Books for Preschoolers
Picture Books for Ages 3-5
Please, Mr. Panda By Steve Antony
Mr. Panda only provides polite animals with a
doughnut. You better say “please” and “thank you!”
Shark Vs. Train By Chris Barton
Who do YOU think will win? What about when they compete at bowling, burping, and piano playing?
I Ain't Gonna Paint No More! By Karen Beaumont
So I take some red and I paint my…head!
Fun rhymes to sing aloud to or get messy.
One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree By Daniel Bernstrom
A sneaky snake has no idea that the captives in his belly are planning their escape! Kids will be bopping along to the beat and eagerly awaiting the snake's next treat.
Shapes, Reshape! By Silvia Borando
Guess which animals these rectangles can reshape into! Jumpy things, stripy things, and clucky things to name a few. Plus, count down from 10 to 1, then try to make your own shape images!
Open Very Carefully By Nick Bromley
Beware the crocodile! Do you think he
can escape your book?
Wild Blueberries By Julie Flett
Spend the day picking wild blueberries with Clarence and his grandmother. Meet ant, spider, and fox in a beautiful woodland landscape with bilingual vocabulary in English and Cree.
Stack the Cats By Susie Ghahremani
Cats of all shapes and sizes sleep, stack, and tumble in this adorable counting book which sneakily introduces addition as well.
Waiting By Kevin Henkes
Toys on a child’s windowsill wait for
marvelous things to happen.
The Snowy Day By Ezra Jack Keats
A boy discovers the wonders of a snowy world
through footprints, snow-angels, and snowballs.
It's a Tiger! By David LaRochelle
Swing, swing, swim, swim, don't
slow down, it's a tiger!
This Is A Serious Book By Jodie Parachini
This serious book will cause serious laughter as donkey, zebra, snake, and others do silly things that are NOT allowed in this book.
Be Who You Are By Todd Parr
Be proud of where you're from. Be old. Be young. Be the best that you can be. Just be who you are!
Supertruck By Stephen Savage
A mysterious superhero saves the snowy day!
Cornelius P. Mud, Are You Ready By Barney Saltzberg
How does Cornelius get ready for bed? By feeding
his fish cookies and stuffing toys in the fridge!
The Monster at the End of This Book By Jon Stone
Don’t turn the page! There is a monster
at the end of this book.
Beep! Beep! Go to Sleep! By Todd Tarpley
Quiet at last. Not a peep. Three little
robots are…BEEP! BEEP!
Is That Wise Pig? By Jan Thomas
Mouse is making a yummy soup. He adds four tomatoes, Cow adds five potatoes, and Pig adds…six galoshes?! Is that wise, Pig? Quick, counting silliness to get you giggling.
Can You Make a Scary Face? By Jan Thomas
Interactive fun with silly faces, a bossy
little ladybug, and a big hungry frog.
Owl Babies By Martin Waddell
“I want my Mommy!” cries Bill as his owlet
sibling try convincing him she's just hunting.
Knuffle Bunny By Moe Willems
Somebunny gets left behind at the
laundromat while daddy’s in charge.
I'm a Frog! By Mo Willems
Gerald is terrfied to learn that Piggie is
now a frog and can turn into one too.
Bear Snores On By Karma Wilson
Bear’s cave fills with animal
friends as he sleeps.
How Do Dinosaurs Stay Safe? By Jane Yolen
Even dinosaurs need to know how to cross
the street and encounter strangers.