By Katie Daynes
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How do pigs keep cool? Why do farmers shear their sheep? Which farm animals live underwater? These and other questions are answered with vivid, full colour photographs and illustrations and short, informative text. Includes internet links via Usborne Quicklinks to exciting websites to find out more. Usborne Beginners are exciting books for children who are beginning to read on their own.
Katie Daynes has written oodles of books for Usborne, from lifting the flaps on germs and poo, through things to spot in the sea and at school, to the life stories of Nelson Mandela and Marie Antoinette. She wrote My First Chess Book after being taught by her son, Joe Birks, who became the British Under 9 Chess Champion in 2017. She now lives in Yorkshire with her architect husband, two inquisitive children and a hamster called Toffee. When she’s not writing books, Katie likes walking on the blustery moors, meeting friends for coffee and playing competitive board games.
Visit Usborne Quicklinks for links to websites with carefully selected video clips and activities about farm animals for young children.