Tag: book lists

Stephen Gammell’s Gallery of Children’s Art

So this week I decided to go a little out of the box and I picked a whole bunch of books from the same illustrator instead of the same author, to see if my kids would like all of their books.  And it worked!  Stephen Gammell’s…

Chris Van Dusen and His Diverse Books

These books are some of my favorites.  The illustrations are amazing and the stories are super unique and entertaining. From circus animals escaping from their trainer, to a man and his dog who just can’t seem to cut a break, Chris Van Dusen always has great stories. His rhymes are…

Bob Shea vs. Kids: He Wins Every Time!

These books are adorable and my kids think they are hilarious.  The whole “Dinosaur vs….” series is about a dinosaur who faces big kid tasks and tries to get out of them, but the tasks always win. Things like going to the potty, being quiet at the…

Helen Lester and Her Quirky Penguin Friend

Tacky the Penguin.  How my kids love this quirky little penguin who marches to the beat of his own drum and finds that being different is an amazing thing to be.  They love these books and so do I.  I love the message that Tacky teaches: it’s…

Mercer Meyer, Monsters and More

You may remember these books from your childhood since Mercer Meyer began writing and illustrating his books in 1966 and has 300 published titles.  Well guess what, toddlers still love them!  I have read these books over and over again and both Jack and Nora adore…

NO David Shannon

Many mom’s know about the “No David” series; most mom’s have experienced the “No David” series with their toddlers, I think that is what makes these books so hilarious.  My kids memorized and related with David’s books by the age of two! 🙂  What I didn’t…

Choosing Books Your Toddler Will Love

I am a library nerd.  In fact I am such a library nerd that every time my husband and I look at potential places to live in the future, I have asked if there is a library in the town/city.  I think it started when I was…