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Best Toddler Books

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Best Toddler Books
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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? book cover
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Bill Martin Jr. - 2010-07-20 (first published in 1967)
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A big happy frog, a plump purple cat, a handsome blue horse, and a soft yellow duck--all parade across the pages of this delightful book. Children will immediately respond to Eric Carle's flat, boldly colored collages. Combined with Bill Martin's singsong text, they create unforgettable images of these endearing animals....
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Press Here
Herve Tullet - 2011-03-30 (first published in 2010)
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Great for toddlers, preschoolers, and early readers to learn about cause and effect in a simple and engaging way.Harness the power of imagination and interactivity: Press the yellow dot on the cover of this book, follow the instructions within, and embark upon a magical journey! Each page of this surprising book instructs the reader to press the do...
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle - 1981-10-15 (first published in 1969)
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THE all-time classic story, from generation to generation, sold somewhere in the world every 30 seconds! Have you shared it with a child or grandchild in your life? One sunny Sunday, the caterpillar was hatched out of a tiny egg. He was very hungry. On Monday, he ate through one apple; on Tuesday, he ate through three plums--and still he was hungry...
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Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle - 2008-05-01
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Beep! Beep! Beep! Meet Blue. A muddy country road is no match for this little pick up--that is, until he gets stuck while pushing a dump truck out of the muck. Luckily, Blue has made a pack of farm animal friends along his route. And they're willing to whatever it takes to get their pal back on the road. Filled with truck sounds and animals noises,...
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Rachel Martin
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Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown - 2007-01-23 (first published in 1947)
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In this classic of children's literature, beloved by generations of readers and listeners, the quiet poetry of the words and the gentle, lulling illustrations combine to make a perfect book for the end of the day.In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the sof...
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Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
Bill Martin Jr. - 2012-01-01 (first published in 1989)
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The 26 characters in this rhythmic, rhyming baby book are a lowercase alphabet with attitude. "A told b, and b told c, 'I'll meet you at the top of the coconut tree'"--which probably seemed like a good idea until the other 23 members of the gang decided to follow suit. The palm tree standing straight and tall on the first page begins to groan and b...
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The Pout-Pout Fish
Deborah Diesen - 2008-03-18
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A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLERDeep in the water,Mr. Fish swims aboutWith his fish face stuckIn a permanent pout.Can his pals cheer him up?Will his pout ever end?Is there something he can learnFrom an unexpected friend?Swim along with the pout-pout fish as he discovers that being glum and spreading "dreary wearies" isn't really his destiny. Bright oce...
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Dear Zoo
Rod Campbell - 1986-10-01 (first published in 1982)
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Rod Campbell’s classic lift-the-flap book Dear Zoo has been a firm favorite with toddlers and parents alike ever since it was first published in 1982. Young readers love lifting the flaps to discover the animals the zoo has sent—a monkey, a lion, and even an elephant! But will they ever find the perfect pet? With bright, bold artwork, a catchy refr...
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We're Going on a Bear Hunt
Michael Rosen - 2017-10-01 (first published in 1989)
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Gorgeous gift edition of the classic join in story by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury. Shake up a snowstorm with this perfect gift for brave hunters and bear-lovers everywhere!We're going on a bear hunt. We're going to catch a big one. Will you come too? For over a quarter of a century, readers have been swishy-swashying and splash-sploshing throu...
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Jeremy Corbyn
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Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin - 2012-06-14
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This scrumptious New York Times bestseller has a whole lot of kick!Dragons love tacos. They love chicken tacos, beef tacos, great big tacos, and teeny tiny tacos. So if you want to lure a bunch of dragons to your party, you should definitely serve tacos. Buckets and buckets of tacos. Unfortunately, where there are tacos, there is also salsa. And if...
I Love You, Stinky Face by Lisa McCourt
Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae
Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney
Corduroy by Don Freeman
The Going to Bed Book by Sandra Boynton
Pat the Bunny by Dorothy Kunhardt
First 100 Words by Priddy, Roger [Priddy Books, 2005] Board book [Board book] by Priddy
Good Night, Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann
Guess How Much I Love You BOARD by Sam McBratney
Potty by Leslie Patricelli
Where's Spot? by Eric Hill
Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night? by Brianna Caplan Sayres
The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson
The Wonderful Things You Will Be by Emily Winfield Martin
The Monster at the End of this Book by Jon Stone
The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
The Book with No Pictures by B. J. Novak
I Love You Through and Through by Bernadette Rossetti-Shustak
Love You Forever by Robert Munsch
Jamberry by Bruce Degen
The Feelings Book by Todd Parr
Counting Kisses by
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
I Like Myself! by Karen Beaumont
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems
Green Eggs and Ham by Seuss
The Napping House by Audrey Wood
A Little Stuck by Oliver Jeffers
From Head to Toe by Eric Carle
Where Is Baby's Belly Button? by Karen Katz
Little Blue Truck's Christmas by Alice Schertle
In My Heart by Jo Witek
The Very Cranky Bear by Nick Bland
Eating the Alphabet by Lois Ehlert
Freight Train by Donald Crews
Global Babies by Global Fund For Children
Grumpy Bird by Jeremy Tankard
Open the Barn Door, Find a Cow by Christopher Santoro by
By Roger Priddy Fall by
If Animals Kissed Good Night by Ann Whitford Paul
Here We Are Notes For Living On Planet by Illustrated Oliver Jeffers Oliver Jeffers
Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf
One Morning in Maine by Robert McCloskey
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber
My Friend is Sad by Mo Willems
Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go by Richard Scarry
The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear by Audrey Wood
Little Leaders by Vashti Harrison
I Am A Bunny by Ole Risom
Peek-A Who? by Nina Laden
Llama Llama Mad at Mama by Anna Dewdney
Dr. Seuss's Beginner Book Collection by Dr. Seuss
I Ain't Gonna Paint No More! by Karen Beaumont
Moo, Baa, La La La! by Boynton
Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson
The Color Monster by Anna Llenas
Snowmen at Christmas by Caralyn Buehner
The Seven Silly Eaters by Mary Ann Hoberman
The Goodnight Train by June Sobel
Mix It Up by Herve Tullet
Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Olivia Helps with Christmas by Ian Falconer
Little Pea by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
It's Okay To Be Different by Todd Parr
Donde esta la oveja verde?/Where Is the Green Sheep? by Mem Fox
Big Girl Panties by Manushkin-Fran-Petrone
The Best Mouse Cookie by Laura Numeroff
Creepy Carrots! by Aaron Reynolds
How to Catch a Star by Oliver Jeffers
The Circus Ship by Chris van Dusen
Little blue box of brigth and early by Dr. Seuss
Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes by Mem Fox
First 100 Padded by Roger Priddy
Happy Hippo, Angry Duck by Sandra Boynton
This Little Trailblazer by Joan Holub
Farm Anatomy by Julia Rothman
By Sonali Fry The Itsy Bitsy Pumpkin by
The Family Book by Todd Parr
Fletcher and the Falling Leaves by Julia Rawlinson
Curious George Goes Camping by Margret Rey
Little Foodie by Michele Olivier
Everyone Poops by Taro Gomi
Yummy Yucky by Leslie Patricelli
A Is for Awesome! by Eva Chen
Hands are Not for Hitting by Marieka Martine, Heinlen Agassi
Bunny Roo, I Love You by Melissa Marr
Busy Toddler's Guide To Actual Parenting by Susie Allison