Looking for books to read with your preschooler? There are so many to choose from!
Preschool Reading List
Preschool Reading List
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do You See? – A big happy frog, a plump purple cat, a handsome blue horse, and a soft yellow duck–all parade across the pages of this delightful book. Children will immediately respond to Eric Carle’s flat, boldly colored collages.
The Pout Pout Fish -Swim along with the pout-pout fish as he discovers that being glum and spreading “dreary wearies” isn’t really his destiny. Bright ocean colors and playful rhyme come together in Deborah Diesen’s fun fish story that’s sure to turn even the poutiest of frowns upside down.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar – One sunny Sunday, the caterpillar was hatched out of a tiny egg. He was very hungry. On Monday, he ate through one apple; on Tuesday, he ate through three plums–and still he was hungry. Strikingly bold, colorful pictures and a simple text in large, clear type tell the story of a hungry little caterpillar’s progress through an amazing variety and quantity of foods. Full at last, he made a cocoon around himself and went to sleep, to wake up a few weeks later wonderfully transformed into a butterfly!
Square Cat ABC – Each letter of the alphabet tells the story of an adorable mouse who discovers Eula, a hip-yet-square cat, in her garden. Mouse wants a taste of his favorite vegetable, spinach, but our four-sided feline hates the green leafy stuff. Enter the threatening, pointed quills of a porcupine, and Mouse is ready to run! One letter leads to another and by the story’s end, Mouse and Porcupine are pals—and Eula might even try a taste of zesty spinach.
Boom Chicka Rock – From the co-author of the bestselling Chicka Chicka Boom Boom comes this adorable counting adventure for children of all ages! A rollicking, rhythmic romp through the numbers.
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom – One of the BEST books! When all the letters of the alphabet race one another up the coconut tree, will there be enough room?
Chicka Chicka ABC – A told B, and B told C, “I’ll meet you at the top of the coconut tree.” Great companion book to Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
Chicka Chicka 123 – 1 told 2 and 2 told 3, “I’ll race you to the top of the apple tree.”
Giraffes Can’t Dance – Giraffes Can’t Dance is a touching tale of Gerald the giraffe, who wants nothing more than to dance. With light-footed rhymes and high-stepping illustrations, this tale is gentle inspiration for every child with dreams of greatness.
May I Please Have a Cookie? – Alfie loves his mommy’s cookies, and he wants one more than anything! But grabbing for one, fishing for one, and dressing up as a cookie inspector don’t seem to work. His mommy says there is a better way. What is it?