Q & A with Elisha Cooper

Author of such picture books as Ballpark, Dance!, and Beach, Elisha Cooper has transported young readers to numerous child-pleasing locales. His latest book takes them to yet another. Due next month from Orchard, Farm follows the workings of a Midwestern farm over the course of a year. Physically removed from that bucolic setting but obviously close to it in spirit, Cooper spoke to Bookshelf from his home in New York City.

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