Books for Toddlers

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By: Baker, Keith, 1953-
Potato Joe and his nine potato pals count to ten and back down to one in an amusing retelling of the classic nursery rhyme "One Potato, Two Potato" for preschoolers, from the author of "Hickory Dickory Doc."
By: Bleiman, Andrew.
"Calling all animal enthusiasts! It's time to scamper through the alphabet with a herd of irresistible zoo babies. Featuring adorable animal photos, a zippy text, and a fact-filled glossary, this just might be the cutest ABC book ever to hit the shelves!"
By: Carle, Eric.
An interactive picture book encourages young readers to exercise and helps them develop such skills as listening, focusing attention, and following directions
By: Fischer, Scott M.
A sequential tale begins with a bug who escapes from a hungry frog that is pursued by a cat, which in turn is chased by a dog, in a whimsically illustrated story that features engaging repetitive text.
By: Frost, Helen, 1949-
Simple, evocative poetic language and close-up photographs invite youngsters to make observations about the natural world while profiling such subjects as a katydid's eye, a spider on a silken web and a glowing firefly.
By: Gibbs, Edward.
Asks young readers to identify the animal based on their color, including blue for a blue whale, white for a polar bear, and green for a frog, in a text with a die-cut opening on the cover containing an eye.
By: Gravett, Emily.
Color, punctuation, rhyme, and rhythm are presented in a concept book about a talented bear with a fascination for fruit that uses only four simple words.
By: Gravett, Emily.
Excited about their trip to the zoo, a young girl and her stuffed monkey delight in mimicking all the animals they see, such as a hopping kangaroo and stomping elephant, during their wonderful outing together.
By: Henkes, Kevin.
When Old Bear falls asleep for the winter, he has a dream that he is a cub again, enjoying each of the four seasons.
By: Jocelyn, Marthe.
In a colorful title by an award-winning author and her daughter, each page invites children to identify familiar objects--singularly or in pairs--ranging from kites to socks, giving toddlers and their caregivers much to discuss and to enjoy together.
By: Kohuth, Jane.
A rhyming story features tongue-twisting text and whimsical images of colorful ducks who don socks with patterns of stripes, spots, squares, and dots and dance riotously in an energetic countdown until their socks are completely worn out and a new countdown begins.
By: Krilanovich, Nadia.
Easy-to-read, rhythmic text about a group of farm animals, led by a tenacious duck, who play a noisy game together.
By: O'Hora, Zachariah.
Because his loud snores disturb all the other animals at the zoo, Bernard the otter tries to find a solution.
By: Rayner, Catherine.
Norris the bear has been waiting patiently for the last ripe fruit to fall from the tree, and when it does he decides to share it with his two new friends.
By: Ross, Tony.
This collection of classic nursery rhymes is given a contemporary edge through hilarious illustrations that bring to life these classic rhymes for a whole new generation.
By: Schertle, Alice.
Recounts the experiences of a shaggy, "boulder-big" bear as the four seasons come to the beautiful wood which is his home.
By: Seeger, Laura Vaccaro.
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text explore the many shades of the color green.
By: Shaw, Charles Green, 1892-1974.
A mystery book for young children presents a continuously changing white shape silhouetted against a blue background that challenges them to guess what it is
By: Shea, Bob.
Dinosaur doesn't need to use the potty--even when he's making lemonade, running through the sprinkler, having a three-juice-box lunch and splashing in rain puddles--but wait, is that a victory dance he's doing or a potty dance? Will Potty claim the ultimate victory over Dinosaur's stubborn resistance?
By: Shea, Susan A.
Poses rhyming questions about what grows and what does not.
By: Smee, Nicola.
After Mr. Horse asks his friends if they want to go for a ride, Cat, Dog, Pig, and Duck try to hang on as they urge Mr. Horse to go faster and faster.
By: Srinivasan, Divya.
Little Owl enjoys a lovely night in the forest visiting his friend the raccoon, listening to the frogs croak and the crickets chirp, and watching the fog that hovers overhead.
By: Stein, David Ezra.
A baby kangaroo takes his first tentative hops outside of his mama's pouch, meeting other creatures and growing bolder each time.
By: Tullet, Hervé.
Instructs the reader on how to interact with the illustrations to create imaginative images.
By: Wood, Audrey.
Readers play follow-the-leader as Silly Sally and her companions parade to town, dancing jigs with pigs and singing tunes with loons, but things come to a halt when they are joined by a sheep and they all fall asleep