Short stories for children designed to help kids learn how to read and learn to love reading A Year on the Farm is a Beginning to Read book. These short stories for children have simple sentences and plenty of word repetition that develops confidence and builds literacy skills. DK Reads prove that good reads build great readers. The sun is up and another year begins on the farm. Follow the red tractor to find out how the farmer tends to the animals and grows crops. A Year on the Farm is part of the DK Reads series a three-level reading scheme of children’s short stories that help kids become confident readers featuring engaging and illustrated topics. Interactive aspects such as quizzes and rhymes provide an element of fun while supporting the story and national curriculum. DK Reads is created in consultation with literacy experts and adheres to levelled reading scheme guidelines so the grammar vocabulary and content are absolutely right.