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Monday, October 25, 2010

28 Picture Books

My husband Jim read picture books to Abby at bedtime, starting on the night we brought her home from the hospital when she was five days old.  These books are some of our favorites and are suitable for children ages 4 – 8.

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina
Edward the Emu by Sheena Knowles
Goodnight, Moon by Margaret W. Brown
Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Suess
I Need a Hug by Clara Barton Elementary First Graders
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura J. Numeroff
Is Your Mama a Llama? By Deborah Guarino
June 29, 1999 by Davie Wiesner
Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes
Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel by Virginia L. Burton
Miss Nelson is Missing! by Harry Allard and James Marshall
Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney
Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale by John Steptoe
Oliva by Ian Falconer
Round Trip by Ann Jonas
Ruby the Copy Cat by Peggy Rathmann
Stellaluna by Janell Cannon
Tacky the Penguin by Helen Lester
The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle
The Little Engine that Could by Watty Piper
The Math Curse by Jon Scieszka
The Paper Bag Princess by Robert N. Munsch
The True Story of the Three Pigs by A. Wolf, John Scieszka
The Tub People by Pam Conrad
What do you do with a Kangeroo?  by Mercer Mayer
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
Wilford Gordon McDonald Partridge by Mem Fox

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