The 36 Best Books For Preschoolers

Recommended reading for preschoolers (4–5 years) by the staff at Monroe County Public Library

1. Trashy Town by Andrea Zimmerman (Amazon)

2. Fancy Nancy and the Posh Puppy by Jane O’Connor (Amazon)

3. Eating the Alphabet by Lois Ehlert (Amazon)

4. The Kingfisher Book of Nursery Tales by Vivian French (Amazon)

5. “Let’s Get a Pup!” said Kate by Bob Graham (Amazon)

6. Leonardo the Terrible Monster by Mo Willems (Amazon)

7. Lizard’s Song by George Shannon (Amazon)

8. Scaredy Squirrel by Melanie Watt (Amazon)

9. Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson (Amazon)

10. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak (Amazon)

11. Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina (Amazon)

12. Superhero ABC by Bob McLeod (Amazon)

13. My Garden by Kevin Henkes (Amazon)

14. Pete’s a Pizza by William Steig (Amazon)

15. Roller Coaster by Marla Frazee (Amazon)

16. What Happens on Wednesdays by Emily Jenkins (Amazon)

17. Some Friends to Feed: The Story of Stone Soup by Pete Seeger (Amazon)

18. On Earth by G. Brian Karas (Amazon)

19. How to Catch a Star by Oliver Jeffers (Amazon)

20. Duck on a Bike by David Shannon (Amazon)

21. How do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food? by Jane Yolen (Amazon)

22. The Gingerbread Man by Jim Aylesworth (Amazon)

23. Move! by Steve Jenkins (Amazon)

24. Corduroy by Don Freeman (Amazon)

25. Olivia by Ian Falconer (Amazon)

26. Rattletrap Car by Phyllis Root (Amazon)

27. The Wolf’s Chicken Stew by Keiko Kasza (Amazon)

28. Pigs in the Mud in the Middle of the Rud by Lynn Plourde (Amazon)

29. Mr. Pusskins by Sam Lloyd (Amazon)

30. Tuesday by David Wiesner (Amazon)

31. Harry the Dirty Dog by Gene Zion (Amazon)

32. Noisy Nora by Rosemary Wells (Amazon)

33. Ten Little Caterpillars by Bill Martin (Amazon)

34. The Human Alphabet by Pilobolus (Amazon)

35. A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip Christian Stead (Amazon)

36. Chicken Little by Rebecca Emberley (Amazon)


Categories: Literature & Fiction

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