Bouncing blueberries, eager ewes, and giggling geese! Join this
lively bunch on an alphabetical tour of today's farm. With
families and schools thinking more than ever about fresh, healthful
choices for the table, kids want to know about the foods they see
and eat every day: Where does it come from? How is it grown?
What's the difference between a fruit and a veggie? Why
don't chickens have teeth? This entertaining survey of modern
farming provides a wealth of farm facts and farm lore, including:
-Why some egg yolks are deep orange and others pale yellow -Which
kind of tomato is used to make ketchup -What butterflies,
hummingbirds, bats, and bees all have in common -Why farmers love
ladybugs -Why sheep smell with their feet Of course there are far
more than 26 reasons to love the farm. What are yours?