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Bobby of Cloverfield Farm   By: (1872-1955)

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Bobby of Cloverfield Farm by Helen Fuller Orton is a delightful children's book that will capture the hearts of readers of all ages. Set in the picturesque countryside, the story follows the adventures of Bobby, a young boy who loves farming and caring for the animals on his family's farm.

Right from the start, the author's vivid descriptions transport the reader to the idyllic Cloverfield Farm. The lush fields, blooming flowers, and colorful farm animals come to life, creating a visual feast on every page. Orton's attention to detail is commendable and helps to create a truly immersive reading experience.

Bobby's character is incredibly endearing and relatable. His passion for farming is palpable, and his genuine love and care for the animals are heartwarming. As young readers accompany Bobby on his day-to-day tasks, they will not only learn about farm life but also gain valuable insights into responsibility, perseverance, and the rewards of hard work.

One of the book's greatest strengths is its ability to educate without being didactic. Orton seamlessly weaves important information about farm animals, their habits, and their needs into the narrative, making learning enjoyable and effortless. From feeding chickens to milking cows, the author provides a fascinating insight into the life of a young farmer, ensuring that readers will come away with a newfound appreciation for the hard work that goes into running a farm.

The plot is well-paced, with each chapter presenting a new adventure or challenge for Bobby to overcome. Whether it is rescuing a lost lamb or planting a field of vegetables, the story never loses momentum, and readers will find themselves eagerly turning the pages to see what happens next. Additionally, the book's length is perfectly suited for young readers, allowing them to immerse themselves in the story without becoming overwhelmed.

Overall, Bobby of Cloverfield Farm is a heartwarming tale that combines beautiful storytelling, lovable characters, and valuable life lessons. Helen Fuller Orton's delightful writing style, coupled with her deep understanding of farm life, makes this book a must-read for children and adults alike. This enchanting story is sure to captivate readers and leave a lasting impression.

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BOBBY OF CLOVERFIELD FARM

[Illustration: "'I can't stop to play now. I'm on important business'"]

BOBBY OF CLOVERFIELD FARM

BY

HELEN FULLER ORTON

Author of "Prince and Rover of Cloverfield Farm"

WITH ILLUSTRATIONS AND DECORATIONS BY R. EMMETT OWEN

[Illustration]

NEW YORK

FREDERICK A. STOKES COMPANY

PUBLISHERS

Copyright, 1922, by

HELEN FULLER ORTON

All Rights Reserved

First Printing, June 17, 1922 Second Printing, November 3, 1922 Third Printing, May 15, 1923 Fourth Printing, April 25, 1924 Fifth Printing, August 26, 1924 Sixth Printing, February 27, 1926 Seventh Printing, April 2, 1927 Eighth Printing, August 1, 1928 Ninth Printing, August 6, 1929 Tenth Printing, January 31, 1931 Eleventh Printing, August 10, 1933

Printed in the United States of America

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE

I WHAT ROBIN REDBREAST KNEW 1

II BOBBY'S KITE 10

III THE OLD BROWN HEN 21

IV THE SHEEP WASHING 29

V THE SHEEP SHEARING 38

VI RED TOP 46

VII HAYING TIME 54

VIII ON TOP OF THE WORLD 63

IX BOBBY FORGETS 69

X ROVER GOES TO THE STORE ... Continue reading book >>




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