Books for Toddlers
Board Books for 2-Year-Olds
Big Fat Hen By Keith Baker
One, two, buckle my shoe,
introduces counting to ten.
ABC ZooBorns! By Andrew Bleiman
Fun vocabulary and adorable photos of
zoo babies from around the world.
Sometimes I Like to Curl Up By Vicki Churchill
The story of a feisty wombat which
lends itself to bouncing and fun.
Freight Train By Donald Crews
Colorful train journeys through
tunnels, cities, and over trestles.
Little Monkey Calms Down By Michael Dahl
Little Monkey is having a tough time. He feels sad and mad and angry, but a deep breath and quiet song will calm him down to have a better day.
You Are My Sunshine By Jimmie Davis
The classic song with
bright and shiny illustrations.
Time for Bed By Mem Fox
Little ones are getting tucked in and
cozy with soothing repetitive text.
Guess How Much I Love You By Sam McBratney
Little NutBrown Hare and his daddy
share their love for each other.
Good Night, Gorilla By Peggy Ratmann
It’s bedtime at the zoo and all the
animals are going to sleep, or are they?
We're Going on a Bear Hunt By Michael Rosen
A brave tale that will gets kids moving
and imagining sweeping landscapes.
The Noisy Counting Book By Susan Schade
Two ducks said WAK WAK and
one big frog said GA-DUNK!
Little Blue Truck By Alice Schertle
Luckily Blue has friends to help him
out when he gets stuck in the muck.
Dinosaur Roar! By Paul Stickland
Rhyming fun for introducing dinos
and the concept of opposites.
Picture Books for 2-Year-Olds
Where’s My Teddy? By Jez Alborough
Has someone else lost a
teddy in the woods today?
Giraffes Can’t Dance By Giles Andreae
Gerald the giraffe wants nothing
more than to be able to dance.
The Runaway Bunny By Margaret Wise Brown
Mother always finds her bunny.
The Nonsense Show By Eric Carle
Ducks growing out of bananas?
What nonsense is this?
Hooray for Fish! By Lucy Cousins
Eye-popping fishies with fun, curly-whirly,
Llama Llama Red Pajama By Anna Dewdney
Infectious rhyming fun for little ones
worrying where mommy has gone.
The Pout-Pout Fish By Deborah Diesen
Turn your little one’s frown upside
down and stop the dreary wearies.
Walter's Wonderful Web By Tim Hopgood
Walter the spider makes webs in wonderful shapes, but...whoosh! The wind blows them away. Can Walter make a web that will be wonderful and strong?
Pete the Cat: I Love My White By Eric Litwin
Pete keeps stepping in messes,
but it’s all good.
Just For You By Mercer Mayer
Little Critter explains what he
tried to do just for mama.
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie By Laura Numeroff
If a hungry little mouse is on your
doorstep, give him a cookie.
First Snow By Bomi Park
Shhh, listen...do you hear something? Pit, pit, pit against the window. First snow!
Sheep in a Jeep By Nancy Shaw
Rhythmic fun and mishaps
with sheep in a red jeep.
The Monster at the End of This By Jon Stone
Grover doesn’t want you to turn the
page, but will you do it anyway?
Press Here By Herve Tullet
Shake it, tilt it, turn the page
and see what happens next!
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! By Mo Willems
Whatever the pigeon says or does,
don’t let the pigeon drive the bus!
The Napping House By Audrey Wood
Everyone is sleeping, but a surprise
might wake the house.