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Farmer Duck

Martin Waddell, Helen Oxenbury

Walker Books

Winner of the Smarties Book Prize British Book Awards Children's Illustrated Book of the Year

While the farmer lazes in bed all day, the poor duck that lives on the farm has to do all the work. Until one day, when his friends decide to make a change.Lots to talk about in this award winning book.

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In the Country

Benedict Blathwayt

Oxford University Press

A lovely book depicting life on a farm throughout the year. The ariel view of the farm on each double page works really well as there are lots of things to see and find. Key words are illustrated on each page. A great book to share.

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Little Red Hen

Michael Forman

Red Fox

Little Red Hen finds some grains of wheat, but which of her friends will help her plant them. When the wheat has grown it is taken to the miller and then baked into a beautiful loaf. All of the friends think they should have a piece.

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One farm

Benedict Blathwayt

Red Fox

A lovely counting book based around a farm and the changing seasons. The detail in the illustrations ensures that this will be a book that will be looked at again and again. Great book to share on a one-to-one basis or in a small group.

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Poppy Cat's Farm

Lara Jones

Campbell Books

Winner of the 2005 Book Trusts Early Years Awards, Baby Book Award.

"Poppy Cat, Poppy Cat, on the farm. Who says 'moo' in the barn?" Poppy Cat is visiting the farm, and there are lots of things to do and see! Little ones will love joining in with the animal noises and peeking through the die-cut holes on every page to see what's next.

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Sam's Duck

Michael Morpurgo

Collins Picture Lions

Sam thinks he is going to miss home too much, when he goes on a school trip to Nethercott Farm, but he soon becomes very busy. Delightful illustrations.

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The Shepherd Boy

Kim Lewis


A beautifully illustrated story about a boy called James who wants to be a shepherd like his father. The book follows activities on the farm throughout the year with a happy end for James.

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The Snow Lambs

Debi Gliori

Picture Hippo

Sam's sheepdog Bess is missing and with a storm brewing Sam spends a worrying evening wondering how she will find her way home.

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