Suggested Reading

Visit your local library to find these titles and many more wonderful books that will delight the whole family and provide hours of reading enjoyment.

Birth to 3 Years Old

  • Peek-a-Moo by Marie Torres Cimarusti
  • A Good Day by Kevin Henkes
  • Circle Dogs by Kevin Henkes
  • Whose Mouse are You? by Robert Kraus
  • Trashy Town by Andrea Zimmerman
  • Pigs Aplenty, Pigs Galore! by David McPhail
  • Go Away, Big Green Monster! by Ed Emberley
  • Little Gorilla by Ruth Bornstein
  • The Quiet Book by Deborah Underwood
  • Press Here by Herve Tullet
  • Buzz by Janet S. Wong
  • Sheep in a Jeep by Nancy E. Shaw
  • Clip Clop by Nicola Smee
  • Piggies by Don and Audrey Wood
  • In the Small Small Pond by Denise Fleming
  • No David by David Shannon
  • Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  • Ghosts in the House by Kazuno Kohara
  • Goodnight Gorilla by Peggy Rathman
  • The House in the Night by Susan Marie Swanson
  • The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

4 & 5 Years Old

  • When Sophie Gets Angry by Mollie Bang
  • So Say the Little Monkeys by Nancy Van Laan
  • We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
  • Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein
  • I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
  • Jeremy Draws a Monster by Peter McCarty
  • Koala Lou by Mem Fox
  • Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson
  • Bark George by Jules Feiffer
  • I Lost My Bear by Jules Feiffer
  • Ella Sarah Gets Dressed by Margaret Chodos-Irvine
  • Shout It Out by Denise Fleming
  • The Napping House by Don and Audrey Wood
  • Who Hops? by Katie Davis
  • Chicken Soup With Rice by Maurice Sendak
  • Stars by Mary Lyn Ray
  • The Reader by Amy Hest
  • Bootsie Barker Bites by Barbara Botner
  • Bats at the Library by Brian Lies
  • The Salamander Room by Anne Mazer
  • Toot and Puddle by Holly Hobbie
  • George Shrinks by William Joyce
  • You Are Stardust by Elin Kelsey
  • Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmens
  • Martha Speaks by Susan Meddaugh
  • Tar Beach by Faith Ringold
  • A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams
  • When Vera Was Sick by Vera Rosenberry
  • Noisy Nora by Rosemary Wells
  • Froggy Gets Dressed by Jonathan London
  • Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel
  • Peter’s Chair by Ezra Jack Keats

Thanks to Evan Michael Bush, Head of Children’s Services, Athens-Clarke County Library for compiling this updated list

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