Top 10 Children’s Books
















Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown

     Acclaimed for its soft poetry, exalting it as the prime example of a bedtime story

     Other books by Brown: Runaway Bunny, The Sailor Dog, and Little Fur Family


Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

     Over 50 years since its release, it continues to be a popular read with a movie adaptation

     Other books by Sendak: Chicken Soup with Rice and Outside Over There


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

     The book helps toddlers to associate colors and meanings to certain objects

     Other books by Martin: Polar Bear, Polar Bear What do You See? and Chicka Chicka Boom Boom


The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

     A beautiful parable of the gift of giving and the capacity of one’s love

     Other books by Silverstein: Where the Sidewalk Ends and Falling Up


If You Give a Pig a Pancake by Laura Numeroff

     Humorously explores the old saying “if you give an inch, they’ll take a mile”

     Other books by Numeroff: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and If You Give a Moose a Muffin


Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss

     A Beginner Book, it encourages children to read on their own

     Other books by Dr. Seuss: Cat in the Hat, The Grinch Stole Christmas!, and The Lorax


The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

     Eric Carle’s innovative and bright illustrations has delighted hearts for almost 50 years

     Other books by Carle: A House for Hermit Crab and The Very Busy Spider


Curious George by H.A. and Margret Rey

     A curious monkey named George continues to bring laughter, 75 years after its release

     Other books by the Rey’s: Pretzel, The Stars, and Find the Constellations


No, David! by David Shannon

     The book showcases a parent’s unconditional love for their child- even when they misbehave

     Other books by Shannon: A Bad Case of Stripes, Duck on a Bike, and The Rain Came Down!


Amelia Bedelia series by Peggy Parish

     Housekeeper, Amelia Bedelia, hilariously takes her instructions literally

     Other books by Parish: No More Monsters for Me! and Good Hunting, Blue Sky  


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