Picture Books Perfect for Preschoolers
Row, Row, Row Your Boat by Jane Cabrera
In this expansion of a familiar song, the occupants of a rowboat enjoy seeing and making the sounds of different jungle animals.
Ella Sarah Gets Dressed by Margaret Chodos-Irvine
Despite the advice of others in her family, Ella Sarah persists in wearing the striking and unusual outfit of her own choosing.
Bounce Doreen Cronin
Rhyming text offers advice on the best ways for toddlers to bounce.
I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
A bear almost gives up his search for his missing hat until he remembers something important.
This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen
A little fish thinks he can get away with stealing a hat.
Louise Loves Art by Kelly Light
A young girl who loves to draw and display her masterpieces at the "gallery du fridge" is too busy to pay attention to her little brother who wants to make a masterpiece of his own.
Xander’s Panda Party by Linda Sue Park
Xander's plan to host a panda party falls through, since he is the only panda at the zoo, but when he extends the invitation to all of the bears, complications ensue. Includes author's note on the wonders of the animal kingdom and the international effort to save pandas from extinction.
Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bicycle by Chris Raschka
A father teaches his daughter all about bicycle riding, from selecting the right bike to trying again after a fall.
Little Black Crow by Chris Raschka
A boy thinks about the life of a little black crow that he sees, wondering where it goes in the snow, where it sleeps, and whether or not it worries like he does.
Nanuk The Ice Bear by Jeanette Winter
At the top of the world, a polar bear hunts, swims, courts, raises cubs, and worries as they go off on their own.
Little Red by Bethan Woollvin
"On her way to Grandma's house, Little Red meets a wolf. Which might scare some little girls. But not this little girl. She knows just what the wolf is up to, and she's not going to let him get away with it.