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Farm Anatomy

The Curious Parts and Pieces of Country Life

Paperback / softback, 224 pages  (also available in Electronic book text )
ISBN: 9781603429818 (1603429816)
Published by Storey Publishing

about Farm Anatomy

What's the difference between a weanling and a yearling, or a farrow and a barrow? Country and city mice alike will delight in Julia Rothman's charming illustrated guide to the curious parts and pieces of rural living. Dissecting everything from tractors and pigs to fences, hay bales, crop rotation patterns, and farm tools, Rothman gives a richly entertaining tour of the quirky details of country life. From the shapes of squash varieties to the parts of a goat; from how a barn is constructed to what makes up a beehive, every corner of the barnyard is uncovered and celebrated. A perfect gift for gardeners, locavores, homesteaders, and country-living enthusiasts alike. 
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about Julia Rothman

Julia Rothman works from her studio in Brooklyn, New York. She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2002. Her clients include Chronicle Books, Target, Anthropologie, Crate & Barrel, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Bloomberg Businessweek, Urban Outfitters, The Metropolitan Transit Authority, The Land of Nod, Kashi, Design*Sponge, Food and Wine, New York Magazine, and Victoria’s Secret. Rothman is also part of a small design firm with partners Jenny Volvovski and Matt Lamothe. Check out the websites, animations, books, and print projects they have worked on together Rothman has a book blog ( where she writes and shows pictures of art, design, and comics or children’s books.

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