This is a classic, a poem by New England great Donald Hall, and illustrated by Barbara Cooney. The story line is unisex, a great book to give parents for bedtime stories and one... Read morePublished 9 days ago by Marianne Savino
Nice portrayal of a farmers life in the 19th Century. How the Farmer loads up his cart to products his family works on over the year. Read morePublished 28 days ago by J. Rivera
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Ox-Cart Man follows a man in early nineteenth-century New England as he packs up everything his family has... Read more
The book is simple, straight-forward, and very great for the littles. I love the work ethic and family-mindedness. The illustrations are also super sweet.Published 2 months ago by Matthew & Lisa Lind
Book relates the year of a 19th c. New Englander farming family in a neat nutshell. It has lyrical prose with accomplished sketches (several awesome landscapes).Published 2 months ago by jLit
I have long enjoyed this book and my children love it, too. While we may not do all the things the family in the book does, it my children identify with the story. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Brandy N.
Great lesson on how things don't need to be complicated. They just have to make plain sense. Sentimental in its 'simpler times' setting and beautiful seasons-based illustrations. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Jenna H.
A favorite from my childhood. Beautiful story, and great illustrations! My daughter memorized the book from an early age, and when we talk about New England, she always pulls the... Read morePublished 5 months ago by G. Jones