Best Books for Preschoolers

Best Books for Preschoolers
Preschool is the time to involve your child in reading and help him or her develop a love of books. Here is a comprehensive list of books for your preschooler, to read to them and to have them read independently.

Independent Readers, Perfect for Beginning Readers:

1. The Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen

2. Miss Nelson is Missing by Harry Allard

3. I Invited a Dragon to Dinner: and other poems to make you laugh out loud
by various authors

4. Thomas the Tank Engine Story Collection by Rev Awdry

5. Gator by Randy Cecil

6. Duck by Randy Cecil

7. Clever Cat by Peter Collington

8. Oodles of Animals by Lois Ehlert

9. Just a Toy by Mercer Mayer

10. Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss

11. Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes

12. Bats at the Beach by Brian Lies

13. The Roboot and the Bluebird by David Lucas

14. George and Martha: The Complete Stories of Two Best Friends by James Marshall

15. In Aunt Giraffe's Green Garden by Jack Prelutsky

Non Independent Readers, Perfect for Storytime

1. Corduroy by Don Freeman

2. The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

3. The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise

4. Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney

5. Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss

6. The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss

7. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

8. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst

9. The Mitten by Jan Brett

10. Stellaluna by Janell Cannon

11. Oh, The Places You'll Go by Dr. Seuss

12. Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig

13. The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter

14. Glasses for D.W. by Marc Brown

15. Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish

16. The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper

17. Curious George by Hans Augusto Rey

18. Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge by Mem Fox

19. The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka

20. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by John Archambault

21. The Complete Tales of Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne

22. If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff

23. The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams

24. Clifford, the Big Red Dog by Norman Bridwell

25. The Paper Bag Princess by Robert N. Munsch

Here are several of the wonderful books listed above:

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