Take Me to the Farm

Stand Here Stories

by Julia Shannon & Illustrated by William Curtis



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 6/16/2017

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.5x11
Page Count : 40
ISBN : 9781480841222
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 40
ISBN : 9781480841239

About the Book

Although Fanny is a little girl who lives in the city, she is a frequent visitor to the Smith farm. While there, she takes other visitors to places around the farm tells them stories about the Smith family, their farm, and the animals she has come to know and love.
On the farm, she sees Nancy Goat, Prentice Hog, Horace Horse, and the donkey Donnell. She also gets to pay a visit to Alf the calf, Caren Crow, and Nip the dog. Fanny introduces young readers to Bobby Smith, Wiley Howard Owl, and lazy Esterleen, the twenty-year-old mule. With so many animals and sights to see, Fanny’s day on the farm is busy and fun!

About the Author

Julia H. Shannon, fondly known as Jupe and Grandma Jupe to relatives and friends, is a lifelong resident of the Saint Louis, Missouri, area. She has written numerous stories for children, including Scruffy, Scrappy Dog and The Knockout Punch, as well as two novels for adults, Hanna’s House and Gilda. She holds a master’s degree in creative writing from Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri.

William Curtis, illustrator, is an experienced artist whose masterful style has earned him numerous awards. He uses a variety of media, including watercolor, oil, and graphite. Having worked as an educator for a number of years, he especially enjoys doing illustrations for children’s books.