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Every Book Counts

If you read just one

book a day to your

child, they will have been read 1825 books

by their 5th birthday.

Growing Book by Book

You know you are the parent of a toddler if you can name these books.

” In the light of the moon a little egg lay on a leaf.”

“And a comb and a brush and a bowl full of mush.”

“Horn went ‘Beep!’ Engine purred. Friendliest sounds you ever heard.”

Raising Readers.. Creating a Love of Books and Reading

The Simplest Way To Make

Sure That We Raise

Literate Children Is…

To Show Them That Reading Is

A Pleasurable

Activity. And that Means…

Finding Books That They

Enjoy, Giving Them Access

To Those Books, And Letting Them

Read Them.                                                   Neil Gaimin                                                  School Library

Books for Toddlers...cont.

Rosie’s Walk by Pat Hutchins

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoll Walsh

Mr. Cookie Baker by Monica Wellington

The Three Bears by Byron Barton

The Three Little Pigs by Patricia Siebert

The Gingerbread Man by Karen Schmidt

Clifford by Norman Bridwell

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff

The Busy Little Squirrel by Nancy Tafuri

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Helen Oxenbury

Sleep in a Jeep by Nancy Shaw

Each Peach Pear Plum by Allan Ahlberg

Is Your Mamma a Llama? by Deborah Guarino

Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae

Raising Readers

” Today a reader, Tomorrow a leader.”

W. Fusselmann

Don't Miss Books for Toddlers

Blue Hat, Green Hat  by Sandra Boynton

The Going to Bed Book by Sandra Boynton

Cars Go by Steve Light

Duck and Goose Find a Pumpkin by Tad Hills

Little Blue Truck

Good Night, Gorilla by Peggy Ratham

Jamberry by Bruce Degen

Bee Bim Bop by Linda Sue Park

Lola at the Library by Anna McQuinn

Otis by Loren Long

The Little Dump Truck by Margery Cuyler

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr.

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

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle

More to Come…………Growing Book by Book

Raising Readers

Children are naturally drawn to rhythm and rhyme. Share rhyming books early and often, watch how they respond

                                     Come Little Leaves Said

                                        The Wind  One Day. Come

                                         To The Meadows With Me

                                         And Play.

                                         Put On



                                         Of Red And Gold, For Summer

                                         Is Past And The Days Grow Cold

                                                                                      -George Cooper

Growing Book by Book 101 Books Every Child Should Hear Before Kindergarten

Sing and Chant

Snuggle Puppy by Sandra Boynton

Old McDonald Had a Farm and Other Favorite Children’s Songs by Tiger Tails

Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed by Eileen Christelow

Hickory Dickory Dock by Tiger Tails

More Favorites

Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown

That’s Not My Panda by Fiona Watt……other That’s Not My……books

Peek -a-Who? by Nina Laden

Tickle, Tickle by Helen Oxenbury

My Truck is Stuck by Kevin Lewis and Daniel Kirk

Global Babies

Toes, Ears,& Nose by Marion Dane Bauer.,. ILL. Karen Katz,… a child flap grabber!

Where’s Baby’s Belly Button by Karen Katz

Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes by Mem Fox

Where’s Spot by Eric Hill

The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper

Dr, Seuss’s ABC An Amazing Alphabet Book! by Dr. Seuss

Open the Barn Door by Christopher Santoro

Time for Bed by Mem Fox

Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell

Black and White by Tana Hoban

More to come……… Growing Book by Book

Growing Book by Book

“If you read to a child 15 minutes a day,

by age 5 that will add up

to 27,375 minutes or 456 hours or

19 days!”


“Words. A child needs a forest of words to wander through, a sea of words to splash in. A child

needs to be read to…..”

                                            Frank Bruni

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