Good Books to Share With Your Kindergartener
Ej Barrett. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS
Life is delicious in the town of Chewanswallow where it rains soup and juice, snows mashed potatoes, and blows storms of hamburgers.
Ej Bate. LITTLE RABBITS LOOSE TOOTH
Little Rabbit’s loose tooth comes out and she has to decide what she is going to do with it.
Ej Bemelmans. MADELINE
Twelve little girls and their headmistress travel through a series of madcap adventures.
Ej Brett. THE MITTEN
When Nicki drops his newly knitted mitten in the snow, the animals put it to good use!
Ej Burton. THE LITTLE HOUSE
The little house shows the changesnover the years, of the seasons and a neighborhood.
Ej Freeman. A POCKET FOR CORDUROY
This famous stuffed bear is loved by his owner, but has an adventure at the laundry-mat when left behind.
Ej Henkes. CHRYSANTHEMUM
Chrysanthemum loves her name until she goes to school and kids make fun of it.
EJ Hoban. BEDTIME FOR FRANCES (series)
A little badger has trouble falling asleep at night because she sees so many things – both real abd imaginary.
Ej Holabird. ANGELINA BALLERINA (series)
A little mouse wants to be a ballerina and gets her heart’s desire.
Ej Hutchins. ROSIE’S WALK
A hen unwittingly outmaneuvers a sly fox.
Ej Johnson. HAROLD AND THE PURPLE CRAYON
One night when Harold cannot sleep, he takes his purple crayon and draws himself into an adventure.
Ej Joosse. MAMA, DO YOU LOVE ME?
The strngth of this universal story is the unconditionsl love a mother demonstrates for her daughter.
Ej Keats. THE SNOWY DAY
A little boy has such fun in the snow that he decides to save a snowball for the next day.
Ej Lionni. SWIMMY
Little Swimmy is alone in the sea. The rest of his school was swallowed by a tuna, but he figures out a camouflage plan for survival.
Ej London. FROGGY GOES TO SCHOOL
Froggy is his funny, lovable, forgetful self as he starts off for school with a “flop, flop, flop!”
Ej Martin. BROWN BEAR, BROWN BEAR
This is a classic story for children about animals of different colors.
Ej Rey. CURIOUS GEORGE (series)
George, a small monkey captured in Africa by a man wearing a yellow hat, is brought back to live in the city. However, George’s curiosity leads him to wreak havoc.
Ej Rosen. WE’RE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT
Dad, his four children and theirmdoggo on an adventure, which leads to a gloomy cave and a bear!
Ej Sendak. WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE
This is a story of the night Max wore his wolf suit and went to bedsupperless only to drean a starnge, wild, and glorious dream.
Ej Shannon. NO, DAVID!
David hears the familiar refrain, “No, David!”, as he explores his domain.
Ej Waber. LYLE, LYLE, CROCODILE (series)
Lyle is the crocodile who lives in the house on East 88th Street with the Primm family.
Ej Williams. A CHAIR FOR MY MOTHER
In this first of three stories about Rosa, her mother, and her grandmother, the family is burned out of their home. they relocate and begin saving for a comfortable chair.