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Tractor (Machines at Work)

by DK

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“Tractor” by Machines at Work is a future farmer’s dream book. Each page contains come to life illustrations of real tractors and farm equipment. Additionally, each page features a different piece of farm machinery. For example, “harvest time” is all about combines and “Bale it up” is all about balers. The language is catchy with descriptions such as “buzz, whirr, chomp”; however, the text is informative and educational with age appropriate word choice. Clearly the writing is engaging and organized. Another great feature is that the book has a glossary and an index. This is helpful in learning academic skill to young readers. Having three boys of my own, I have no doubt this is a quick favorite that will be read over and over again. The reader will become bored long before the child loses interest in exploring each and every picture endlessly. The big idea is to inform the reader about tractors. ( )
  areyno5 | Oct 13, 2014 |
Who knew there was so much to learn about tractors? Well illustrated, full of facts, aimed at the middle-primary reader ( )
  ForrestFamily | Nov 18, 2008 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0756602173, Hardcover)

Look at all the amazing machines you'll find on a farm. Take a close look at a tractor and its various attachments and learn how a crop is planted and cared for.

Looking at a variety of machines with a wide range of uses, the Machines at Work series explains how vehicles help people on farms, construction sites, and other busy places. Each of the books answers questions with bright, interesting photographs of machines in different situations to explain how they work and what they do. Complete with plenty of amazing facts on this popular subject, the Machines at Work series is sure to be a hit with young readers and machine enthusiasts. Vroom-vroom!

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Introduces assorted tractors and other heavy equipment.

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