Booklists

Toddler Books

All by Myself

By: Aliki

ISBN: 9780060289294

A child shows all the things he has learned to do all on his own.

All Fall Down

By: Helen Oxenbury

ISBN: 9780689819858

"A baby enjoys running, singing, bouncing on a bed, and falling down." --MeL

Balance the Birds

By: Susie Ghahremani

ISBN: 9781419728761

When birds spot a tree in the gutter and decide to land and give their tired wings a break, it is up to the reader to help them find the perfect balance on the tree.

Bear Snores On

By: Karma Wilson

ISBN: 9781416902720

On a cold winter night many animals gather to party in the cave of a sleeping bear, who then awakes and protests that he has missed the food and the fun.

Cookie’s Week

By: Cindy Ward

ISBN: 9780698114357

Cookie the cat gets into a different kind of mischief every day of the week.

Counting on Community

By: Innosanto Nagaro

ISBN: 9781609806323

“Living in community, / it's a lot of FUN! / Lets count the ways. / Lets start with ONE,” Nagaro shows an urban community that is multicultural, supportive, and happy—exactly like the neighborhoods that many families choose to live and raise their children in.

Eat Up, Gemma

By: Sarah Hayes

ISBN: 9780688081492

Baby Gemma refuses to eat, throwing her breakfast on the floor and squashing her grapes, until her brother gets an inspired idea.

Everything Has a Place

By: Patricia Lillie

ISBN: 9780688100827

Text and pictures assign a cow to a barn, a dish to a cupboard, a family to a house, and other things to their place.

Finger Rhymes

By: Marc Brown

ISBN: 9780525297321

Presents 14 rhymes with instructions for accompanying finger plays.

Freight Train

By: Donald Crews

ISBN: 9780688801656

Brief text and illustrations trace the journey of a colorful train as it goes through tunnels, by cities, and over trestles.

Grandma's Purse

By: Vanessa Brantley-Newton

ISBN: 9781524714321

"When Grandma Mimi comes to visit, her granddaughter cannot wait to see what treasures she has hidden in her purse."-- Provided by publisher.

Handmade Love

By: bell hooks

ISBN: 9780786806430

A girl who is Girlpie to her mama and Honey Bun Chocolate Dewdrop to her daddy savors the warmth and love of her family.

Have you Seen My Duckling?

By: Nancy Tafuri

ISBN: 9780688148997

A mother duck leads her brood around the pond as she searches for one missing duckling.

Is Your Mama a Llama?

By: Deborah Guarino

ISBN: 9780590259385

A young llama asks his friends if their mamas are llamas and finds out, in rhyme, that their mothers are other types of animals.

Jamberry

By: Bruce Degen

ISBN: 9780694006519

A little boy walking in the forest meets a big lovable bear that takes him on a delicious berry-picking adventure in the magical world of Berryland.

Let’s Get Dressed

By: Ruth Walton

ISBN: 9781597713832

"Discusses the different fibers and textiles our clothing is made from, including cotton, wool, and other natural and synthetic fabrics"--Provided by publisher.

Max's Bedtime

By: Rosemary Wells

ISBN: 9780670887101

Even though Max's sister offers him her stuffed animals, he cannot sleep without his red rubber elephant. On board pages.

"More more more" said the baby

By: Vera Williams

ISBN: 9780688156343

Three babies are caught up in the air and given loving attention by a father, grandmother, and mother.

Peek! A Thai Hide and Seek.

By: Minfong Ho

ISBN: 9780763620417

A father and daughter play hide-and-seek in the midst of the animals near their house in Thailand.

Sheep in a Jeep

By: Nancy Shaw

ISBN: 9780547237756

Follows a group of hapless sheep as they careen through treacherous landscapes in a jeep.

Sweetest Kulu

By: Celina Kalluk

ISBN: 9781927095775

"This beautiful bedtime poem, written by acclaimed Inuit throat singer Celina Kalluk, describes the gifts given to a newborn baby by all the animals of the Arctic. Lyrically and tenderly told by a mother speaking to her own little "Kulu," an Inuktitut term of endearment often bestowed upon babies and young children, this visually stunning book is infused with the traditional Inuit values of love and respect for the land and its animal inhabitants."-- Provided by publisher.

Ten in a Bed

By: David Ellwand

ISBN: 9781929766499

One by one nine bears fall out of bed when the littlest bear says "Roll over!"

Ten, Nine, Eight

By: Molly Bang

ISBN: 9780688009069

Numbers from ten to one are part of this lullaby which observes the room of a little girl going to bed.

The Little Red Hen

By: Mary Finch

ISBN: 9781846865756

The little red hen finds none of the lazy barnyard animals willing to help her plant, harvest, or grind wheat into flour, but all are eager to eat the bread she makes from it. Includes recipe for whole wheat bread.

The Very Quiet Cricket

By: Eric Carle

ISBN: 9780399218859

A very quiet cricket who wants to rub his wings together and make a sound as do so many other animals finally achieves his wish. The cricket's sound is reproduced at the end of the book.

Wait till the Moon is Full

By: Margaret Wise

ISBN: 9780064432221

A little raccoon wants to see the night but his mother makes him wait until the full moon.

Where’s Spot?

By: Eric Hill

ISBN: 9780399207587

A mother dog finds eight other animals hiding around the house before finding her lost puppy. Flaps conceal the animals.