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Books to Read Together - Early Childhood

| New Favorites | Best Books for Babies | Best Books to Read Aloud |
| Animal Sounds Books | Rhyming Books | Alphabet Books |
| Books about Colors | Storytime @ The Library |

New Favorites

Everything

Everything I Need to Know Before I Am Five
By: Valorie Fisher
2011

Daisy

A Ball for Daisy
By: Chris Raschka
2011

Mitchell

Mitchell's License
By: Hallie Durand
Illustrator: Tony Fucile
2011

Ten Little Caterpillars

Ten Little Caterpillars
By: Bill Martin Jr.
2011

Pig

Pig Kahuna
By: Jennifer Sattler
2011

Shark

I'm a Shark
By: Bob Shea
2011

More new picture book recommendations.

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Best Books for Babies (Birth to 2 years of Age)

Moo, Baa, La La La!

Moo, Baa, La La La!
By: Sandra Boynton
Board Book
1982

Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes

Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes
By: Mem Fox
Illustrations: Helen Oxenbury
Picture Book
2008

Please, baby, Please

Please, baby, Please
By: Spike Lee & Tonya Lewis Lee
Illustrations: Kadir Nelson
Board Book
2002

Tuck Me In

Tuck Me In!
By: Dean Hacohen
Illustrations: Sherry Scharschmidt
Picture Book
2010

Blue Goose

Blue Goose
By: Nancy Tafuri
Board Book
2008

All The Things

All the Things I Love About You
By: LeUyen Pham
Picture Book
2010

More Books for Babies recommendations.

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Best Books to Read Aloud

A Splendid Friend Indeed

A Splendid Friend Indeed
By: Suzanne Bloom
2005

Old Bear Old Bear and His Cub
By:
Illustrations:
2010
The Baby BeeBee Bird

The Baby Beebee Bird
By: Diane Redfield Massie
Illustrations: Steven Kellogg
2000

Dinosaurumpus! Dinosaurumpus!
By: Tony Mitton
Illustrations: Guy Parker-Rees
2003
Bark George

Bark, George
By: Jules Feiffer
1999

Overboard! Overboard!
By: Sarah Weeks
Illustrations: Sam Williams
2006

More great books to read aloud.

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Animal Sounds Books

Barnyard Banter

Barnyard Banter
By: Denise Fleming
1994

Ladybug

What the Ladybug Heard
By: Julia Donaldson
Illustrations: Lydia Monks
2010

Do Monkeys Tweet?

Do Monkeys Tweet?
By: Melanie Walsh
1997

All God's Critters

All God’s Critters
By: Bill Staines
Illustrations: Kadir Nelson
2009

Quiet Bunny

Quiet Bunny
By: Lisa McCue
2009

Mommies Say Shhh!

Mommies Say Shhh!
By: Patricia Polacco
2005

For more great books about Animal Sounds,
Search the subject Animal Sounds-Easy Picture in the library catalog

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Rhyming Books

No More

No More, Por Favor
By: Susan Middleton Elya
Illustrations: David Walker
2010

Monsters Don't Eat Broccoli

Monsters Don’t Eat Broccoli
By: Barbara Jean Hicks
Illustrations: Sue Hendra
2009

Hide

Hide & Squeak
By: Heather Vogel Frederick
Illustrations: C.F. Payne
2011

Silly Sally

Silly Sally
By: Audrey Wood.
1992

Chicken Cheeks

Chicken Cheeks
By: Michael Ian Black
Illustrations: Kevin Hawkes
2009

Chicky Chicky Chook Chook

Chicky Chicky Chook Chook
By: Cathy MacLennan
2007

For more great books with Rhyming,
Search the subject Stories in Rhyme in the library catalog

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Alphabet Books

The Sleepy Little Alphabet

The Sleepy Little Alphabet
By: Judy Sierra
Illustrations: Melissa Sweet
2009

Gone Wild: An Endangered Animal Alphabet

Gone Wild: An Endangered Animal Alphabet
By: David McLimans
2006

Apple

Apple Pie ABC
By: Alison Murray
2011

abc

ABC Kids
By: Simon Basher
2011

LMNO

LMNO Peas
By: Keith Baker
2010

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
By: Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault
Illustrations: Lois Ehlert
1989

For more great Alphabet Books,
Search the subject Alphabet-Easy Picture in the library catalog

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Books About Colors

Mouse Paint

Mouse Paint
By: Ellen Stoll Walsh
1989

A Penguin Story

A Penguin Story
By: Antionette Portis
2009

Lunch

Lunch
By: Denise Fleming
1992

Spy

I Spy With My Little Eye
By: Edward Gibbs
2011

Red Green Blue

Red Green Blue: a First Book of Colors
By: Alison Jay
2010

Chamelon

Blue Chameleon
By: Emily Gravett
2011

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Storytime @ the Library

A great way to enjoy these and many other fabulous picture books is through storytime. The Tulsa City-County Library offers storytime programs at all of our locations. To find out what storytime programs are going on at your library check the Tulsa City-County Library Event Guide which is available at all locations, or visit the Online Event Guide.

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