Tag Archives: Ages 0-3 (Board Books)

Socks

Rating: (24 reviews) Author: Beverly Cleary Publisher: HarperTrophy Product Description Socks is one happy cat…. He lives with a nice young couple called Brickers who play with him, pet him, feed him treats, and always have a warm lap for him to sit in. Then a new baby joins the family Suddenly, the Brickers are […]

Old Yeller (rpkg) (HarperClassics)

Rating: (123 reviews) Author: Fred Gipson Publisher: HarperTrophy Product Description At first, Travis couldn’t stand the sight of Old Yeller The stray dog was ugly, and a thieving rascal, too. But he sure was clever, and a smart dog could be a big help on the wild Texas frontier, especially with Papa away on a […]

Dear Mr. Henshaw (rpkg) (HarperClassics)

Rating: (152 reviews) Author: Beverly Cleary Publisher: HarperTrophy Product Description Although her books have been enjoyed by generations of kids, Beverly Cleary herself didn’t enjoy reading as a child at least not at first. In first grade she was grouped with the slowest readers in her class. Amazon.com When, in second grade, Leigh writes to […]

Joseph Had a Little Overcoat (Caldecott Medal Book)

Rating: (49 reviews) Author: Simms Taback Publisher: Viking Juvenile Amazon.com When Joseph’s favorite overcoat gets old and worn, he makes a jacket out of it. When the jacket is more patches than jacket, Joseph turns it into a vest. When the vest’s number is up, Joseph makes a scarf. This thrifty industry continues until there’s […]

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Rating: (204 reviews) Author: Kate Dicamillo Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Once, in a house on Egypt Street, there lived a china rabbit named Edward Tulane. The rabbit was very pleased with himself, and for good reason: he was owned by a girl named Abilene, who adored him completely. And then, one day, he was lost. […]

The View from Saturday

Rating: (283 reviews) Author: E. L. Konigsburg Publisher: Aladdin Amazon.com A powerhouse sixth-grade Academic Bowl team from Epiphany Middle School; the art of calligraphy; the retirees of Century Village, Florida; a genius dog named Ginger; and a holiday production of “Annie” all figure heavily in the latest book by E. L. Konigsburg, who has produced […]

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Mark Twain Publisher: Prestwick House Inc. Book Description This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary and reader’s notes to help the modern reader contend with Twain’s language, allusions, and deliberate misstatements and malapropisms. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain’s sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, became an […]

The Story of Little Black Sambo

Rating: (50 reviews) Author: Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description The jolly and exciting tale of the little boy who lost his red coat and his blue trousers and his purple shoes but who was saved from the tigers to eat 169 pancakes for his supper, has been universally loved by generations of children. First written in […]

La oruga muy hambrienta: Board Book

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Publisher: Philomel Book Description The Very Hungry Caterpillar is inarguably one of the most popular children’s books of all time. Now, here is the Spanish board book version of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, filling an important niche for the youngest of Spanish-speaking children.

The Neverending Story

Rating: (256 reviews) Author: Michael Ende Publisher: Dutton Juvenile

The Giving Tree (Slipcased Mini Edition)

Rating: (581 reviews) Author: Shel Silverstein Publisher: HarperCollins Amazon.com To say that this particular apple tree is a “giving tree” is an understatement. In Shel Silverstein’s popular tale of few words and simple line drawings, a tree starts out as a leafy playground, shade provider, and apple bearer for a rambunctious little boy. Making the […]

One Fish, Two Fish, Three, Four, Five Fish (Dr. Seuss Nursery Collection)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description One fish, two fish, three, four, five . . . This one has a car to drive!This bouncy counting board book comes with five beads shaped like Seussian fish that toddlers can move across the top of the book as […]

The Important Book

Rating: (33 reviews) Author: Margaret Wise Brown Publisher: HarperTrophy Amazon.com “The important thing about rain is/ that it is wet./ It falls out of the sky,/ and it sounds like rain,/ and makes things shiny,/ and it does not taste like anything,/ and is the color of air./ But the important thing about rain is […]

The Runaway Bunny

Rating: (130 reviews) Author: Margaret Wise Brown Publisher: HarperCollins Amazon.com Since its publication in 1942, The Runaway Bunny has never been out of print. Generations of sleepy children and grateful parents have loved the classics of Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd, including Goodnight Moon. The Runaway Bunny begins with a young bunny who decides […]

The Missing Piece (An Ursula Nordstrom Book)

Rating: (32 reviews) Author: Publisher: HarperCollins Book Description It was missing a piece. And it was not happy. So it set off in search of its missing piece. And as it rolled it sang this song – Oh I’m lookin’ for my missin’ piece I’m lookin’ for my missin’ piece Hi-dee-ho, here I go, Lookin’ […]

The Snowy Day

Rating: (73 reviews) Author: Ezra Jack Keats Publisher: Puffin Amazon.com The Snowy Day, a 1963 Caldecott Medal winner, is the simple tale of a boy waking up to discover that snow has fallen during the night. Keats’s illustrations, using cut-outs, watercolors, and collage, are strikingly beautiful in their understated color and composition. The tranquil story […]

Owl Moon

Rating: (53 reviews) Author: Jane Yolen Publisher: Philomel Amazon.com Among the greatest charms of children is their ability to view a simple activity as a magical adventure. Such as a walk in the woods late at night. Jane Yolen captures this wonderment in a book whose charm rises from its simplicity. “It was late one […]

Go, Dog. Go! (Bright & Early Board Books(TM))

Rating: (54 reviews) Author: P.D. Eastman Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description Whether by foot, boat, car, or unicycle, P. D. Eastman’s lovable dogs demonstrate the many ways one can travel. The new text emphasizes the concept element of the original while maintaining its rhythm and charm.  

The Cat in the Hat

Rating: (170 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Description coming soon… Amazon.com He may be an old standby, but he never lets us down. When in doubt, turn to the story of the cat that transformed a dull, rainy afternoon into a magical and just-messy-enough adventure. There’s another, […]

Little Women (Signet Classics)

Rating: (66 reviews) Author: Louisa May Alcott Publisher: Signet Classics Book Description In picturesque nineteenth-century New England, tomboyish Jo, beautiful Meg, fragile Beth, and romantic Amy come of age while their father is off to war.

Jamberry

Rating: (85 reviews) Author: Bruce Degen Publisher: HarperFestival Amazon.com Hat and boot in hand, a boy and a bear set off on a delicious and raucous romp through Berryland. They frolic in strawberry fields forever, rumble and ramble in blackberry brambles, and topple their canoeberry with blueberries. Silly rhymes and a musical beat practically beg […]

White on Black

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Publisher: Greenwillow Amazon.com It’s never too early to start kids reading. Even in infancy, young eyes can begin to make connections between images on a page and the real thing. White on Black is an ideal first book, and one that will continue to fascinate the very youngest readers as they […]

Goodnight Moon

Rating: (515 reviews) Author: Margaret Wise Brown Publisher: HarperFestival Amazon.com Perhaps the perfect children’s bedtime book, Goodnight Moon is a short poem of goodnight wishes from a young rabbit preparing for–or attempting to postpone–his own slumber. He says goodnight to every object in sight and within earshot, including the “quiet old lady whispering hush.” Clement […]

The Runaway Bunny

Rating: (119 reviews) Author: Margaret Wise Brown Publisher: HarperFestival Product Description This profoundly comforting story of a bunny’s imaginary game of hide-and-seek and the lovingly steadfast mother who finds him every time, has pictures redrawn by Clement Hurd for this new edition book. Author: Margaret Wise Brown Illustrator: Clement Hurd Publisher: Harper Collins Amazon.com Since […]