Thematic Reading List: Farm Animals


While April 10 is National Farm Animals Day, any day is a good day to celebrate farm animals. Our list was created with 4-7 year olds in mind and provides a variety of animals on American farms.








0736829121 All Kinds of Farms
By: Daniel Shepard

Simple text and photographs introduce crops that grow in a variety of locations and climates.
9781602706699 Famous Fenton Has a Farm: sign language for farm animals
By: Dawn Babb Prochovnic
Illustrated by: Stephanie Bauer

Includes “alphabet handshapes;” American Sign Language glossary, fun facts, and activities; further reading and web sites.
9791027600311 Farm Animals
By: Xavier Deneux

Introduces readers to a variety of farm animals and features interactive slide panels with mix-and-match pieces.
0545007216 Farm Animals
By: Wade Cooper

Introduces young readers to animals that can be found on a farm, such as pigs, sheep, horses, and cows, and describes the ways in which they help people.
9780822547341 From Grass to Milk
By: Stacy Taus-Bolstad

Describes how cows eat grass and produce milk, as well as how the milk is processed for consumption.
9781615902668 Horses on a Farm
By: Joanne Mattern

Discusses big and small horses on a farm, covers birth of horses, their food, their life on a farm, and how horses help people.
9781616086695 It’s Fun to Draw Farm Animals
By: Mark Bergin

Learn how to draw farm animals such as chickens, cows, goats, horses, pigs and more.
0763674176 Ragweed’s Farm Dog Handbook
By: Anne Kennedy

Follow Ragweed’s handy tips to become the best farm dog ever.


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