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.
|All Kinds of Farms
By: Daniel Shepard
Simple text and photographs introduce crops that grow in a variety of locations and climates.
|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.
By: Xavier Deneux
Introduces readers to a variety of farm animals and features interactive slide panels with mix-and-match pieces.
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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|Ragweed’s Farm Dog Handbook
By: Anne Kennedy
Follow Ragweed’s handy tips to become the best farm dog ever.