A Family for Old Mill Farm

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A Family for Old Mill Farm

By Shutta Crum; Niki Daly (Illustrator)

Clarion Books, Library Binding, 9780618428465, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2007


A raccoon real estate agent is showing his animal clientsfamilies of finches and foxes, deer and ducksthe woods, fields, and pond of Old Mill Farm. At the same time, a human realtor is trying to find a suitable house for a human family. Cabin on a mountaintop? Vine-smothered cottage? Mobile home on the prairie? None of those will do, and finally the tired realtor suggests one last possibilitya tumbledown property called . . . Old Mill Farm. Lively verse and funny, endearing art transport the reader to an intriguing variety of locations and make this quest both entertaining and satisfying.

Praise For A Family for Old Mill Farm

"Cleverly celebrate[s] the importance of turning an unfamiliar house into a beloved home." School Library Journal

"Two enthusiastic realtors offer different spins on the same...property as their clients search for the perfect home." Kirkus Reviews

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