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All About Me

MacKinnon, Debbie

Anancy and Mr. Dry-Bone

French, Fiona

Angus Thought He Was Big 

Graham, Amanda

Animal Clues    

Drew, David

Anno’s Counting Book 

Anno, Mitsumasa

Aunt Flossie’s Hats ( and Crab Cakes Later)

Howard, Elizabeth Fitzgerald

Barnyard Banter Fleming, Denise

Big Red Barn  

Brown, Margaret Wise

Bones, Bones, Dinosaur Bones

Barton, Byron

Bread and Jam for Frances 

Hoban, Russell

Bread, Bread, Bread 

Morris, Ann

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Martin, Bill

Bunches & Bunches of Bunnies

Mathews, Louise

Can't You Sleep Little Bear? Waddell, Martin

Caps for Sale   

Slobodkina, Esphyr

Caps, Hats, Socks, and Mittens    

Borden, Louise

Caterpillar Diary 

Drew, David

A Chair for My Mother  

Williams, Vera B.

Chicka Chicka 1 2 3

Martin, Bill

Chicken Soup With Rice    

Sendak, Maurice

Chrysanthemum Henkes, Kevin

Clap Your Hands

Cauley, Lorinda Bryan

The Cow That Went Oink Most, Bernard

Curious George

Rey, H. A.

Dance Away  

Shannon, George

A Dark, Dark Tale   

Brown, Ruth

The Day Jimmy’s Boa Ate the Wash

Noble, Trinka Hakes

Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs 

Barton, Byron

Don’t Forget the Bacon! 

Hutchins, Pat

The Doorbell Rang 

Hutchins, Pat

Down by the Station

Stockham, Jess

Each Orange Had 8 Slices  

Giganti, Paul

Each Peach, Pear, Plum 

Ahlberg, Janet

Eating the Alphabet Ehlert, Lois

Eating Fractions 

McMillan, Bruce

Eeny, Meeny, Miney Mouse 

Pascoe, Gwen

The Emperor's Egg Jenkins, Martin

Enormous Watermelon  

Parkes, Brenda

Farmer Duck   

Waddell, Martin

Feathers for Lunch Ehlert, Lois

Five Little Bunnies Hopping on a Hill

Metzger, Steve

Five Little Ducks Ives, Penny
Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed Christelow, Eileen

Flashing Fire Engines

Mitton, Tony

Flower Garden Bunting, Eve

Franklin in the Dark    

Bourgeois, Paulette

Freight Train 

Crews, Donald

Friends Heine, Helme

Frogs & Toads & Tadpoles, Too   

Fowler, Allan

Giant Dinosaurs  

Rowe, Erna

Giant Jungle Pop-Up Book    

Faulkner, Keith

The Gingerbread Boy Galdone, Paul

Good Morning, Chick    

Ginsburg, Mirra

Goodnight Moon  

Brown, Margaret Wise

Good-Night, Owl!   

Hutchins, Pat

The Great Invention    

Halloran, Maureen

The Great Kapok Tree Cherry, Lynne

Gregory Cool

Binch, Caroline

Growing Vegetable Soup 

Ehlert, Lois

Guess How Much I Love You

McBratney, Sam

The Hat

Brett, Jan

Hats, Hats, Hats 

Morris, Ann

Hattie and the Fox  

Fox, Mem

Hazel’s Amazing Mother

Wells, Rosemary

Henny Penny

Zimmermann, H. Werner

Here Are My Hands Martin, Bill

How Much Is a Million?   

Schwartz, David M

I Am Eyes    

Ward, Leila

"I Can't" Said The Ant

Cameron, Polly

I is for India

Das, Prodeepta

I Like Me!

Carlson, Nancy L.

I Pledge Allegiance Martin, Bill
I Went Walking Williams, Sue
If the Dinosaurs Came Back Most, Bernard

If You Give a Moose a Muffin  

Numeroff, Laura Joffe

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie 

Numeroff, Laura Joffe

If You Give a Pig a Pancake  

Numeroff, Laura Joffe

I'm a Caterpillar

Marzollo, Jean

In the Small, Small Pond Fleming, Denise
In the Tall, Tall Grass Fleming, Denise

Is Your Mama a Llama?

Guarino, Deborah

It Looked Like Spilt Milk  

Shaw, Charles Green

The Itchy Witch    

Bottin, Janet

Jack and the Beanstalk

Smith, Judith

The Jacket I Wear in the Snow 

Neitzel, Shirley

Johnny Appleseed

Kellogg, Steven

Jump, Frog, Jump! 

Kalan, Robert

The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry, and The Big Hungry Bear Wood, Don

The Little Old Woman & the Hungry Cat  

Polette, Nancy

The Little Red Hen   

Barton, Byron


Bemelmans, Ludwig

Magic School Bus Lost in the Solar System

Cole, Joanna

Make Way for Ducklings   

McCloskey, Robert

Mama Zooms  

Cowen-Fletcher, Jane

Mean Soup Everitt, Betsy

More Spaghetti, I Say   

Gelman, Rita Golden

Mouse Paint    

Walsh, Ellen Stoll

Mrs. McNosh Hangs Up Her Wash Weeks, Sarah

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters 

Steptoe, John

My Five Senses   


My Very Own Pet

Carlson, Bernice Wells

My Visit to the Dinosaurs  


The Mysterious Tadpole    

Kellogg, Steven

The Napping House Wood, Audrey

The New Baby Calf  

Chase, Edith Newlin

Noisy Nora  

Wells, Rosemary

On Market Street   

Lobel, Arnold

One Duck Stuck Root, Phyllis

Out for the Count

Cave, Kathryn

Our Cat Cuddles Phinn, Gervase

Over in the Meadow A Counting Rhyme

Voce, Louise

Over the River and Through the Wood  

Child, Lydia Maria Francis

Owl Babies Waddell, Martin
Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do you See? Martin, Bill

Paul Bunyan  

Kellogg, Steven

Peter’s Chair 

Keats, Ezra Jack

The Pig in the Pond Waddell, Martin

Planting a Rainbow  

Ehlert, Lois

Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? 

Martin, Bill

Quick as a Cricket Wood, Audrey
The Rainbow Fish Pfister, Marcus
Rainbow Fish to the Rescue! Pfister, Marcus

The Right Number of Elephants

Sheppard, Jeff

Rosie’s Walk  

Hutchins, Pat


Winthrop, Elizabeth

Shy Charles      

Wells, Rosemary

Silly Sally  

Wood, Audrey

"Slowly, Slowly, Slowly," said the Sloth Carle, Eric

The Snowy Day    

Keats, Ezra Jack

Stellaluna Cannon, Janell

The Surprise Party    

Hutchins, Pat

Ten Little Boats    

Randell, Beverley

Ten Little Mice Dunbar, Joyce
Ten Little Monkeys Freeman, Tina

Ten, Nine, Eight   

Bang, Molly

The Three Bears    

Barton, Byron

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly Adams, Pam
The Three Billy Goats Gruff Stevens, Janet

Thump, Thump, Rat-a-Tat-Tat  

Baer, Gene

Tikki Tikki Tembo    

Mosel, Arlene

Time For Bed Fox, Mem

Time for a Rhyme     

Gardner, Marjory

Tommy at the Grocery Store   

Grossman, Bill


Crews, Donald

Two Feet    

Pascoe, Gwen

Tyrannosaurus Was a Beast    

Prelutsky, Jack

The Very Hungry Caterpillar 

Carle, Eric


Pearce, Mary Emily

What Next, Baby Bear   

Murphy, Jill

The Wheels on the Bus

Kubler, Annie

Where's My Teddy? Alborough, Jez

Who Sank the Boat? 

Allen, Pamela

Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears   

Aardema, Verna

You'll Soon Grow Into Them, Titch

Hutchins, Pat



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