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Ages 3-5

On the Farm

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Bess the Barn Stands Strong by  Elizabeth Gilbert Bedia
A traditional wooden barn weathers time, change, and new owners while providing shelter and comfort to animals and humans alike.
Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown
The story of various farm animals and how their activities revolve around a big red barn.
Drake and Daphne Make a Discovery by  Renee Vajko Srch
Drake and Daphne set out one day for a swim at the pond. Along the way, they meet several farm friends and wonder if they can be like them. They soon discover they don't need to act like their friends because they are perfect just being themselves.
Early One Morning by Mem Fox
A little boy takes a walk to fetch something for his breakfast before sitting down for a meal with his grandmother.
Farm Lullaby by  Karen Jameson
Every animal on the farm, from the horses to the mice, has its own bedtime ritual for a good night's sleep.
Farming by Gail Gibbons
An introduction, in simple text and illustrations, to farming and the work done on a farm throughout the seasons. ________ Explore the world with Gail Gibbons--Cover. ________ New and updated -- cover.
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."
Sorry (Really Sorry) by  Joanna Cotler
After Cow's bad mood spreads to the whole farm, Dog starts a new chain reaction by showing kindness. ________ Grades 2-3. ________ Ages 4-8.
The Farm That Mac Built by Tammi Sauer
The scarecrow from Old MacDonald's farm narrates an Animal Theater production of The House that Jack Built, but animals that do not belong on a farm keep upstaging him.
The Piñata That the Farm Maiden Hung by Samantha R. Vamos
Using the building verse of "The House that Jack Built," a farm girl creates a piñata of papier mâché with the help of a boy and the animals on the farm. Includes a glossary of Spanish words, and a step-by-step guide to building your own piñata.
Updated 06/18/2022