This text presents the history of a farm from medieval times to the present day. It aims to provide an insight into how ancestors lived, and how farming has changed the landscape over the centuries. Half-page flaps reveal inside farm buildings, drawn by Eric Thomas.
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With a first-class honours degree in Illustration and Graphics from the Royal College of Art, Eric Thomas taught graphics, print and illustration at three principal art colleges in London. For the past 15 years he has worked as a freelance illustrator for the BBC, The Times newspaper and The Economist and in 1995 he won the Christian Bookseller's Convention "Children's Book of the Year" award for DK's "Children's IllustratedFrom Publishers Weekly:
Eric Thomas's lush, intricate illustrations mix with Angela Wilkes's informative text to dazzling effect in A Farm Through Time: The History of a Farm From Medieval Times to the Present Day. Gatefold spreads reveal cutaway views of the farmhouse and dairy. Following the flow of the seasons, this oversize edition illustrates changing farming techniques, the role each member plays in a small community and the effects of modernization on a traditional way of life. A glossary defines unfamiliar terms. Using DK's signature layout with a wealth of photographs, A Journey Through Time: Excavating Life on Earth by Selina Wood, illus. by Richard Bonson, begins in the present with an excavation in Pompeii, then goes back through the time of the dinosaurs, and even further to "the oldest rocks on Earth."
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