"Favorite Reads" Booklist









Books for Baby

Child’s Play singing books
Dingle-Dangle Scarecrow
Wheels on the Bus

Peek-a-Moo, Peek-a-Pet, Marie Torres

Charlie Chick, Nick Denchfield

Tickle, Tickle, Dakari Hru

Grandpa and Me
Grandma and Me
Where is Baby’s Bellybutton, Karen Katz

board books by Margaret Miller

I Kissed the Baby, Mary Murphy

books by Helen Oxenbury

What Do You Say?, Mandy Stanley

Baby Dance, Ann Taylor

Max and Ruby’s Snowy Day, Rosemary Wells

More, More, More, Said the Baby, Vera Williams

Baby’s Game Book, Isabel Wilner

Books for Toddlers

Young Toddlers

Under My Hood I Have a Hat, Karla Kuskin

Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What do you See?, Bill Martin, Jr.

The Birthday Box, Leslie Patricelli

Clip, Clop, Nicola Smee

The Busy Little Squirrel, Nancy Tafuri

Older Toddler and Preschool

Snowbaby Could Not Sleep, Kara LaReau

All for Pie, Pie for All, David Martin

The Baby BeeBee Bird, Diane Massie

Max’s ABC, Rosemary Wells

Specialty Books

If You’re Happy and You Know It, David A. Carter

Here’s a Little Poem, collected by Jane Yolen and Andrew Fusek Peters

For Grown-ups

The Read-Aloud Handbook, Jim Trelease

Books for 3-5 year olds

Catchy Rhythms

Move Over, Rover!, Karen Beaumont

Dance Away, George Shannon

Rattletrap Car, Phyllis Root

Alphabet Fun

Bad Kitty
Poor Pup, Nick Bruel

Alphabet Adventure
Alphabet Mystery
Alphabet Rescue, Audrey Wood


Giraffes Can’t Dance, Giles Andrae

Adventures of Taxi Dog, Debra Barracca

Old Tree, Ruth Brown

Mouse Mess, Linnea Riley

Beginning Chapter Books

Zelda and Ivy, Laura M. Kvosnosky

Mr. Putter and Tabby books, Cynthia Rylant

Compiled by Sara Waters, Kim Faurot and Willi Brennemen
Storytellers at the Red Balloon Bookshop 12.07