Barnyard Song


What started out as a fun farm animal rhyme quickly reeled me in with its surprise twist. Rhonda Gowler Greene’s animals get sick!  Yes, a bee buzzes in with sneezes and suddenly the tunes around the farmyard change as every animal catches the cold.

This book has a read-again-and-again quality, with great vocabulary and rhymes that enhance the prose.  Fun and fresh, this is a great book for reading aloud, and having kids predict the next line.


About AnEducationInBooks

Wendy BooydeGraaff is the author of Salad Pie, a children's picture book published by Ripple Grove Press. Her work has been published in Emrys Journal Online, The Emerson Review, Jellyfish Review, Bending Genres, SmokeLong Quarterly and Leopardskin & Limes, and is forthcoming in NOON. Read more work at or find her on Twitter @BooyTweets.
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