- Is this a book that is of strong interest to the child?
- Does it present plenty of question and answer opportunities?
- Will the illustrations catch the child's attention?
1. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
by Eric Carle
Watch with your child as the caterpillar grows and eats until...surprise!
by Bill Thomson
A delightful picture book based on the drawings of a little boy with magic chalk.
Are You a Ladybug ?
by Judy allen and Tudor Humphries
A fun little book about the life cycle of the ladybug.
4. Jacks House
Watch a house being built by dogs as they help their human.
5. Blue Hat, Green Hat
A delightful tale with bright colors, lots of funny pictures and giggles all around.
Explore opposties with a young reader and laugh together at the humorous illustrations.
7.The Cat in the Hat
by Dr. Suess
A children's classic to be enjoyed by the next generation.
8. Clip Clop
by Nicola Smee
a pony takes his friends for a ride. A great way to talk about animal
names and noises. Prompt discussion about fast as slow and stop
as the pony gallops with his happy friends on board before
stopping, uh oh!
9. I Know a Hippo
By Charles Fuge
A young child plays with all her imaginary friends.
The whimsical illlustrations provide lots of material for
child and reader to explore.
10. Hands Can
by Cheryl Willis Hudson
Photographs by John-Francis Bourke
What can your hands do? Bright happy photos of children using their hands to play ball, and wave good bye.
11. The Treasure Bath
by Dan Andreasen (age range 2-6)
A delightful wordless book about a little boy and his bath. Watch as a chore turns into a fun time.
12. The Colors
by Monique Felix (Age range 4-6)
Learn colors by following the mouse through the book.
13. Tracy’s Mess
by Elise Peterson.
Illustrated by Iza Peterson (Age range 3-7)
Cleaning your room is never fun. Enjoy this funny story about a little girl's efforts to do just that.
14. The way I feel
written and illustrated by Janan Cain (Age range 2-8)
Wonderful colors and silly sayings help children learn about feelings. A good book for teaching about feelings as well as just having fun with.
by Leo Lionni (Age range 4-8)