Reading books about sheep is the perfect way to start any farm unit study!
When children learn about farms, one of the first animals they usually think of are sheep.
I can’t tell you how many petting zoos we’ve been to where there have been sheep.
It’s amazing how thick their wool can really grow!
I’ve teamed up with some fellow bloggers to offer you homeschool and classroom sheep study resources!
You can find these books about sheep for children at your local library or purchase through the affiliate links provided for your convenience.
Books about Sheep for Children
Sheep in a Jeep is a standard book every kid should read! My boys definitely love it.
But the other sheep book they really love is Russell the Sheep.
Our version even had a button that made Russel snore – what kid wouldn’t love that?
Sheep Books for Kids
This charming story of caring and friendship by farm owners John and Jennifer Churchman, brought to life with John’s entrancing photo-illustrations, will enchant readers young and old.
Meet the adorable orphan lamb Sweet Pea and discover why her true story has become a picture book phenomenon.
Out for a drive in the country, Nancy Shaw and Margot Apple’s well-known and beloved sheep run into some mishaps with their sturdy red jeep.
A New York Times Best Illustrated book. This beautifully illustrated tale speaks to all shy little sheep who stand out from the crowd and aren’t afraid to follow their dreams.
Charlotte is different from the other sheep. She likes to explore the world around her, climbing up trees and wandering near the dangerous road while the wary old sheep “tsk, tsk.”
But when danger strikes, only Charlotte is brave enough to go for help and save the day.
Perfect for naptime or bedtime, this New York Times bestselling picture book is from Splat the Cat author-artist Rob Scotton.
All the sheep are falling asleep—except Russell. What’s a sheep to do?
Count stars… Count feet… There must be a way to get a sheep to sleep!
Baa! Baa! Little lambs run, jump, and play in the sunny field. Older sheep nibble on green grass nearby.
These creatures have a thick, woolly coat that is used to make clothing. Read all about the lives of these gentle farm animals in Sheep.
This hilarious and tender friendship story proves that even the best watchers must look out for one another.
Sheep is an expert at protecting sheep — or so she thinks until one happy afternoon when she bumps into a very hairy someone on the farm.
This classic springtime nursery rhyme is freshly presented in a whimsical and fun pop-up format. A fluffy sheep spins through the book, bringing delight to little ones and adults alike as it twirls along.
A stunning surprise pops up on the final page, bringing this beloved story to an adorable finale.
With a padded cover and each story no longer than five minutes, this is the perfect book for story time, bedtime, or any time you need to hoof it through a fast, fun read-aloud!
All eight stories of everyone’s favorite sheep burst off the page in this fun and frolicking treasury!
Amidst a flock of a hundred sheep, one small lamb is convinced that the world beyond his Good Shepherd’s pastures is worth exploring.
While on his big adventure, the little sheep unexpectedly meets a very hungry wolf, a huge angry lion, and a mean lying snake that tries to convince him that his Good Shepherd is cruel and unforgiving.
But just when he feels trapped and frightened, lost and alone, he hears a most wonderful sound.
Play along with this well-loved rhyme and an adorable lamb puppet!
This classic rhyme about an adventurous lamb and its best friend, Mary, features a fun finger puppet toy built into the book, encouraging interactive play, hand-eye coordination, and language development in your little one.
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SHEEP UNIT STUDY
In addition to recommending sheep books for kids, I’ve teamed up with some fellow bloggers to offer you homeschool and classroom unit study resources about sheep! These resources may contain affiliate links.