On My Bookshelf

My love of children’s agricultural books will be a reoccurring theme throughout the blog, but just in case you don’t want to go searching through multiple posts to find titles, I will share a working list of the books I own (or wish I owned). If I do happen to review the book, it will be linked to the original post.



  • Kiss the Cow! by Phyllis Root
  • Levi’s Lost Calf, by Amanda Radke


  • Bob, by Tracey Campbell Pearson
  • Chicks and Chickens, by Gail Gibbons


  • Compost Stew, by Mary McKenna Siddals

Farm Machinery

  • Family Reunion: A John Deere Storybook for Little Folks, from a story by Lois and J.R. Hobbs and Kris Carr
  • Goodnight Tractor, by Michelle Robinson & Nick East
  • Tractor Mac: Harvest Time, by Billy Steers

Flowers, Plants, & Specialty Crops

  • Ten Seeds, by Ruth Brown
  • Tops and Bottoms, by Janet Stevens
  • Zinnia’s Flower Garden, by Monica Wellington


  • The Twelve Days of Christmas in Illinois, by Gina Bellisario


  • All Pigs are Beautiful, by Dick King Smith
  • Pigs, by Gail Gibbons
  • Pig’s Egg, by Katherine Sully
  • Pigs in the House, by Steven Kroll
  • A Treeful of Pigs, by Arnold Lobel
  • Where’s Curley, by Heather Amery


  • From Seed to Pumpkin, by Wendy Pfeffer
  • I Like Pumpkins, by Jerry Smath
  • Pumpkin Jack, by Will Hubbell


  • At Grandpa’s Sugar Bush, by Margaret Carney & Janet Wilson
  • Be a Friend to Trees, by Paticia Lauber
  • Christmas Farm, by Mary Lyn Ray


Disclaimer: None of these works are my own. This is simply a list of books that love. Credit has been given to the books’ authors. Book reviews on the blog contain opinions that are my own. I am a participant in the Amazon Services, LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for me to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. If you follow a link to purchase a book, I may receive a small fee at no extra cost to you.

1 thought on “On My Bookshelf”

  1. What a lovely crop of kids’ books on agricultural themes! I’m delighted to discover my COMPOST STEW among the hand-picked titles on your list, and thank you so much for including it, Gracelynn! I look forward to sharing this post on the Facebook page for the book, and wish you all the best in your role as an Ag in the Classroom Coordinator… agvocating with kids!


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