Dannon Institute - Celebrate Healthy Eating


From Moo to You Storybooks

Milk From Cow to Carton
by Aliki (Harper Collins, 1992)

Colorful pictures and simple text describe the cow-to-carton process.

The Milk Makers
by Gail Gibbons (Simon & Schuster, 1987)

Drawings provide detailed information on how cows produce milk, how a milking machine works, and how milk is processed and packaged for stores.

Thanks to Cows
by Allan Fowler (Children's Press, 1992)

Clear photographs and text explain how milk from cows becomes foods we drink and eat.

Oliver's Milk Shake
by Vivian French and Alison Bartlett (Scholastic Inc., 2001)

Oliver goes to a farm with his aunt to buy the fixings to make a yummy fruity tip top tasty milk shake.

What's for Lunch? Milk
by Claire Llewellyn (Franklin Watts, 1998)

This book is notable for good photos
of cows and equipment in a dairy plant. There are also pictures of foods made from milk such as cheese, yogurt, and ice cream.

Storybooks About Eggs

Chickens Aren't the Only Ones
by Ruth Heller (Penguin Putnam, 1981)

This colorful book begins with a reference to eggs from chickens that we eat and then expands to discuss all different animals that lay eggs.

The Egg, A First Discovery Book
by Gallinmard Jeunesse and Pascale de Bowgoing (Scholastic Inc., 1989)

Clear plastic pages enable children to get a progressive look at the development of a chick inside an egg. Other animals that lay eggs are also pictured as well as different ways to eat eggs. (Remind children that the eggs we eat are not fertilized and do not have chicks growing inside of them).