The Snowy Day Book Poster Image

A young boy wakes to a world of freshly fallen snow and goes exploring throughout the cityscape in this gentle, glistening classic. With bold text and whimsical collages, Ezra Jack Keats captures the delight kids feel in the simplest pleasures.

There's a Wocket in My Pocket Book Poster Image

Is there a Nooth Grush on your toothbrush? To properly appreciate Dr. Seuss' most wonderful imagination, you'd need a whole new language ... much like what the great author invents in this funny, totally original rhyming book.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Book Poster Image

This classic about a little caterpillar who chomps his way through a week of tasty food -- from oranges to a slice of cherry pie -- is irresistible to little kids. They love turning the flaps and poking their fingers through his "bite" holes.

Curious George Book Poster Image

What happens when you take a curious monkey out of the jungle and set him loose in the big city? He'll entertain generations of kids with his adorable antics and mishaps. Author-illustrator H.A. Rey's original is an enduring treat.

Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale Book Poster Image

A toddler loses her favorite toy bunny on an outing with Dad but hasn't yet learned to talk, so she can't tell him what happened. Parents and kids can relate to the panic that's so artfully and humorously portrayed in this Caldecott Honor book.


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Common Sense Tips

  • Reading to kids -- even those who can read on their own -- helps reinforce the rhythm of the language and correct pronunciation.
  • You read a page, she reads a page. Taking turns is a great way to help kids learn to read.