There’s a new series for kids obsessed with tractors. Casey & Friends books offer a glimpse into farm life and the machines of modern agriculture. Young tractor fans (ages 4-8) love the use of real photos that show iconic red CASE IH tractors and other farm equipment in action. A cast of cartoon characters explain how they work. Parents appreciate all the added learning possibilities found in the sidebars, picture glossaries, and fun farming facts. The author is seasoned educator and national curriculum writer Holly Dufek. She joins Pixar Cars artist Paul Nunn to help kids make the connection with the farm equipment they see in the countryside and the food on their table.
We got the Big Tractors book, plus a real-life toy! Learn about Big Red Tractors with Casey & Friends! Big Tractors introduces children to the world of modern farming, showing how the biggest, most powerful tractors handle the demanding jobs of pulling and powering on the farm. This book is filled with colorful action photography, fun illustrations, and a cast of cartoon equipment characters. Narrated by Casey the farmer and Tillus the worm, Big Tractors teaches readers how Big Red and Sammy, the two biggest tractors on the farm, use their powerful muscles to work in the field with the rest of the team. Learn about the science of farming and discover how advanced technology makes Big Red and Sammy special.
Callan is huge in to all things farming since we moved to the Northwoods! He is a true country boy, and really loved this book, and the toy. He took them both to show and tell at school, twice!