Suggested Books

Book Titles Featured on the Leading to Reading Postcards
Book titles are arranged in month order. These titles were updated in 2010.

newborn – Time for Bed by Mem Fox

  1. Baby Food and other Look Baby! titles by Margaret Miller
  2. Tomie’s Little Mother Goose by Tomie de Paola
  3. Black and White by Tana Hoban
  4. Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney
  5. Maisy books by Lucy Cousins or Spot books by Eric Hill
  6. Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
  7. Max books by Rosemary Wells
  8. The Everything Book by Denise Fleming
  9. Touch and Feel series by DK Publishing
  10. Hush Little Baby by Sylvia Long
  11. Each Peach Pear Plum by Janet and Allan Ahlberg
  12. Animal Crackers by Jane Dyer
  13. Where’s Spot? by Eric Hill
  14. From Head to Toe by Eric Carle
  15. Moo, Baa, La La La by Sandra Boynton
  16. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin, Jr. and Eric Carle
  17. Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems or Where’s My Teddy by Jez Alborough
  18. Truck or Freight Train by Donald Crews
  19. Corduroy by Don Freeman
  20. Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell
  21. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  22. Jesse Bear, What Will You Wear? by Nancy White Carlstrom
  23. Curious George books  by H.A. Rey or Clifford books by Norman Bridwell
  24. Growing Colors by Bruce McMillan or I Spy board books by Jean Marzollo
  25. Bark, George by George Feiffer
  26. We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
  27. When Sophie Gets Angry-Really, Really Angry… by Molly Bang
  28. Growing Like Me by Anne Rockwell
  29. I Went Walking or Let’s Go Visiting by Sue Williams
  30. The Wheels on the Bus by Paul O. Zelinsky or others
  31. Color Farm or Color Zoo by Lois Ehlert
  32. Hand Rhymes or Play Rhymes by Marc Brown
  33. Have You Seen My Duckling? by Nancy Tafuri
  34. Counting Kisses by Karen Katz
  35. “More, More, More,” Said the Baby by Vera B. Williams
  36. Will I Have a Friend? by Miriam Cohen
  37. The Real Mother Goose illustrated by Blanche Fisher Wright
  38. No, David! by David Shannon
  39. Go Away, Big Green Monster! by Ed Emberley
  40. Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey
  41. Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
  42. The Three Billy Goats Gruff by various authors
  43. I Kissed the Baby by Mary Murphy or Higher! Higher! by Leslie Patricelli
  44. Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed by Eileen Christelow
  45. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin, Jr.
  46. My Five Senses by Aliki
  47. How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night? by Jane Yolen
  48. Olivia by Ian Falconer
  49. Bunny Cakes by Rosemary Wells
  50. The Napping House by Audrey Wood
  51. Julius, the Baby of the World by Kevin Henkes
  52. The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss or A House is a House for Me by Mary Ann Hoberman
  53. Goldilocks and the Three Bears by various authors
  54. Poetry books by Jack Prelutsky
  55. The Three Little Pigs by various authors
  56. Book! Book! Book! Deborah Bruss or Good Night Gorilla by Peggy Rathman
  57. Picture This by Alison Jay or Tuesday by David Wiesner
  58. Edward and the Pirates by David M. McPhail
  59. Sheila Rae, the Brave or Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes or Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin
  60. Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten by Joseph Slate or The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn

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