Book Reviews - Sallie Eden Book Reviews 2019

Book Review – March 2019 – Sallie Eden

Trouble on the Farm by Chris Higgins – Published by Bloomsbury Children’s Books, 2018

Bella and Sid are visiting a farm. There’ll be cows, chickens, a dog and pasties! Unfortunately, there’ll also be Magda.

A clever little book introducing children to the realities of farm life, the dangers of farm machinery and the reality of where food comes from.
The ending is a bit predictable and Magda should certainly “reflect on the consequences of her actions” (not that it would make much difference).
I enjoyed it and I imagine it would reduce most 4-6 year olds to fits of the giggles.
Caution: would-be vegetarians should be aware there are references to chickens and turkeys (and how they get from farm to supermarket). 

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