In the Picture Book Collection
(Shelved alphabetically by the author’s last name)
Alborough, Jez. Where’s My Teddy?
A funny tale told in rhyme of a boy named Eddie and his teddy named Freddy.
Brown, Margaret Wise. Goodnight Moon
Goodnight chair, goodnight air, goodnight kittens and goodnight mittens. Help say goodnight to the Great Green Room.
Christelow, Monica. Don’t Wake Up Mama! : Another Five Little Monkeys Story
Five little monkeys try to bake a cake for their mother’s birthday without waking her up.
Crews, Donald. Freight Train
Few words and bright colors tell all about this train. Also look for other titles by this author.
Dabcovitch, Lydia. Sleepy Bear
When the weather gets cold, bear gets ready for his long winter’s nap. But in the spring it’s time to wake up.
De Paola, Tomie. Andy (that’s my name)
How many words can you make from Andy’s name? Join him and his friends as they try.
Fleming, Denise. In the Tall, Tall Grass
Rhymed text (crunch, munch, caterpillars lunch) presents a unique view of creatures found in the grass from lunchtime till nightfall, such as bees, ants, and moles.
Hayes, Sarah. This is the Bear
A toy bear is accidentally taken to the dump, but is rescued by a boy and a dog.
Hill, Eric. Where’s Spot?
A mother dog finds eight other animals hiding around the house before finding her lost puppy. Flaps conceal the animals.
Kalan, Robert. Jump, Frog, Jump
A cumulative tale in which a frog tries to catch a fly without getting caught itself.
Lillie, Patricia. Everything Has a Place
A bird in a nest, a fish in a bowl, a baby in a lap – everything has its place.
Martin, Bill. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Children see a variety of animals, each one a different color, and a teacher looking at them.
Mockford, Caroline. Cleo on the Move
Cleo the cat and her puppy friend Caspar move to a new home.
Morris, Ann. Hats, Hats, Hats
Introduces a variety of hats, from soft and hard hats to snuggly and hooded hats.
Oxenbury, Helen. Tom and Pippo - Various Titles
Many Tom and Pippo titles are available about a little boy and his toy monkey.
Raschka, Christopher. Yo! Yes?
Two lonely characters, one black and one white, meet on the street and become friends.
Shaw, Charles. It Looked Like Spilt Milk
Uses illustrations and text to tell about the shapes of clouds.
Titherington, Jeanne. Pumpkin, Pumpkin
Jamie plants a pumpkin seed and, after watching it grow, carves it, and saves some seeds to plant in the spring.
Wells, Rosemary. Max’s Bath
In this small picture book, Max's baby carriage careens unattended down a hill, the reader is introduced to nine words: go, down, stop, over, out, up, under, between, and into.
Williams, Sue. I Went Walking
During the course of a walk, a young boy identifies animals of different colors.
Wood, Audrey. The Napping House
In this cumulative tale, a wakeful flea atop a number of sleeping creatures causes a commotion, with just one bite.