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Children's Book List

* part of a series or set involving the same characters,
or a continuation of a story or theme

WORDLESS BOOKS

  • Anno, Mitsumasa.Anno's Journey
  • Aruego, Jose.We Hide, You Seek.
  • Carle, Eric.Do You Want to be My Friend?
  • Crews, Donald.Truck.
  • Day, Alexandra.Good Dog Carl.*
  • De Paola, Tomie.The Hunter and the Animals.
  • Felix, Monique.Wind.*
  • Hutchins, Pat.Changes, Changes.
  • McCully, Emily.Picnic.
  • Martin, Rafe. Will's Mammoth.
  • Mayer, Mercer.A Boy, a Dog, and a Frog.*
  • Schories, Pat.Mouse Around.
  • Sis, Peter.Ship Ahoy.
  • Tafuri, Nancy.Have You Seen My Duckling?
  • Turkle, Brinton.Deep in the Forest.
  • Wiesner, David.Free Fall.
  • Wildsmith, Brian.Toot, Toot.
  • Wilson, April.April Wilson's Magpie Magic.

PICTURE BOOKS

  • Ahlberg, Janet.Each Peach Pear Plum.
  • Aliki.We are Best Friends.
  • Asch, Frank.Moonbear's Pet.*
  • Bang, MollyWhen Sophie Gets Angry-Really, Really Angry. . .
  • Banks, Kate.Baboon.
  • Barton, Byron.I Want to Be an Astronaut.
  • Bemelmans, Ludwig.Madeline.*
  • Bernard, Emery.A Ride on Mother's Back.
  • Blackstone, Margaret.This is Baseball.
  • Blos, Joan.Hello Shoes!
  • Brown, Margaret W.Goodnight Moon.
  •  Runaway Bunny.
  •  Two Little Trains.
  • Burningham, John.Mr. Grumpy's Outing.
  • Burton, Virginia L.The Little House.
  •  Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel.
  • Cannon, Janell.Stellaluna.
  • Carle, Eric.The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
  • Carlstrom, Nancy.Jesse Bear, What Will You Wear?
  • Carrick, Carol.Mothers are Like That.
  • Cherry, Lynne.When I'm Sleepy.
  • Clifton, Lucille.Everett Anderson's Year.*
  • Cooke, Trish.So Much.
  • Curtis, Jamie L.When I Was Little.
  • Degen, Bruce. Jamberry.
  • De Reigniers, B.May I Bring a Friend?
  • Eastman, P.D.Are You My Mother?
  • Emberley, Ed. Go Away, Big Green Monster!
  • Ets, Mary Hall.Play with Me.
  • Falconer, Ian.Olivia.*
  • Flack, Marjorie.Angus and the Cats.
  • Fleming, Denise.In the Tall, Tall Grass.
  • Fox, Mem.Time for Bed.
  • Freeman, Don.Corduroy.
  • Gag, Wanda.Millions of Cats.
  • Ginsbuerg, Mira.Good Morning, Chick.
  • Havill, Juanita.Jamaica's Find.*
  • Hayes, Sarah. Eat Up, Gemma.
  • Henkes, Kevin.Kitten's First Full Moon.
  • Heo, Yumi.One Saturday Morning.
  • Hesse, Karen. Come On, Rain!
  • Hest, Amy.Off to School, Baby Duck.
  • Holabird, Katharine. Angelina Ballerina.*
  • Hong, Min.Friends.
  • Hughes, Shirley.Out and About.
  • Johnson, Angela.When I Am Old with You.
  • Keats, Ezra Jack.Peter's Chair
  • Jonas, Ann.The Quilt.
  • Kent, Jack.The Caterpillar and the Polliwog.
  • Kleven, Elisa.The Lion and the Little Red Bird.
  • Kraus, Robert.Whose Mouse are You?
  • Lin, Grace.Dim Sum for Everyone.
  • McCloskey, Robert.Blueberries for Sal.
  • Martin, Bill, Jr.Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
  • Mayer, Mercer.There's a Nightmare in My Closet.
  • Mazer, Anne.The Salamander Room.
  • Numeroff, Laura.If You Give a Mouse a Cookie.
  • Peters, Lisa W.Cold Little Duck, Duck, Duck.
  • Pfister, Marcus.The Rainbow Fish.
  • Piper, Watty. The Little Engine that Could.
  • Pinkney, J. Brian.Max Found Two Sticks.
  • Polacco, Patricia.Thunder Cake.
  • Potter, Beatrix.The Tale of Peter Rabbit.
  • Raschka, Chris.Yo! Yes!
  • Rathman, Peggy.Goodnight, Gorilla.
  • Ravishankar, A.Tiger on a Tree.
  • Rey, H.A.Curious George*
  • Rosen, Michael.We're Going on a Bear Hunt
  • Russo, Marisabina.The Line-Up Book.
  • Ryan, Pam Munoz.Mud is Cake.
  • Ryder, Joanne.The Snails' Spell.
  • Schwartz, Amy.A Teeny Tiny Baby.
  • Sendak, Maurice.Where the Wild Things Are.
  • Dr. Seuss.Green Eggs and Ham.
  • Shannon, David.No, David!*
  • Showers, Paul.The Listening Walk.
  • Slobodkina, Esphyr.Caps for Sale.
  • Steig, William. Pete's a Pizza.
  • Stoeke, Janet M.A Friend for Minerva Louise.
  • Taback, Simms.Joseph Had a Little Overcoat.
  • Tafuri, Nancy.I Love You, Little One.
  • Tsubakiyama, M.Mei-Mei Loves the Morning.
  • Rey, H.A.Curious George*
  • Waddell, Martin.Owl Babies.
  • Walter, Mildred PMy Mama Need Me.
  • Weeks, Sarah.If I were a Lion.
  • Wells, Rosemary.Shy Charles.
  • Wild, Margaret.Our Granny.
  • Williams, Vera."More, More, More," Said the Baby.
  • Yashimo, Taro.Umbrella.
  • Yee, Wong H.Fireman Small.

POETRY

  • Bryan, Ashley.Sing to the Animals.
  • Clements, Andrew.Workshop.
  • De Regniers, B.Sing a Song of Popcorn
  • Ferris, Helen.Favorite Poems Old and New.
  • Greenfield, Eloise.Daydreamers.
  • Ho, Mingfong. Hush!: a Thai Lullaby.
  • Hollyer, Belinda.Dreamtime: a book of Lullabies.
  • Kennedy, X.J. Talking Like the Rain: a Read-to-Me Book of Poems.
  • Kuskin, Karla. The Sky is Always in the Sky.
  • Lewis, J. Patrick.Hippopotamusn't and other Animal Poems.
  • Milne, A.A. When We Were Very Young.
  • Prelutsky, Jack.The 20th Century Children's Poetry Treasury.
  • Stevenson, RobertA Child's Garden of Verses.
  • Unobagha, Uzo.Off to the Sweet Shores of Africa and other Talking Drum Rhymes

GOOD READ-ALOUDS

  • Bond, Michael.A Bear Called Paddington.*
  • Cameron, Ann. The Stories Julian Tells.*
  • Gannett, Ruth.My Father's Dragon.*
  • Lobel, Arnold. Owl at Home.
  •  Frog and Toad are Friends.*
  • Milne, A.A.Winnie the Pooh.*
  • Thurber, James.Many Moons.

CONCEPT BOOKS

  • Aliki.I'm Growing.
  •  Feelings.
  •  My Five Senses.
  • Blackstone, Stella.Baby High, Baby Low.
  • Carle, Eric.Hello, Red Fox.
  • Curtis, Jamie L.Today I Feel Silly and Other Moods That Make My Day.
  • Dodds, Dayle AnnThe Shape of Things.
  • Dotlich, Rebecca.What is Round?
  • Ehlert, Lois.Color Zoo.
  •  Growing Vegetable Soup.
  •  Planting a Rainbow.
  • Heller, Ruth.Chickens Aren't the Only Ones.
  •  How to Hide a Crocodile and Other Reptiles.
  • Hoban, Tana. Is It Rough, Is It Smooth, Is It Shiny?
  • Hoberman, Mary.A House is a House for Me.
  • Jonas, Ann.Color Dance
  • Joslin, Seslyn.What Do You Do, Dear?
  •  What Do You Say Dear?
  • Katz, Karen.The Colors of Us.
  • Konigsburg, E.L.Samuel Todd's Book of Great Colors.
  • Krauss, Ruth.The Carrot Seed.
  • LeSeig, Theo.The Tooth Book.
  • Lionni, Leo.Little Blue and Little Yellow.
  • McMillian, Bruce.Growing Colors.
  • Perkins, A. The Ear Book.
  • Rockwell, Harlow.My Dentist.
  •  My Doctor.
  •  My Dentist.
  • Tafuri, Nancy.All Year Long.
  • Thong, Roseanne.Round is a Mooncake.
  • Walsh, Ellen S.Mouse Paint.
  • Wildsmith, Brian.Seasons.
  • Wood, Audry. Quick as a Cricket.
  • Yagyu, Genichiro.The Holes in Your Nose.