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Books Parents Love Reading to Their Kids

In the sixth edition of the Scholastic Kids and Family Reading Report, parents revealed their favorite books they love reading aloud to their kids.
on February 09, 2017
 

When parents choose what books to read for family read-aloud time, they're not only promoting healthy literacy habits and being reading role models for their children, it's also a great bonding opportunity.

In the sixth edition of the Scholastic Kids and Family Reading Report, parents just like you were asked what books they could read over and over to their kids. From new favorites that make their little one giggle to old-time classics that moms and dads had on their bookshelves, this list is full of perfect read aloud books spanning across all age bands. 

See which books made the list below. And for more information on this year's Kids and Family Reading Report, click here


Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault


Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney 


Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown 


Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss 


Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (and the entire Harry Potter series) by J.K. Rowling 


Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr. & Eric Carle 


Llama Llama Red Pajama (and the entire Llama Llama series) by Anna Dewdney


Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes (and the entire Pete the Cat series) by Eric Litwin


Clifford the Big Red Dog by Norman Bridwell


Curious George by H.A. Rey


Pinkalicious by Victoria Kann & Elizabeth Kann


The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss


The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

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