My Big List of Books

My Big List of Books

This is a specially curated list of my favorite reads, broken up by age group. Β Hope it helps you find some new books for the little reader in your life πŸ™‚ Β I currently only have birth-kindergarten, 1st-5th grade is coming soon! Β Happy Reading!

Baby (0-18m):

Look, Look! – Peter Linenthal

Hello, Animals – Smriti Prasadam

Hello, Bugs – Smriti Prasadam

Spots and Dots – Chez Picthall

Baby Animals Black and White – Phyllis Limbacher Tildes

Farm Tails – Jellycat Soft Cloth Books

First 100 Words – Priddy Baby

TouchThinkLearn Opposites – Xavier Deneux

Pantone: Colors – Harry N. Abrams

Goodnight Moon – Margaret Wise Brown

Hello Baby! – Mem Fox

Guess How Much I Love You – Sam McBratney

Dear Zoo – Rod Campbell

That’s Not My Dinosaur – Fiona Watt

Little Cloud – Eric Carle

Peek-a-WHO – Nina Laden

Nest – Jorey Hurley


Toddler (18m-3y):

The Way I Feel – Janan Cain

Love You Forever – Robert Munsch

All Aboard: National Parks– Kevin and Haily Meyers

Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons – James Dean and Eric Litwin

Birds – Kevin Henkes

Colors Colors Everywhere – Libby Walden

Technicolor Treasure Hunt – Hvass & Hannibal

Goodnight Gorilla – Peggy Rathmann

Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed – Eileen Christelow

The Feelings Book – Todd Parr

Numbers/Numeros: Bright Baby Touch and Feel – Priddy Books

Colors/Colores: Bright Baby – Priddy Books

Animals/Animales:Bright Baby– Priddy Books

Trucks/ Camiones: Bright Baby– Priddy Books

My Food/Mi Comida –Rebecca Emberley

My Clothes/Mi Ropa – Rebecca Emberley

Planes Go – Steve Light

Diggers Go – Steve Light

Charley Harpers ABC’s – Charley Harper

Farm(Touch and Explore) – Xavier Deneux

Making Faces – Abrams Appleseed

1 2 3 Count with Me– Tiger Tales


Preschool (3-5y):

H is For Happy – An Emoji ABC Book – Evan Nimke

The Very Hungry Caterpillar – Eric Carle

My Mouth is a Volcano – Julia Cook

The Family Book – Todd Parr

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus – Mo Willems

Duck! Rabbit! – Amy Krouse Rosenthal & Tom Lichtenheld

Eating the Alphabet – Lois Ehlert

The Kissing Hand – Audrey Penn

I Spy Books – Jean Marzollo

Where the Wild Things Are – Maurice Sendak

ABC’s –  Kate Wilson

Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes – James Dean and Eric Litwin

Hop on Pop – Dr. SuessThe Runaway Bunny – Margaret Wise Brown

If You Give A Mouse a Cookie– Laura Numeroff

Curious George Visits the Zoo – Margaret and H.A. Rey

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? – Bill Martin Jr.

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom – Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault

The Rainbow Fish – Marcus Pfister

Corduroy – Don Freeman

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly – Lucille Colandro

Before & After – Jean Julien


Kindergarten (5-6y):

The Book With No Pictures – B.J. Novak

Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses – Kimberly and James Dean

Oh The Places You’ll Go – Dr. Suess

Mercy Watson series – Kate DiCamillo

Planting a Rainbow – Lois Ehlert

Dino-Baseball (available for other sports as well) – Lisa Wheeler

The Colors of Us – Karen Katz

Interrupting Chicken – David Ezra Stein

I’m A Frog – Mo Willems

The Dot – Pete Reynolds

Don’t Squeel Unless It’s a BIG Deal: A Tale of Tattletales – Jeanie Franz Ransom

The Giving Tree – Shel Silverstein

Have You Filled a Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Hapiness for Kids – Carol McCloud

How Full is Your Bucket? For Kids – Tom Rath

It’s Okay to Be Different – Todd Parr

The Earth Book – Todd Parr

Mrs. Peaknuckle alphabet books – Mrs. Peaknuckle

The Pout-Pout Fish – Deborah Diesen

My Friend Is Sad – Mo Willems

Waiting Is Not Easy – Mo Willems

Beautiful Oops – Barney Saltzberg