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A Home in the Barn by Margaret Wise Brown
Ages 4-8. ________ Farm animals seek shelter in a big, warm barn during a cold, snowy night.
A Horse Named Jack by  Linda Vander Heyden
"Follows a mischievous horse from one click of the latch on his stall to ten tomatoes a neighbor throws after he raids her garden and backs down to one muddy puddle."
Chicken Wants a Nap by  Tracy Marchini
"With the sun up and grass warm, a barnyard chicken is optimistic that it will be a comfortable day for a nap. However, forces keep conspiring against her--until it becomes a bad day for someone else"-- Provided by publisher.
Down by the Barn by Will Hillenbrand
Ride with the tractor driver around the farm to pick up all of the animals.
Go Sleep in Your Own Bed! by Candace Fleming
"When Pig plops into his sty at bedtime, he finds Cow sleeping there and must send her off to her stall, setting off a chain reaction of animals being awakened to move to their own beds."
Ice-Cream Cows and Mitten Sheep : A Book About Farm Animals by  Jane Belk Moncure
David visits a farm and finds out what each of the animals does to make our lives better.
Old MacDonald had a Farm by  Gris Grimly
"A new version of the traditional American song, with an unexpected twist at the end."
Snowy Farm by  Calvin Shaw
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text portray a family living on a farm with a snowy white house and barn, bundled-up horses and hens, and all they can possibly need. ________ A Paula Wiseman Book.
The Cow Said Meow by John Himmelman
Ages 4-7. ________ On a drizzly day, a cow hears a cat meowing to be let into the house, and gets an idea that spirals out of control.
The Cow Said Neigh! A Farm Story by  Rory Feek
Illustrations and rhyming text follow a series of farm animals as each wishes it could be another, and lets out the sound of the animal it envies.
The Greedy Goat by  Petr HorĂ¡?ek
"Goat is tired of eating grass. First, she tries the dog's breakfast washed down with some of the cat's milk. As Goat becomes more adventurous in her eating, the family notices that things have gone missing-- including Goat herself, who begins to feel colorfully unwell."
Wally Does Not Want a Haircut by Amanda Driscoll
"Wally the sheep does not want to get the haircut he really needs, even after all the other farm animals get new hairdos, but when his shaggy wool gets him in trouble, he has no choice but to ask for a trim."
Updated 11/14/2019