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From the Publisher
Cris Peterson writes with a first-hand appreciation for the circle
of life on American farms and clearly presents her topics to young
readers. Her recent title for Boyds Mills Press, Century Farm,
provides a glimpse into the past and the future of one American
family farm. This book was also a winner of the Wisconsin Farm
Cris's previous books, also beautifully photographed by Alvis
Upitis, give children different perspectives on understanding where
their food comes from. In Extra Cheese, Please!, she focuses on the
process of making cheese, from cows milk to pizza topping. In
Harvest Year, she documents the variety of products raised in
various regions of our country in a month-to-month format. And
Horsepower celebrates the draft horse, one of the main sources of
power in the United States less than a century ago.
Cris Peterson, her husband Gary, and their three children--Ben,
Matt, and Caroline--grow corn, oats, and hay as well as raise fifty
dairy cows on their three-hundred-acre farm in Grantsburg,
Wisconsin, which has been in Gary's family since 1877.
"My writing career began when I gave mouth-to-mouth resuscitation
to a newborn calf and I knew I had a good story," she says. "The
calf lived, and after a dozen rewrites the story sold. Both were
Born in Minneapolis, Cris earned a bachelor of science degree in
education from the University of Minnesota. In addition to writing,
farming, and parenting, she reviews children's books in her
nationally syndicated column, "Huckleberry Bookshelf," and
frequently speaks to school students and farm groups.