Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: Good Books for Preschoolers

Busch, Miriam.

A young boy encounters a lion while trying to find his pet cat--meeting a number of other animals al... More

Cooke, Trish.

For young Jay Jay, Sunday dinner at Gran's house is full of hugs and kisses, tasty dishes, all ... More

Cornwall, Gaia.

"Jabari is definitely ready to jump off the diving board. He's finished his swimming lesso... More

Cronin, Doreen.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. When Farmer Brown's cows find a typewriter in the barn ... More

De La Pena, Matt.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. A young boy, CJ, rides the bus across town with his grandmot... More

Elya, Susan Middleton.

Also available in Overdrive. Rhyming text describes a trip to the grocery store for a mama and her b... More

Falconer, Ian.

Also available in Hoopla. Whether at home getting ready for the day, enjoying the beach, or at bedti... More

Feiffer, Jules.

George is a puppy who does not sound like a puppy should, despite the efforts of his mother. ... More

Fleming, Candace.

After planting the garden he has dreamed of for years, Mr. McGreely tries to find a way to keep some... More

Hopgood, Tim.

A curious little owl decides to stay awake to find out how the things he sees at night look during t... More

Isadora, Rachel.

A little girl greets people in her neighborhood in many different languages. ... More

Katz, Karen.

Seven-year-old Lena and her mother observe the variations in the color of their friends' skin, ... More

Klassen, Jon.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. A bear almost gives up his search for his missing hat until ... More

Litwin, Eric.

Also available in Overdrive. As he walks down the street, Pete the cat sings about his brand new whi... More

Martin, Bill.

Also available in Overdrive. An alphabet rhyme/chant that relates what happens when the whole alphab... More

McQuinn, Anna.

Also available in Overdrive. Every Tuesday Lola and her mother visit their local library to return a... More

Mitton, Tony.

Frog and the other animals have a dancing good time both in and out of the water in the cool of the ... More

Onyefulu, Ifeoma.

Deron attends his first day of nursery school, where he meets his new teacher, plays with his school... More

Parr, Todd.

Also available in Overdrive. Illustrations and brief text describe all kinds of differences that are... More

Portis, Antoinette.

One day, amidst the usual chirps, tweets, and caws, a little brown bird decides to try singing a new... More

Reynolds, Aaron.

Also available in Hoopla. The carrots that grow in Crackenhopper Field are the fattest and crispiest... More

Rinker, Sherri Duskey.

Also available in Overdrive. At sunset, when their work is done for the day, a crane truck, a cement... More

Salas, Laura Purdie.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. "This picture book poetically explores the many things ... More

Shannon, David.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. In order to ensure her popularity, Camilla Cream always does... More

Sharratt, Nick.

A unicorn playing a horn? An ogre doing yoga? Peek through each foggy vellum page to guess what lies... More

Sherry, Kevin.

A giant squid brags about being bigger than everything else in the ocean--almost. ... More

Sierra, Judy.

Also available in Hoopla. A librarian named Mavis McGrew introduces the animals in the zoo to the jo... More

Stead, Philip Christian.

"Amos McGee, a friendly zookeeper, always made time to visit his good friends: the elephant, th... More

Stein, David Ezra.

Also available in RB Digital. Little Red Chicken wants Papa to read her a bedtime story, but interru... More

Thomas, Jan.

As three dust bunnies, Ed, Ned, and Ted, are demonstrating how much they love to rhyme, a fourth, Bo... More

Thong, Roseanne.

Also available in Overdrive. As a little girl discovers things round, square, and rectangular in her... More

Walsh, Melanie.

Isaac may look like everyone else, but he actually has superpowers that make him different from his ... More

Willems, Mo.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Leonardo is a terrible monster -- he can't seem to frig... More

Wilson, Karma, author.

Also available in Hoopla. On a cold winter night many animals gather to party in the cave of a sleep... More

Wood, Audrey.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. In this cumulative tale, a wakeful flea atop a number of sle... More