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7 farming stories every child should read

Reading is a wonderful way to help children learn what farming is all about, so here are seven books that will help them along the way.


Emily   Ashworth

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Getting kids involved in farming is important and what better way to introduce them to our industry than with a bedtime book?

 

From classic tales to brand new adventures on farm, below are five fantastic stories that will help younger generations learn all about the farming world.


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The complete book of farmyard tales

The Complete Book of Farmyard Tales

With relatable characters such as Rusty the dog and Curly the pig, this book is the perfect way to get your little ones reading all about farm animals.

 

 

Hello! Farm

Hello! Farm

 

Awake bright and early, this book talks you through all the jobs that have to be done on-farm from sunrise to sunset. There's feeding the hens, rounding up the sheep and harvesting the wheat to name but a few.

 

This is a easy way to give younger children a lovely insight in to everyday farm life, and from different sectors.

What the ladybird heard

What the ladybird heard

With Julia Donaldson's infamous rhyming slang, this farmyard tale is a favourite amongst children. With two crafty robbers looking to steal the farmer's prize cow, it is the smallest of creatures who saves the day.

Goodnight tractor

Goodnight tractor

As a little boy says goodnight to all his toys, we find that his most treasured one is his tractor. The story is set in rhyming slang and features all sorts of additional animal sounds.

 

Farmer Christmas

Farmer Christmas

Farmer Christmas is a heartwarming tale set in a scenic rural village. Three children are wondering what Farther Christmas look like and stumble across Farmer Nick, who looks surprisingly similar.

 

This story uses rural life, families and character to create a lovely, festive story.

Farmyard Hullabaloo!

Farmyard Hullabaloo!

This bright, bold and colourful book is brimming with illustrations which really bring the farmyard to life. Join in the fun right from the start, with the rooster that wakes with a cock-a-doodle-do or the pig that oinks its way through the story.

Farmer Duck

Farmer Duck

This classic tale tells the story of a duck who lives with a lazy farmer, and ends up taking on all the farm tasks himself - the harvest, the cleaning, caring for the animals.

 

That is until all the animals get together and come to his rescue.

 

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