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Read a fun book about farms.

Cock-a-Doodle DanceCock-A-Doodle Dance!

by Christine Tricarico

It’s all work, no play for the grouchy animals at this Texas farm. Then Rooster catches the jitterbug and things will never be the same!


Cock-a-Doodle-DooCock-A-Doodle-Doo Creak, Pop-Pop, Moo

by Jim Aylesworth

A simple, rhyming text and energetic watercolors celebrate old-time farm life.


Cow Can't SleepCow Can’t Sleep

by Ken Baker

Belle can’t sleep. The hay is too scratchy. So she tiptoes around the farm to find the perfect place to sleep. But what if the best sleeping spots are already taken?


Farmer John's TractorFarmer John’s Tractor

by Sally Sutton

Rhyming read-aloud text and atmospheric illustrations tell a satisfying tale of a family stranded in a flood and a reliable old tractor to the rescue.


Grumpy GoatGrumpy Goat

by Brett Helquist

Meet one Grumpy Goat. He’s cranky, he’s hungry, and he’s never had a friend. He is making a terrible mess at Sunny Acres Farm, and the other animals just stay away. He knocks over the pigs’ trough, kicks down the garden fence, and eats everything in his path. Until one special flower stops him in his tracks.

Henry's MapHenry’s Map

by David Elliot

Henry is a very particular sort of pig. “A place for everything and everything in its place,” he always says. But when he looks out his window he is troubled. The farm is a mess! Henry is worried that nobody will be able to find anything in this mess. So he draws a map showing all the animals exactly where they belong.


Kate & PippinKate & Pippin: an unlikely love story

by Martin Springett

Pippin is a fawn abandoned by her mother. When she turns up crying outside the house of photographer Springett, she is brought inside, and it’s there she meets Kate, a Great Dane.

Pumpkin CountdownPumpkin Countdown

by Joan Holub

In this rhyming picture book, a classroom of children goes on a field trip to the pumpkin patch, where they count everything in sight. The book is perfect for the fall season, and an extra fun way to teach children to count backward from twenty.

Take Me to Your BBQTake Me to Your BBQ

by Kathy Duval

Aliens have landed on Willy’s farm, and they’re not leaving without a square dance and a square meal! So fire up that grill, lay on the barbeque sauce, and snatch up that fiddle.

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