now lives in the English countryside.

As well as writing children's books, he races a vintage sports car, is an international skier, and when at home tends his lawns and meadow. William Bee loves Saturdays, the colour green, tabby cats, the Queen, Rolls Royces, fruit scones, David Niven, staying at home...

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 2


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Publication date

29th January 2015



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