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Book List For May

Children never tire of reading stories or having stories read to them. Relax, and spend time with your child enjoying a new story or an old favorite.

Infants and toddlers will enjoy the following titles:

  • My Car, Byron Barton
  • Fly, Little Bird Tina Burke
  • The Baby’s Lap Book, Kay Chorao
  • My Very First Mother Goose, Iona Opie and Rosemary Wells
  • Miss Polly Has A Dolly, Pamela Duncan Edwards
  • Move Over, Rover!, Karen Beaumont
  • I Love You! A Bushel And A Peck, Frank Loesser
  • Baby Day, Susan Heyboer O’Keefe
  • Clap Hands, Helen Oxenbury
  • Teeth Are Not For Biting, Elizabeth Verdick


Two-year-olds and three-year old children will enjoy:

  • We’re Going On A Bear Hunt, Michael Rosen
  • When Sheep Sleep, Laura Numeroff
  • Pizza At Sally’s, Monica Wellington
  • Yoko, Rosemary Wells
  • How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight?, Jane Yolen
  • Hey Little Ant, Philip Hoose
  • The Little Red Hen, Paul Galdone
  • Pepito, The Brave Scott Beck
  • Gobble, Gobble, Slip, Slop: A Tale of a Very Greedy Cat, Meilo So
  • My Little Car, Gary Soto

Four-year-olds and five-year old children will enjoy:

  • Who Took The Cookies From The Cookie Jar?, Bonnie Lass
  • Mrs. Wishy-Washy’s Farm, Joy Cowley
  • Good Night, Gorilla, Peggy Rathman
  • Burger Boy, Alan Durant
  • Eating The Alphabet, Lois Ehlert
  • Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready For Kindergarten, Joseph Slate
  • A Place Called Kindergarten, Jessica Harper
  • Boo and Baa Have Company, Lena and Olof Landstrom
  • When Someone Is Afraid, Valeri Gorbachev
  • Fluffy And Baron, Laura Rankin

Six-year-olds and schoolagers will enjoy:

  • To Everything There Is A Season, Jude Daly
  • On My Beach There Are Many Pebbles, Leo Lionni
  • Because Of Winn-Dixie, Kate DiCamillo
  • Charlotte’s Web, E. B. White
  • Henry And Mudge In Puddle Trouble, Cynthia Rylant
  • Jack’s Garden, Henry Cole
  • Spring Cleaning, Else Holmelund Minarik
  • Possum And the Peeper, Anne Hunter