Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Vegetarian-Themed Children's Book, Harmony on the Farm by Sean R. Smith, Now Available on Amazon


THE WOODLANDS, TX - Harmony on the Farm, the much-anticipated children's book about a young girl's path to vegetarianism by Sean R. Smith, is now available on Amazon:  http://www.amazon.com/Harmony-Farm-Sean-R-Smith/dp/1477582630

Harmony on the Farm is an exciting new children's book written by Sean R. Smith and beautifully illustrated by Jess Yeomans.  Harmony on the Farm is about Harmony, a young girl, who spends an ideal day on her Granddad'€™s farm befriending cows, chickens, pigs, and turkeys.  Harmony and her Granddad roam around the Farm naming all the new babies who were born on the farm.  In the story's pivotal moment, Harmony and her mother go shopping for groceries, and, while in the meat section, Harmony learns that meat comes from the same animals she just befriended and named.  With this knowledge, Harmony and her mother turn toward vegetarianism and the world of foods available to them.

Harmony on the Farm is one of the few vegetarian-themed children's books on the market today.  The story helps children to understand where our food comes from and what our food choices mean to our environment and personal health.  The book can also serve to provide an example of child-friendly language for explaining the complicated subject of our food supply.

The book has received endorsements from several well-known vegetarians and advocates of vegetarianism.  Below are the endorsements:

"Harmony on the farm sends an important message to children: that a plant based diet is not only kind to their favorite animals but essential to achieving optimum health. Reaching the next generation is the only way to change our future!" - Alona Pulde, M.D. & Matthew Lederman, M.D.

"A wonderfully well written story of how a young girl makes the connection from the farm to the market and decides she's not going to eat her friends anymore." - Ed Begley, Jr.

"I wish this inspiring book was around when I was a child. It’s a simple story with a profound and revolutionary message. Brava Harmony!" - Kris Carr

"We choose what we eat and those choices have profound effects on our emotions, our health and the world which we share with other earthlings. Harmony On The Farm encourages children to feel proud of their veggie food choices." - Joel Fuhrman, M.D.

"This beautiful story warmed my heart and gives me hope that a new generation of young children will join me in making the decision to be vegetarian." - Jeffrey Hollender, Co-Founder, Seventh Generation

"Harmony on the Farm helps children to see what they already know to be true--Animals have real meaning for us all and we have a choice not to eat them." - Portia de Rossi

"Bravo Harmony! Not only a story to educate children about where their food comes from but a brilliant way to teach them the value of lives....all living things. Thank you for writing this. An important addition to ANY child's education and formative reading material!" - Jon Mack

About the Author:  After becoming vegetarian over 4 years ago, Sean experienced a radical change in his own health and consequently developed a deep interest in researching and understanding the vegetarian philosophy and lifestyle.  Sean strongly believes vegetarianism is one of the best ways to respect the environment, animals and our personal well-being.  His passion for this lifestyle led him to create Harmony on the Farm in order to gently introduce children to the origins of our food supply and what it means to be vegetarian.

About the Illustrator:  Jess is a full-time freelance illustrator and has received various awards and recognition for her artwork.  She is a lifelong admirer of nature, which has driven her interest in illustrating and capturing the personality of animals.  Her website is http://www.jessyeomans.com/

Harmony on the Farm is suitable for children of all ages and is now available through amazon.com:  http://www.amazon.com/Harmony-Farm-Sean-R-Smith/dp/1477582630

For bookings or press interviews, please contact Sean R. Smith at bookings@harmonyprime.com or call (281) 724-3085 Ext. 101.  

More information regarding Harmony on the Farm and its production company, Harmony Prime, can be found via the following sites:  www.harmonyonthefarm.com, www.harmonyprime.com, www.facebook.com/harmonyprime, and www.twitter.com/harmonyprime.

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