My First Farm Friends (Board book)
Books in a Barn
Storey Publishing, LLC, 9781603429917, 20pp.
Publication Date: September 24, 2011
Each of these illustrated board books chronicles a cheerful day on the farm. Young readers will delight in the charming scenes of milking cows, playful goats, foraging chickens, and muddy pig pals. The books come in a fully illustrated box that can turn into a play barn complete with a carrying handle, a barn door that closes with a Velcro fastener, and four stand-up animal figures that children can use to create their own stories. Let the farm fun begin!
About the Author
Betsy Wallin grew up drawing horses and barns in the countryside of upstate New York. She later studied illustration at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs and Pratt Institute, and she holds degrees in art history from Vassar College and the University of California, Berkeley. She has four grown children and one grandchild and lives in Paris.