Where’s My Teddy?
When a small boy named Eddie goes searching for his lost teddy in the dark woods, he comes across a gigantic bear with a similar problem.
Happy Birthday, Moon
When a bear discovers that the Moon shares his birthday, he buys the Moon a beautiful hat.
Ten, Nine, Eight
A father and daughter share special time together as they countdown to bedtime.
Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing
Pictures of animals wearing clothes show why this would be a ridiculous custom for them to adopt.
The Three Bears
While three bears are away from home, Goldilocks ventures inside their house, tastes their porridge, tries their chairs, and finally falls asleep in Baby Bear's bed.
Madeline, smallest and naughtiest of the twelve little charges of Miss Clavel, wakes up one night with an attack of appendicitis.
The End (Almost!)
When Donut the bear is told his story is over and he has to leave, he employs trickery so the story can go on.
Explores the life of one lighthouse as it beams its message out to sea through shifting seasons, changeable weather, and the tenure of its final keeper.
When three hungry soldiers come to a town where all the food has been hidden, they set out to make soup of water and stones, and all the town enjoys a feast.
Brown, Margaret Wise
A little bunny bids goodnight to all the objects in his room before falling asleep.
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel
Burton, Virginia Lee
When Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel, Mary Anne, lose their jobs to the gasoline, electric, and diesel motor shovels, they find a new opportunity in a very surprising place.
After she falls headfirst into a bird's nest, a baby bat is raised like a bird until she is reunited with her mother.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Follows the progress of a very hungry caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep.
Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed
A counting book in which one by one the little monkeys jump on the bed only to fall off and bump their heads.
Brief text and illustrations trace the journey of a colorful train as it goes through tunnels, by cities, and over trestles.
Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type
When Farmer Brown's cows find a typewriter in the barn they start making demands and go on strike when the farmer refuses to give them what they want.
Are You My Mother?
A little bird asks animals, planes, and boats, "Are you my mother?" until he finds his own mother.
Feathers for Lunch
An escaped housecat encounters twelve birds in the back yard but fails to catch any of them and has to eat feathers for lunch.
Go Away, Big Green Monster!
Die-cut pages through which bits of a monster are revealed are designed to help a child control nighttime fears of monsters.
Whether at home getting ready for the day, enjoying the beach, or at bedtime, Olivia is a feisty pig who has too much energy for her own good.
George's mother is trying to teach him to bark like a dog, but he is making other sounds of other animals even though he is a dog.
Ask Mr. Bear
When he doesn't know what to give his mother for her birthday, a small boy asks all the animals for advice.
Where is the Green Sheep?
A story about many different sheep, and one that seems to be missing.
A toy bear in a department store wants a number of things, but when a little girl finally buys him he finds what he has always wanted most of all.
The Three Little Pigs
Retells the fatal episodes in the lives of two foolish pigs and how the third pig managed to avoid the same pigfalls.
Is Your Mama a Llama?
A young llama asks his friends if their mamas are llamas and finds out, in rhyme, that their mothers are other types of animals.
Kitten’s First Full Moon
When Kitten mistakes the full moon for a bowl of milk, she ends up tired, wet, and hungry trying to reach it.
A mother dog finds eight other animals hiding around the house before finding her lost puppy. Flaps conceal the animals.
Although a classmate says that she cannot play Peter Pan in the school play because she is black, Grace discovers that she can do anything she sets her mind to do.
A little mouse named Angelina wants to become a ballerina and loves to dance more than anything else in the world--including tidying her room, helping her mother, and getting to school on time.
Although unaware that a fox is after her as she takes a walk around the farmyard, Rosie the hen still manages to lead him into one accident after another.
What Do You Do with a Tail Like This?
Looks at the ways in which different animals use their ears, eyes, mouths, noses, feet, and tails.
Harold and the Purple Crayon
A small boy uses his crayon to draw the things he needs as he goes for a moonlight walk.
The Hello, Goodbye Window
A little girl tells about the special kitchen window at her beloved Nanny and Poppy's house from which a person can see anyone or anything coming and going.
The Snowy Day
Keats, Ezra Jack
The adventures of a little boy in the city on a very snowy day.
The Teddy Bears’ Picnic
This decades-old song describes the teddy bears' grand picnic in the woods.
The Caterpillar and the Polliwog
Impressed by the proud caterpillar's boast that she will turn into a butterfly when she grows up, a polliwog determines to watch the caterpillar very carefully and turn into a butterfly too.
This is Not My Hat
A little fish steals a big fish's hat and the big fish gets it back.
The Carrot Seed
Even when his family teases him, a little boy persists in his belief that a plant will grow from the seed he planted.
The Story of Ferdinand
Ferdinand likes to sit quietly and smell the flowers, but one day he gets stung by a bee and his snorting and stomping convince everyone that he is the fiercest of bulls.
Frog and Toad Are Friends
Five tales recounting the adventures of two best friends, Frog and Toad, who are always there for each other.
Froggy Gets Dressed
Rambunctious Froggy hops out into the snow for a winter frolic but is called back by his mother to put on some necessary articles of clothing.
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Children see a variety of animals, each one a different color, and a teacher looking at them.
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
An alphabet rhyme/chant that relates what happens when the whole alphabet tries to climb a coconut tree.
Frog Goes to Dinner
When a boy goes with his parents to a fancy restaurant, Frog cannot resist the temptation to stow away in an empty pocket in this wordless picture book.
Guess How Much I Love You
During a bedtime game, every time Little Nutbrown Hare demonstrates how much he loves his father, Big Nutbrown Hare gently shows him that the love is returned even more.
Make Way for Ducklings
Mr. and Mrs. Mallard proudly return to their home in the Boston Public Garden with their eight offspring.
Goin’ Someplace Special
In segregated 1950s Nashville, a young African American girl braves a series of indignities and obstacles to get to one of the few integrated places in town: the public library.
McMullan, Kate and Jim
A big city garbage truck makes its rounds, consuming everything from apple cores and banana peels to leftover ziti with zucchini.
Evelyn Del Rey is Moving Away
The bittersweet story of two girls who will always be each other’s número uno, even though one is moving away.
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
Relating the cycle of requests a mouse is likely to make after you give him a cookie takes the reader through a young child's day.
A young girl who loves fancy things helps her family to be fancy for one special night.
The Little Engine that Could
Although he is not very big, the Little Blue Engine agrees to try to pull a stranded train full of toys over the mountain.
The Tale of Peter Rabbit
Peter disobeys his mother by going into Mr. McGregor's garden and almost gets caught.
Good Night, Gorilla
An unobservant zookeeper is followed home by all the animals he thinks he has left behind.
Rey, H. A.
The curiosity of a newly-captured monkey gets him into continual trouble.
My Friend Rabbit
Something always seems to go wrong when Rabbit is around, but Mouse lets him play with his toy plane anyway because he is his good friend.
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt
Brave bear hunters go through grass, a river, mud, and other obstacles before the inevitable encounter with the bear forces a headlong retreat.
A Japanese-American man recounts his grandfather's journey to America, which he later also undertakes, and the feelings of being torn by a love for two different countries.
Cars and Trucks and Things that Go
On their way to the beach for a picnic the Pig family encounters almost every kind of transportation vehicle imaginable -- and imaginary.
First the Egg
Seeger, Laura Vaccaro
Die-cut pages show the transformations of various animals and objects, such as a seed to a flower, paint to a picture, and a caterpillar to a butterfly.
Where the Wild Things Are
When Max is sent to his room without supper for being wild, he travels to the land where the wild things are and becomes their king.
The Cat in the Hat
Two children sitting at home on a rainy day are visited by the Cat in the Hat who shows them some tricks and games.
Duck on a Bike
A duck decides to ride a bike and soon influences all the other animals on the farm to ride bikes too.
It Looked Like Spilt Milk
Even though the white picture looks different on every page, it is the last page that has the answer.
The Stray Dog
A family befriends a stray dog, names him Willy, and decides to keep him.
Matt, who loves fire trucks, wakes up one morning to find that he has become a fire truck, with one driver, two ladders, three hoses, and ten boots.
Caps for Sale
A band of mischievous monkeys steals every one of a peddler's caps while he takes a nap under a tree.
It's Grandma's birthday, and Max wants to makes an earthworm cake, but Ruby wants to make angel surprise cake.
The Lady with the Alligator Purse
Westcott, Nadine Bernard
The old jump rope/nonsense rhyme features an ailing young Tiny Tim.
The Three Pigs
The three pigs escape the wolf by going into another world where they meet the cat and the fiddle, the cow that jumped over the moon, and a dragon.
Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
When a bus driver takes a break from his route, a very unlikely volunteer springs up to take his place.
The Napping House
In this cumulative tale, a wakeful flea atop a number of sleeping creatures causes a commotion, with just one bite.
How do Dinosaurs Say Good Night?
Parent and child ponder the different ways a dinosaur can say goodnight, from slamming his tail and pouting to giving a big hug and kiss.
On a winter's night under a full moon, a father and daughter trek into the woods to see the Great Horned Owl.
Seven Blind Mice
In this retelling of an Indian fable, The Blind Men and the Elephant, seven blind mice discover different parts of an elephant and argue about its appearance.
Little by little, can by can, Mr. Gillie, the trash man, cleans up his town.