picture books for children

picture books for children

There was an old Martian who swallowed the moon

This variation on the traditional, cumulative rhyme, "Little Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly," looks at the consequences of a Martian's strange diet.

A very merry Christmas

Winnie-the-Pooh forgets to plan his Christmas Eve party and relies on help from his friends to prepare for it.

Big hugs, little hugs

Illustrations and brief text show many different ways to hug.


"Bloop, the little green alien, must conquer Earth, and his first step is figuring out who's in charge. The answer? Dogs!"--.

Richard Scarry's best Lowly Worm book ever!

"During his busy day, Lowly Worm goes to school, helps Postman Pig deliver the mail, plays hide and seek, and flies his apple copter"--OCLC.

The three cabritos

Retells, with a southwestern United States setting, the traditional tale about three billy goat brothers who trick a beast that lives under the bridge.

This monster needs a haircut

Stewart's parents think he needs his first haircut but he refuses because his hair is perfect for collecting spiders and hiding treats, until it grows so long that it interferes with his favorite activity--scaring.

If you happen to have a dinosaur

"A humorous survey of the practical things dinosaurs can do explains how otherwise unused dinosaurs can offer a perfect excuse for forgetting homework while also making good nutcrackers, kites, and burglar alarms"--OCLC.

Curious George

up, up, and away
The man in the yellow hat gives chase when Curious George lets go of the tether and floats away with his friend in a hot air balloon.

Thomas & friends Little Golden Book favorites

Contains three illustrated stories that feature adventures with Thomas and his friends on the Island of Sodor, including "Thomas Breaks a Promise," "Thomas and the Big, Big Bridge," and "May the Best Engine Win!".


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