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Our Farm: By the Animals of Farm Sanctuary
Our Farm: By the Animals of Farm Sanctuary
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Maya the cow, J.D. the piglet, Hilda the sheep, and a dozen more animals all speak directly to the reader, showing off their unique personalities in this wonderful collection of poems. Master watercolorist Robert Rahway Zakanitch provides a portrait that perfectly captures the essence of each creature. Together the poems and paintings add up to a picture of life on the friendliest farm around. Maya Gottfried based her poems on real animals from Farm Sanctuary, a national animal rights organization and shelter, that she has volunteered for. Farm Sanctuary is a safe haven for injured or abused farm animals with locations in New York and California.
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Maya the cow, J.D. the piglet, Hilda the sheep, and a dozen more animals all speak directly to the reader, showing off their unique personalities in this wonderful collection of poems. Master watercolorist Robert Rahway Zakanitch provides a portrait that perfectly captures the essence of each creature. Together the poems and paintings add up to a picture of life on the friendliest farm around.

Maya Gottfried based her poems on real animals from Farm Sanctuary, a national animal rights organization and shelter, that she has volunteered for. Farm Sanctuary is a safe haven for injured or abused farm animals with locations in New York and California.

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Of the books that I've written, this is the most important and meaningful to me. We tried to capture the animal residents of Farm Sanctuary's true personalities. And these guys have personality! Farm Santuary's shelters are magical places, filled with peaceful, happy animals, and their loving caretakers. To learn more about Farm Sanctuary, please visit www.farmsanctuary.org

About Maya

Maya Gottfried is a writer and communications professional living in Park Slope, Brooklyn with her two cats, Lucian and Bunny. She is author of the children's books Our Farm: By the Animals of Farm Sanctuary, and Good Dog,...

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Published Reviews

Jul.19.2008

Good Dog
Poems by Maya Gottfried; paintings by Robert R. Zakanitch
What is your dog thinking? This energetic collection of sixteen poems and portraits on dogs is very appealing.

Jul.19.2008

Author Maya Gottfried introduces children to various breeds of dogs with delightful poems and adorable watercolor and black-and-white line paintings by Robert Rahway Zakanitch.

Member Reviews

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Feb.07.2011
In Our Farm, the animals of Farm Sanctuary live in a cozy haven where their creative juices flow freely. The poets’ voices reflect their individual...