Starting with books about Laying Hens, there are enough books here to last a couple weeks or to give you plenty of choices for the best fit(s) for your family.
From cute stories to scientific education, these Books about Laying Hens for Children are sure to help you as you and your children learn about farm animals. Make sure to check out the rest of my book recommendations for all ages for even more great learning resources.
This hilarious book reveals what happens when some foolish farm animals decide to trade roles—and discover just how hard it is to do someone else’s job.The Tuckers’ farm is a peaceful place. Everyone has a job and no one complains. That is, until a hapless peacock falls off the back of a passing truck and stirs things up.
Inspired by true events, One Hen tells the story of Kojo, a boy from Ghana who turns a small loan into a thriving farm and a livelihood for many. After his father died, Kojo had to quit school to help his mother collect firewood to sell at the market. When his mother receives a loan from some village families, she gives a little money to her son. With this tiny loan, Kojo buys a hen. A year later, Kojo has built up a flock of 25 hens.
Eric Russell's Hen House Award is a fun and simple story that teaches children the importance of goal setting and making lists to achieve their goals. It takes place at the Happiness Trail Ranch, where all of the animals are getting their houses ready for the Happy House contest. The animal with the prettiest house wins an award.
Five beautifully illustrated spreads show a series of friendly farmyard animals hiding behind bright felt flaps. A mirror on the final spread makes for a satisfying ending to the book’s search-and-find inquiries. (Where are you? There you are!) A perfect book to share with very little ones.
“One, two, buckle my shoe. Three, four, shut the door. . . . . Nine, ten, big fat hen!” “Baker uses an imaginative array of acrylic colors for his hens--greens, purples, and pinks to contrast with the warm, yellow straw background. There are lots of things to count, such as sticks, eggs, chicks, and hens. A fine choice for toddler story hours.”--School Library Journal
Twelve-year-old Sophie Brown feels like a fish out of water when she and her parents move from Los Angeles to the farm they’ve inherited from a great-uncle. But farm life gets more interesting when a cranky chicken appears and Sophie discovers the hen can move objects with the power of her little chicken brain: jam jars, the latch to her henhouse, the entire henhouse....
Mama Hen is getting ready to lay her egg. She wants to find the very best place. But each place she finds is already inhabited by a cat, a hedgehog…a snake! At last, Mama Hen finds a mountain and lays her egg on the tippy, tippy top. There she announces the very best place to lay an egg—carefully tucked under your wing!
The Fox is after Rosie, but Rosie doesn't know it. Unwittingly, she leads him into one disaster after the other, each funnier than the last. To enjoy Rosie's walk as much as Rosie does, just look inside!
Beloved illustrator J. P. Miller’s graphic, colorful farm animals seem to jump right off the page—but they aren’t jumping to help the Little Red Hen plant her wheat! Young children will learn a valuable lesson about teamwork from this funny, favorite folktale. This is one of my favorite Books about Laying Hens for Children!
This is the story of a hen named Sprout. No longer content to lay eggs on command, only to have them carted off to the market, she glimpses her future every morning through the barn doors, where the other animals roam free, and comes up with a plan to escape into the wild—and to hatch an egg of her own.
Midge, Pip, and Dot are the silly hens of Loopy Coop Farm. Resting under the shade of a big apple tree, they are suddenly bombarded by falling apples--who could possibly be throwing apples at them? The three hens investigate, only to find an unexpected explanation.