Parents | Raising readers & learners.

Home of Parent & Child Magazine

Chapter Books for Preschoolers

Check out these versions of classic tales with less text and more colorful illustrations than the originals. Perfect for preschoolers!
 

Learning Benefits

Hover over each Learning Benefit below for a detailed explanation.
Reading

Expert's Pick

Cover image for The Velveteen Rabbit
The Velveteen Rabbit
by Margery Williams Illustrated by Elizabeth J. Miles
Learn More

Children this age are ready to begin carrying characters and story lines across longer texts, and are building attention and concentration for more sophisticated tales. Read the below books over multiple settings, helping your child recall previous events or predict what she thinks will happen in the next installment! Check out these Young Reader’s versions of classic tales, or books with collections of related stories. They have less text and more colorful illustrations than the originals and will sustain young children’s attention and interest:

 

Find Just-Right Books

The Reading Toolkit

Sponsor Spotlight