Is the title apt for this novel?

Discuss the May 2017 Book of the Month, Farmer Beau's Farm by Kathleen Geiger.

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Is the title apt for this novel?

Post by uk8971 » 07 Jun 2017, 13:46

"Farmer Beau's Farm" by Kathleen Geiger
Which other name would you suggest for this novel?

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Post by Amagine » 08 Jun 2017, 19:58

I like the title. I feel it's simple and easy to remember. I can't really come up with any other title for it.
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Post by gaporter » 10 Jun 2017, 14:17

On one hand, the farm is main thing the characters all have in common. But on the other hand, the title seems to put more importance on the actual farmer and the farm as a whole than ended up being in the story. Honestly, the same story could have been told with an anonymous farmer.

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Post by John Cand » 16 Jun 2017, 17:43

I agree with Amagine - the title seems to fit for a children's book.

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Post by kina » 16 Jun 2017, 18:49

The title seems a little redundant even for a children's book. "Farmer Beau's Farm" could also be focused more on the kitten and her animal friends, like "Kailey and the Farm" or "Friends on the Farm." Like Gaporter pointed out, the book doesn't focus too much on the farmer himself or the actual farm, but the animals and their relationships.

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Post by Naval Aulakh » 08 Jul 2017, 11:35

Yes , the title is appropriate for the story and teachers can use this book in their class to help the students learn different things.
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Post by eelavahs-jay » 30 Sep 2017, 15:15

I felt the title was alright for the book.

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