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Books for Preschoolers

Books About Animals

 

Angelina Ballerina, by Katharine Holabird, illustrated by Helen Craig.

 

Pleasant Company Publications, 2000.

Beatrix Potter: The Complete Tales, written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter.

 

Penguin USA , 1997.

Blueberries for Sal, by Robert McCloskey.

 

Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers, 1976.

City Mouse and Country Mouse, by Rozanne Lanczak Williams, illustrated by Nan Brookes.

 

Creative Teaching Press, Inc., 1994.

Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type, by Doreen Cronin, illustrated by Betsy Lewin.

 

Simon and Schuster Children's, 2000.

Hogsel and Gruntel and Other Animal Stories, by Dick King-Smith, illustrated by Michael Terry.

 

Scholastic, Inc., 1999.

Little Elephant's Walk, by Adrienne Kennaway.

 

HarperCollins Children's Books, 1992.

The Runaway Bunny, by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Clement Hurd.

 

HarperCollins Children's Books, 1991.

The Sleepytime Book, by Jan Wahl, illustrated by Arden Johnson.

 

Morrow, William and Co., 1992.

A Tale of Tails, by Anthony Mills Vitthal.

 

Findhorn Press, Inc., 1995.

Baby Animals, by Angela Royston, illustrated by Jane Cradock-Watson and Dave Hopkins.

 

Simon and Schuster Children's, 1992.

Guess What I'll Be, by Ann Axworthy.

 

Candlewick Press, 1998.

Our Amazing Animal Friends, by Gene S. Stuart.

 

National Geographic Society, 1996.

Whose Baby Am I? by John Butler.

 

Viking, 2001.

Animals Should Definitely Not Act Like People, by Judi Barrett, illustrated by Ron Barrett.

 

Simon and Schuster Children's, 1989.

Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing, by Judi Barrett, illustrated by Ron Barrett.

 

Simon and Schuster Children's, 1989.

Syd Hoff's Animal Jokes, by Syd Hoff.

 

HarperCollins Children's Books, 1986.

Zoodles, by Bernard Most.

 

Harcourt, 1992.

A Hippopotamusn't and Other Animal Verses, by J. Patrick Lewis, illustrated by Victoria Chess.

 

Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers, 1994.

Alphabestiary: Animal Poems from A to Z, edited by Jane Yolen, illustrated by Allan Eitzen.

 

Boyds Mills Press, 1994.

Animal Lullabies, by Pamela Conrad, illustrated by Richard Cowdrey.

 

HarperCollins Publishers, Inc., 1997.

Animals on Parade: Animal Poems for Children, by Sara Willoughby-Herb and Steven Herb, compiled with the assistance of Charlotte M. Klein and James T. Zullinger.

 

Continental Press, 1991.

Monkeys Write Terrible Letters: and Other Poems, by Arnold Spilka.

 

Boyds Mills Press, 1994.

Ridicholas Nicholas: More Animal Verses, by J. Patrick Lewis, illustrated by Victoria Chess.

 

Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers, 1995.

Arctic Fives Arrive, by Elinor Princzes, illustrated by Holly Berry.

 

Houghton Miffling Company, 1996.

Arctic Song, by Miriam Moss, illustrated by Adrienne Kenneway.

 

Frances Lincold, Ltd., 1999.

Little Caribou, by Sarah Fox-Davies.

 

Candlewick Press, 1996.

Polar Bears Past Bedtime, by Mary Pope Osborne, illustrated by Sal Murdocca.

 

Random House, 1998.

Tacky and the Emperor, by Helen Lester, illustrated by Lynn Munsinger.

 

Houghton Mifflin, 2000.

The Singing Snow Bear, by Carol Grigg.

 

Houghton Mifflin, 1999.

The Snow Bear, by Miriam Moss, illustrated by Maggie Kneen.

 

Dutton Children's Book, 2000.

Whale is Stuck, by Karen Hayles and Charles Fuge.

 

Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1993.

Winter Whale, by Joanne Ryder, illustrated by Michael Rothman.

 

Morrow Junior Books, 1991.

About Penguins and Other Antarctic Animals, by Bill Sanders.

 

Melmont Publishers, 1964.

Arctic Babies, by Kathy Darling and Tara Darling.

 

Walker and Company, 1996.

Brrr!: A Book about Polar Animals, by Melvin Berger and Gilda Berger.

 

Scholastic, Inc., 2000.

Find the Polar Animal, by Cate Foley.

 

Children's Press, 2000.

Penguins and Polar Bears: Animals of the Ice and Snow, by Sandra Lee Crow.

 

National Geographic Society, 1985.

Polar Bear Cubs, by Downs Matthews, illustrated by Dan Guravich.

 

Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1989.

Mr. Popper's Penguins, by Richard Atwater and Florence Atwater, illustrated by Robert Lawson.

 

Little, Brown and Company, 1992.

Advice for a Frog and Other Poems, by Alice Schertle, illustrated by Norman Green.

 

Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Books, 1995.

Antarctic Antics, by Judy Sierra, illustrated by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey.

 

Harcourt, 1998.

Penguin Chick, by Betty Tatham, illustrated by Helen K. Davie.

 

HarperCollins Publishers, 2002.

Please Don't Squeeze Your Boa, Noah, by Marilyn Singer, illustrated by Clement Oubrerie.

 

Henry Holt and Co., Inc., 1995.

Polar Animals, by Paul Hess.

 

Tabori and Change, Inc., 1996.

Bark, George, written and illustrated by Jules Feiffer.

 

Michael di Capua Books, 1999.

Brother Wolf: A Seneca Tale, retold and illustrated by Harriet Peck Taylor.

 

Farrar Straus Giroux, 1996.

Can't You Sleep, Little Bear? by Martin Waddell, illustrated by Barbara Firth.

 

Candlewick Press, 1988.

Carl Goes Shopping, written and illustrated by Alexandra Day.

 

Farrar Straus Giroux, 1989.

Darby The Special-Order Pup, by Alexandra Day and Cooper Edens, illustrated by Alexandra Day.

 

Dial Books for Young Readers, 2000.

Geraldine's Blanket, written and illustrated by Holly Keller.

 

Mulberry Book, 1988.

Gregory, the Terrible Eater, by Mitchell Sharmat, illustrated by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey.

 

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1980.

The Hungry Monster, by Phyllis Root, illustrated by Sue Heap.

 

Candlewick Press, 1997.

The Little Mouse, the Red, Ripe Strawberry, and the Big, Hungry Bear, by Don and Audrey Wood, illustrated by Don Wood.

 

Child's Play Ltd, 1991.

Little Penguins Tale, written and illustrated by Audrey Wood.

 

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, 1989.

Lizard's Song, by George Shannon, illustrated by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey.

 

Greenwillow Books, 1981.

Mouse Views: What the Class Pet Saw, written and photo-illustrated by Bruce McMillan.

 

Holiday House, 1993.

Mr. Gumpy's Outing, written and illustrated by John Burningham.

 

Henry Holt and Company, 2001.

The Pig in the Pond, by Martin Waddell, illustrated by Jill Barton.

 

Candlewick Press, 1992.

Rebel, written and illustrated by John Schoenherr.

 

Philomel Books, 1995.

The Valentine Bears, by Eve Bunting, illustrated by Jan Brett.

 

Clarion Books, 1983.

Who Sank the Boat? written and illustrated by Pamela Allen.

 

Coward-McCann, Incorporated, 1990.

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Books About Dinosaurs

 

Dad's Dinosaur Day, written and illustrated by Diane Dawson Hearn.

 

MacMillan Publishing Company, 1993.

Detective Dinosaur: Lost and Found, by James Skofield, illustrated by R. W. Alley.

 

HarperCollins Publishers, 1998.

Dinosaur! illustrated by Peter Sis.

 

Greenwillow Books, 2000.

Dinosaur Chase, by Carolyn Otta, illustrated by Thacher Hurd.

 

HarperCollins Publishers, 1991.

Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs, written and illustrated by Byron Barton.

 

Thomas Y. Crowell, 1989.

Dinosaur Roar! written and illustrated by Paul and Henrietta Stickland.

 

Dutton Children's Books, 1994.

Dinosaur Stomp! A Monster Pop-Up, written and illustrated by Paul Strickland.

 

Dutton Children's Books, 1996.

Flapdoodle Dinosaur: A Colorful Pop-Up Book, written and illustrated by David A. Carter.

 

Little Simon, 2001.

How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night? by Jane Yolen, illustrated by Mark Teague.

 

The Blue Sky Press, 2000.

Meet Dinah Dinosaur, by B. G. Hennessy, illustrated by Ana Martín Larrañaga.

 

Candlewick Press, 2000.

Mine! written and illustrated by Kevin Luthardt.

 

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2001.

A Pair of Protoceratops, written and illustrated by Bernard Most.

 

Harcourt Brace and Company, 1998.

Too Big! by Claire Masurel, illustrated by Hanako Wakiyama.

 

Chronicle Books, 1999.

A Trio of Triceratops, written and illustrated by Bernard Most.

 

Harcourt Brace and Company, 1998.

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Books About Children and Families

 

A Boy, A Dog, And A Frog, written and illustrated by Mercer Mayer.

 

The Dial Press, 1971.

Bedhead, by Margie Palatini and Jack E. Davis.

 

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2000.

D.W.'s Lost Blankie, written and illustrated by Marc Brown.

 

Little, Brown and Company, 1998.

Ellen and Penguin and the New Baby, written and illustrated by Clara Vulliamy.

 

Candlewick Press, 1996.

Friends, written and illustrated by Kim Lewis.

 

Candlewick Press, 1997.

Happy Birthday, Maisy, written and illustrated by Lucy Cousins.

 

Candlewick Press, 1998.

I Need a Lunch Box, by Jeannette Caines, illustrated by Pat Cummings.

 

HarperCollins Publishers, 1988.

I'll Always Love You, written and illustrated by Hans Wilhelm.

 

Crown Publishers, Incorporated, 1985.

Jessica, written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes.

 

Greenwillow Books, 1989.

Lily, by Abigail Thomas, illustrated by William Low.

 

Henry Holt and Company, 1994.

Nettie Jo's Friends, by Patricia C. McKissack, illustrated by Scott Cook.

 

Alfred A. Knopf, 1989.

Rabbit's Pajama Party, by Stuart J. Murphy, illustrated by Frank Remkiewicz.

 

HarperCollins Publishers, 1999.

Show & Tell Day, by Anne Rockwell, illustrated by Lizzy Rockwell.

 

HarperCollins Publishers, 1997.

The Tub People, by Pam Conrad, illustrated by Richard Egielski.

 

Harper & Row, Publishers, 1989.

The Wedding, by Angela Johnson, illustrated by David Soman.

 

Orchard Books, 1999.

Wemberly Worried, written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes.

 

Greenwillow Books, 2000.

A Chair For My Mother, written and illustrated by Vera Williams.

 

A Mulberry Big Book, 1982.

Allison, written and illustrated by Allen Say.

 

Houghton Mifflin Company, 1997.

Daddy Makes the Best Spaghetti, written and illustrated by Anna Grossnickle Hines.

 

Clarion Books, 1986.

Down the Road, by Alice Schertle, illustrated by E.B. Lewis.

 

Browndeer Press, 1995.

Jin Woo, by Eve Bunting, illustrated by Chris Soentpiet.

 

Clarion Books, 2001.

Julius, the Baby of the World, written and illustrated Kevin Henkes.

 

Greenwillow Books, 1990.

Just Us Women, by Jeannette Caines, illustrated by Pat Cummings.

 

HarperTrophy , 1982.

Making Room, written and illustrated by Phoebe Koehler.

 

Bradbury Press, 1993.

Mean Soup, written and illustrated by Betsy Everitt.

 

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, 1992.

The Memory String, by Eve Bunting, illustrated by Ted Rand.

 

Clarion Books, 2000.

Now One Foot, Now the Other, written and illustrated by Tomie dePaola.

 

G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1991.

The Paperboy, written and illustrated by Dav Pilkey.

 

Orchard Books, 1996.

Pete's A Pizza, written and illustrated by William Steig.

 

Michael Di Capua Books, 1998.

Tell Me a Story, Mama, by Angela Johnson, illustrated by David Soman.

 

Orchard Books, 1989.

You're Just What I Need, by Ruth Krauss, illustrated by Julia Noonan.

 

HarperCollins Publishers, 1998.

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Folktales

 

Abiyoyo: Based on a South African Lullaby and Folk Story, by Pete Seeger, illustrated by Michael Hays.

 

Macmillan Publishing Company, 1986.

Cinderella, retold by Barbara Karlin, illustrated by James Marshall.

 

Little, Brown and Company, 1989.

Flossie And the Fox, by Patricia McKissack, illustrated by Rachel Isadora.

 

Dial Books for Young Readers, 1986.

The Gingerbread Boy, written and illustrated by Richard Egielski.

 

A Laura Geringer Book, 1997.

Henny Penny, retold and illustrated by J. Werner Zimmerman.

 

Scholastic Inc., 1989.

How Chipmunk Got His Stripes: A Tale of Bragging and Teasing, retold by Joseph and James Bruchac, illustrated by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey.

 

Dial Books for Young Readers, 2001.

Jack and the Beanstalk, retold by Rosemary Wells, illustrated by Norman Messenger.

 

DK Publishing, Incorporated, 1997.

The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything, written by Linda Williams, illustrated by Megan Lloyd.

 

HarperCollins Publishers, 1986.

Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China, translated and illustrated by Ed Young.

 

Philomel Books, 1989.

The Mitten: A Ukrainian Folktale, retold and illustrated by Jan Brett.

 

G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1990.

The Teeny-Tiny Woman: A Ghost Story, retold and illustrated by Paul Galdone.

 

Clarion Books, 1984.

The Three Bears, retold and illustrated by Paul Galdone.

 

The Seabury Press, 1972.

The Three Billy Goats Gruff, retold and illustrated by Paul Galdone.

 

Houghton Mifflin/Clarion Books, 1973.

The Three Little Pigs, retold and illustrated by James Marshall.

 

Dial Books for Young Readers, 1989.

The Wolf's Chicken Stew, written and illustrated by Keiko Kasza.

 

G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1987.

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Books About Nature

 

A Tree is Nice, by Janice May Udry, illustrated by Marc Simont.

 

Harper & Row Publishers, 1956.

ABCedar, by George Ella Lyon, illustrated by Tom Parker.

 

Harper & Row Publishers, 1956.

Be a Friend to Trees, by Patricia Lauber, illustrated by Holly Keller.

 

HarperCollins Publishers, 1994.

The Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree, by Stan and Jan Berenstain.

 

Beginner Books, 1978.

Crinkleroot's Guide to Knowing the Trees, by Jim Arnosky.

 

Bradbury Press, 1992.

Counting on the Woods, by George Ella Lyon, illustrated by Ann W. Olson.

 

DK Publishing Incorporated, 1998.

Follow the Trail: A Young Person's Guide to the Great Outdoors, by Jessica Loy.

 

Henry Holt and Company, 2003.

Jacob's Tree, by Holly Keller.

 

Greenwillow Books, 1999.

Me and My Family Tree, by Joan Sweeney, illustrated by Annette Cable.

 

Crown Publishers Incorporated, 1999.

Meeting Trees, by Scott Russell Sanders, illustrated by Robert Hynes.

 

National Geographic Society, 1997.

Nature Detective: How to Solve Outdoor Mysteries, by Eileen M. Docekal, illustrated by David Eames.

 

Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated, 1989.

Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf, by Lois Ehlert.

 

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers, 1991.

Tell Me, Tree: All About Trees for Kids, by Gail Gibbons.

 

Little, Brown and Company, 2002.

The Tremendous Tree Book, by Barbara Brenner and May Garelick, illustrated by Fred Brenner.

 

Boyds Mills Press, 1979.

Up, Up, Down, by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko.

 

Scholastic Incorporated, 2001.

We Were Tired of Living in a House, by Liesel Moak Skorpen, illustrated by Joe Cepeda.

 

G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1999.

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Songs, Rhymes and Join-In Books

 

Do You Have My Quack: A Book Of Animal Sounds, by Keith Faulkner, illustrated by Rob Hefferan.

 

Cartwheel Books, 2001.

Does A Kangaroo Have A Mother, Too? written and illustrated by Eric Carle.

 

HarperCollins Publishers, 2000.

The Eentsy, Weentsy Spider: Fingerplays And Action Rhymes, by Joanna Cole and Stephanie Calmenson, illustrated by Alan Tiegren.

 

Morrow Junior Books, 1991.

The Farmer In The Dell, retold and illustrated by Alexandra Wallner.

 

Holiday House, 1998.

Five Little Ducks, illustrated by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey.

 

Crown Publishers, Inc., 1989.

The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night: an old song, illustrated by Peter Spier.

 

Doubleday and Company, 1993.

Hunky Dory Ate It, by Katie Evans, illustrated by Janet Morgan Stoeke.

 

Dutton Children's Books, 1992.

In the Tall, Tall Grass, written and illustrated by Denise Fleming.

 

Henry Holt and Company, 1991.

London Bridge Is Falling Down, retold and illustrated by Peter Spier.

 

The Mother Goose Library, 1967.

Mama Don't Allow: Starring Miles and the Swamp Band, written and illustrated by Thacher Hurd.

 

HarperCollins Publishers, 1985.

Miss Mary Mack: A Hand-Clapping Rhyme, by Mary Ann Hoberman, illustrated by Nadine Westcott.

 

Little, Brown and Company, 1998.

Oh, A-Hunting We Will Go, by John Langstaff, illustrated by Nancy Winslow Parker.

 

A Margaret K. McElderry Book, 1974.

Over the River and Through the Wood, by Lydia Maria Child, illustrated by David Catrow.

 

Henry Holt and Company, 1996.

Ten, Nine, Eight, written and illustrated by Molly Bang.

 

Greenwillow Books, 1991.

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly, retold and illustrated by Simms Taback.

 

Viking, 1997.

This Land is Your Land, words and music by Woody Guthrie, paintings by Kathy Jakobsen.

 

Little, Brown and Company, 1998.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar, written and illustrated by Eric Carle.

 

Philomel Books, 1987.

The Very Quiet Cricket, written and illustrated by Eric Carle.

 

Philomel Books, 1990.

The Wheels On The Bus, retold and illustrated by Paul Zelinsky.

 

Dutton Children's Books, 1990.

Goodnight Moon, by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Clement Hurd.

 

HarperCollins Publishers, 1947.

Laugh-eteria, by Douglas Florian.

 

Harcourt Brace, 1999.

Ten in the Bed, by Penny Dale.

 

Discovery Books, 1988.

We Sing Silly Songs, by Pamela C. Beal and Susan H. Nepp, illustrated by Nancy S. Klein.

 

Price Stern Sloan, 1982.

The Wheels On The Bus, retold by Raffi, illustrated by Sylvie Wickstrom.

 

Random House, 1998.

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Books About Sports

 

Baseball Bob, by William Joyce.

 

HarperCollins Publishers, 1999.

Baseball, Football, Daddy and Me, by David Friend, illustrated by Rick Brown.

 

Viking, 1990.

Elympics, by X. J. Kennedy, illustrated by Graham Percy.

 

Philomel Books, 1999.

The Football That Won —, by Michael Sampson, illustrated by Ted Rand.

 

A Bill Martin Book, 1996.

Hooray for Snail! by John Stadler.

 

HarperCollins Publishers, 1984.

Morgan Plays Soccer, by Anne Rockwell, illustrated by Paul Meisel.

 

HarperCollins Publishers, 2001.

Nick Plays Baseball, by Rachel Isadora.

 

G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2001.

Pigs on the Ball: Fun with Math and Sports, by Amy Axelrod, illustrated by Sharon McGinley-Nally.

 

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1998.

Rhinos Who Play Soccer, by Julie Mammano.

 

Chronicle Books, 2001.

You Can't Catch Me, by Charlotte Doyle, illustrated by Rosanne Litzinger.

 

HarperFestival , 1998.

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Books About Vehicles

 

I Read Signs, by Tana Hoban.

 

Harper Trophy, 1987.

Oh No, Gotta Go! by Susan Middleton Elya, illustrated by G. Brian Karas.

 

G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2003.

Snow Bears, by Martin Waddell, illustrated by Sara Fox-Davies.

 

Candlewick, 2003.

There Was A Cold Lady Who Swallowed Some Snow! by Lucille Colandro, illustrated by Jared Lee.

 

Scholastic, 2003.

Down by the Station, written and illustrated by Will Hillenbrand.

 

Voyager, 1999.

Let's Go! written and illustrated by Jane Chapman.

 

Candlewick, 2003.

Miss Mouse Takes Off, written and illustrated by Jan Ormerod.

 

HarperCollins, 2001.

The Seals on the Bus by Lenny Hort, illustrated by G. Brian Karas.

 

Henry Holt, 2000.

Send It! written and illustrated by Don Carter.

 

Millbrook, 2003.

Two Little Trains byMargaret Wise Brown, pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon.

 

Harper Trophy, 2001.

Duck in the Truck, written and illustrated by Jez Alborough.

 

HarperCollins, 2000.

Good Night Engines, by Denise Dowling Mortensen, illustrated by Melissa Iwai.

 

Clarion, 2003.

Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel, story and pictures by Virginia Lee Burton.

 

Houghton Mifflin, 1939.

This Truck, written and illustrated by Paul Collicutt.

 

Farrar Straus Giroux, 2004.

Tough Trucks, by Tony Mitton, illustrated by Ant Parker.

 

Kingfisher, 2003.

Let's Go! written and illustrated by Jane Chapman.

 

Candlewick, 2003.

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Easy Readers

 

100 Words About Transportation, illustrated by Richard Brown.

 

Gulliver Books, 1987.

Brown Bear, Brown Brear, What do You See? by Bill Martin, Jr., illustrated by Eric Carle.

 

Henry Holt and Company, 1983.

Bunny Reads Back: Bingo, retold and illustrated by Rosemary Wells.

 

Scholastic Press, 1999.

Freight Train, written and illustrated by Donald Crews.

 

Greenwillow Books, 1978.

Hunky Dory Ate It, by Katie Evans, illustrated by Janet Morgan Stoeke.

 

Dutton Children's Books, 1992.

I Went Walking, by Sue Williams, illustrated by Julie Vivas.

 

Gulliver Books, 1990.

Maisy's Favorite Things, by Lucy Cousins.

 

Candlewick Press, 2001.

Popposites: A Lift, Pull and Pop book of Opposites, by Jung-Huyn Yoon.

 

A DK Publishing Book, 1996.

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Books for Toddlers


ABC & Counting Books

 

123 Yippie, written and illustrated by Lisa Jahn-Clough.

 

Houghton Mifflin Co, 1998.

ABC: A Child's First Alphabet Book, written and illustrated by Alison Jay.

 

Dutton Books, 2003.

ABC Pop! written and illustrated by Rachel Isadora.

 

Puffin, 2001.

Animal ABC, written and illustrated by Leslie A. Baker.

 

Henry Holt & Company, 2003.

Black & White Rabbit's ABC, written and illustrated by Alan Baker.

 

Larousse Kingfisher Chambers, 1999.

Clifford's ABC, by Norman Bridwell.

 

Scholastic, 1983.

Cock-A-Doodle-Doo: A Farmyard Counting Book, written and illustrated by Steve Lavis.

 

Lodestar Books, 2001.

Counting on the Woods, by George Ella Lyon, pictures by Ann W. Olson.

 

DK Ink, 2000.

Doggies, written and illustrated by Sandra Boynton.

 

Little Simon, 1984.

Dog's ABC: A Silly Story About the Alphabet, written and illustrated by Emma Dodd.

 

Dutton Books, 2002.

I Spy: Little Numbers, rhymes by Jean Marzello, photographs by Walter Wick.

 

Scholastic, 1999.

Joshua's Counting Book, by Alona Frankel.

 

HarperFestival, 2000.

My First ABC, by Debbie MacKinnon, pictures by Anthea Sieveking.

 

Frances Lincoln Ltd, 1995.

NFL ABC, photographs by the NFL.

 

Dorling Kindersley, 2000.

Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks from A to Z, by Richard Scarry.

 

Random House, 1990.

Quack and Count, written and illustrated by Keith Baker.

 

Red Wagon Books, 2003.

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Bedtime Stories

 

Biscuit, by Allysa Satin Capucilli, illustrated by Pat Schories.

 

HarperTrophy, 1997.

Goodnight Moon, by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Clement Hurd.

 

HarperCollins, 1991.

Go to Sleep, Daisy, written and illustrated by Jane Simmons.

 

Little Brown & Company, 1999.

Hush!, by Minfong Ho, illustrated by Holly Meade.

 

Orchard Books, 2000.

Sleepy Me, by Marni McGee, illustrated by Sam Williams.

 

Simon & Schuster, 2001

Wake Up, Me! by Marni McGee, illustrated by Sam Williams.

 

Simon & Schuster, 2001

Song of Night: It's Time to Go to Bed, by Katherine Riley Nakamura, illustrated by Linnea Riley.

 

Blue Sky Press, 2002.

Ten, Nine, Eight, written and illustrated by Molly Bang.

 

Greenwillow, 1998.

The Way the Storm Stops, by Michelle Meadows, illustrated by Rosanne Litzinger.

 

Henry Holt & Company, 2003.

Where Does the Brown Bear Go? written and illustrated by Nicki Weiss.

 

Greenwillow, 1989.

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Concept Books

 

Big Little, written and illustrated by Leslie Patricelli.

 

Candlewick Press, 2003.

Duck is Dirty, written and illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura.

 

Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1996.

Hands Can, by Cheryl Willis Hudson, Pictures by John-Francis Bourke.

 

Candlewick Press, 2003.

Inside Freight Train, written and illustrated by Donald Crews.

 

Greenwillow, 1996.

Mouse Paint, written and illustrated by Ellen Stoll Walsh.

 

Red Wagon Books, 1995.

My Beak, Your Beak, written and illustrated by Melanie Walsh.

 

Houghton Mifflin Co, 2002.

My Car, written and illustrated by Byron Barton.

 

Greenwillow, 2001.

Opposites, written and illustrated by Sandra Boynton.

 

Little Simon, 1982.

Quiet Loud, written and illustrated by Leslie Patricelli.

 

Candlewick Press, 2003.

Yummy Yucky, written and illustrated by Leslie Patricelli.

 

Candlewick Press, 2003.

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Books About Daily Life

 

Arthur's Tooth, by Marc Brown.

 

Little, Brown and Company, 1985.

The Baby Goes Beep, written and illustrated by Rebecca O'Connell.

 

Millbrook Press, 2003.

Busy Fingers, by C.W. Bowie, illustrated by Fred Willingham.

 

Whispering Coyote Press, 2003.

Hiding, written and illustrated by Shirley Hughes.

 

Candlewick, 1996.

My First Action Word Book, by Jane Bunting.

 

Dorling Kindersley, 1996.

On Your Potty, written and illustrated by Virginia Miller.

 

Candlewick Press, 2000.

Twins in the Park, by Ellen Weiss, illustrated by Sam Williams.

 

Aladdin Library, 2003.

Twins Take a Bath, by Ellen Weiss, illustrated by Sam Williams.

 

Aladdin Library, 2003.

What Mommies Do Best/What Daddies Do Best, by Laura Numberoff, illustrated by Lynn Munsinger.

 

Little Simon, 2003.

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Group Read Aloud Books

 

Barnyard Banter, written and illustrated by Denise Fleming.

 

Henry Holt & Company, 2001.

Bear Snores On, by Karma Wilson, illustrated by Jane Chapman.

 

Margaret K. McElderry, 2002.

Flappy Waggy Wiggly, written and illustrated by Amanda Leslie.

 

Dutton Books, 1999.

Oh, Brother, written and illustrated by Kathy Mallat.

 

Walker & Company, 2003.

Shoes, by Elizabeth Winthrop, illustrated by William Joyce.

 

HarperFestival, 1996.

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Interactive Books

 

Blue's ABC Detective Game, by Deborah Reber, illustrated by Karen Craig.

 

Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon, 2002.

Chimp and Zee's Noisy Book, by Laurence Anholt, illustrated by Catherine Anholt.

 

Phyllis Fogelman Books, 2002.

Clap Your Hands, written and illustrated by Lorinda Bryan Cauley.

 

Putnam Pub Group, 2001.

Color Zoo, by Lois Ehlert.

 

Harper, 1989.

Daisy's Hide and Seek: A Lift and Flap Book, written and illustrated by Jane Simmons.

 

Little Brown & Company, 2001.

Dear Zoo: A Lift and Flap Book, written and illustrated by Rod Campbell.

 

Little Simon, 1999.

From Head to Toe, by Laurence Anholt, illustrated by Catherine Anholt.

 

Phyllis Fogelman Books, 2002.

Fuzzy Fuzzy Fuzzy! A Touch, Skritch, & Tickle Book, written and illustrated by Sandra Boynton.

 

Little Simon, 2003.

Look Again, photographs by Tana Hoban.

 

Greenwillow Books, 1979.

Look! Look! Look! photographs by Tana Hoban.

 

Greenwillow Books, 1988.

Pat the Bunny (Touch and Feel Book), written and illustrated by Dorothy Kunhardt.

 

Golden Books, 2001.

Pigs in Hiding, by Arlene Dubanevich.

 

Scholastic, 1983.

Planting a Rainbow, by Lois Ehlert.

 

Harcourt Brace & Company, 1988.

Rough Road, by Kate Davis, illustrated by Bob Filipowich.

 

innovative KIDS, 2000.

Take Another Look, photographs by Tana Hoban.

 

Greenwillow Books, 1981.

Where's Spot? written and illustrated by Eric Hill.

 

Putnam Pub Group, 2003.

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Point and Say Books

 

Baby Rock, Baby Roll, by Stella Blackstone, illustrated by Denise Fraifeld and Fernando Azevedo.

 

Holiday House, 1997.

Early Morning in the Barn, by Nancy Tafuri.

 

William Morrow, 1983.

Is It Red? Is It Yellow? Is It Blue? written and pictured by Tana Hoban.

 

William Morrow, 1987.

I Spy: Funny Teeth/A Dinosaur's Eye/A School Bus, riddles by jean Marzollo, photographs by Wlter Wick.

 

Cartwheel Books, 2003.

Mommy's Best Kiss, by Margaret Anastas, illustrated by Susan Winter.

 

HarperCollins, 2003.

Red Train, by Will Grace, illustrated by Ed Vere.

 

Cartwheel Books, 2003.

Speedy Machines, by Dorling Kindersley.

 

Snapshot, 1997.

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Predictable Books

 

I Went Walking, by Sue Williams, illustrated by Julie Vivas.

 

Red Wagon Books, 1996.

Let's Go Visiting, by Sue Williams, illustrated by Julie Vivas.

 

Gulliver Books, 1998.

Lunch, written and illustrated by Denise Fleming.

 

Henry Holt & Company, 1998.

Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? by Bill Martin Jr, illustrated by Eric Carle.

 

Henry Holt & Company, 1997.

Where Is My Mommy? written and illustrated by Julie Downing.

 

HarperCollins Juvenile Books, 2003.

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Rhyme/Song Books

 

Bumpety Bump, by Kathy Henderson, illustrated by Carol Thompson.

 

Candlewick Press, 1996.

Fiddle-I-Fee, written and illustrated by Melissa Sweet.

 

Little Brown & Company, 2002.

Finger Rhymes, collected an illustrated by Marc Brown.

 

Puffin, 1996.

Five Little Ducks, by Raffi, illustrated by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey.

 

Crown Publishing Group, 1999.

Here Comes Mother Goose, by Iona Opie, illustrated by Rosemary Wells.

 

Candlewick Press, 1996.

My Very First Mother Goose, by Iona Opie, illustrated by Rosemary Wells.

 

Candlewick Press, 1996.

Piggies, by Audrey Wood, illustrated by Don Wood.

 

Red Wagon Books, 2000.

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, by Steve Scott.

 

HarperFestival, 1998.

Time for Bed, by Jane Dyer, illustrated by Mem Fox.

 

Red Wagon Books, 1997.

What a Wonderful World, by Bob Thiele and George David Weiss, illustrated by Ashley Bryan.

 

Atheneum, 1995.

The Wheels on the Bus, by Raffi, illustrated by Sylvie Kantorovitz Wickstorm.

 

Crown Publishing Group, 1998.

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Simple Story Books

 

Clifford the Big Red Dog, by Norman Bridwell.

 

Scholastic, 1963.

Digger Man, by Andrea Zimmerman, illustrated by David Clemesha.

 

Henry Holt & Company, 2003.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears, written and illustrated by Valeri Gorbachev.

 

North South Books, 2001.

Gossie & Gertie, written and illustrated by Oliver Dunrea.

 

Houghton Mifflin Co, 2002.

Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid (A Step Into Reading Book), retold by Deborah Huitzig, illustrated by Darcy May.

 

Random House, 1991.

Hi Harry! The Moving Story of How One Slow Tortoise Slowly Made a Friend, by Martin Waddell, illustrated by Barbara Firth.

 

Candlewick Press, 2003.

Maisy Takes a Bath, by Lucy Cousins.

 

Candlewick Press, 2000.

Mama's Little Bears, written and illustrated by Nancy Tafuri.

 

Scholastic, 2002.

The Snowy Day, written and illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats.

 

Viking Childrens Books, 1998.

The Three Little Pigs, by Paul Galdone.

 

Clarion Books, 1970.

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The Baker's Dozen

2003

 

All Aboard! A True Train Story, written and photographed by Susan Kuklin.

 

Orchard, 2003.

Digger Man, written by Andrea Zimmerman, illustrated by David Clemesha.

 

Holt, 2003.

Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs, by Ian Whybrow, illustrated by Adrian Reynolds.
(Originally published as Sammy and the Dinosaurs by Orchard, 1999.)

 

Random, 2003.

Hi Harry! The Moving Story of How One Slow Tortoise Slowly Made a Friend, by Martin Waddell, illustrated by Barbara Firth.

 

Candlewick Press, 2003.

Lots of Feelings, written and photographed by Shelly Rotner.

 

Millbrook, 2003.

Oh, Brother, written and illustrated by Kathy Mallat.

 

Walker, 2003.

Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? written by Bill Martin Jr, illustrated by Eric Carle.

 

Holt, 2003.

Raccoon Tune, by Nancy Shaw, illustrated by Howard Fine.

 

Holt, 2003.

Straight to the Pole, written and illustrated by Kevin O'Malley.

 

Walker, 2003.

Ten Puppies, written and illustrated by Lynn Reiser.

 

Greenwillow, 2003.

Tippy-Toe Chick, Go! by George Shannon, illustrated by Laura Dronzek.

 

Greenwillow, 2003.

Where's Pup?, by Dayle Ann Dodds, illustrated by Pierre Pratt.

 

Dial, 2003.

Yikes! written and illustrated by Robert Florczak.

 

Blue Sky, 2003.

2004

 

Anna's Book, written by Barbara Baker, pictures by Catharine O'Neill.

 

Dutton, 2004.

Construction Countdown, written by K. C. Olson, illustrated by David Gordon.

 

Holt, 2004.

The Dog from Arf! Arf! To ZZZZZZ, by The Dog Artlist Collection.

 

HarperCollins, 2004.

Guess Who, Baby Duck!, written by Amy Hest, illustrated by Jill Barton.

 

Candlewick, 2004.

Inside Mouse, Outside Mouse, by Lindsay Barrett George.

 

Greenwillow, 2004.

Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale, by Mo Willems.

 

Hyperion, 2004.

Lemons Are Not Red, by Laura Vaccaro Seeger.

 

Roaring Brook, 2004.

Polar Bear Night, written by Lauren Thompson, pictures by Stephen Savage.

 

Scholastic, 2004.

Subway, written by Anastasia Suen, illustrated by Karen Katz.

 

Viking, 2004.

Teeth, Tails & Tentacles: An Animal Counting Book, by Christopher Wormell.

 

Running, 2004.

Truck Duck, by Michael Rex.

 

Putnam, 2004.

Where Is the Green Sheep?, written by Mem Fox, illustrated by Judy Horacek.

 

Harcourt, 2004.

Wow! City!, by Robert Neubecker.

 

Hyperion, 2004.

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