Here are some suggestions for books to display, share, and enjoy with children in your classroom:

Picture Books

  • Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs by Byron Barton (Scholastic Inc.)
  • Freight Train by Donald Crews (Scholastic Inc.)
  • Strega Nona by Tomie dePaola (Scholastic Inc.)
  • Swimmy by Leo Lionni (Scholastic Inc.)
  • Will I Have a Friend? by Miriam Cohen (Econo Clad, 1999)

Big Books

  • The Big Book of Things That Go by Deni Brown (DK Publishing, 1994)
  • The Cat in the Hairs Great Big Flap Book by Dr. Seuss (Random House, 1999) 
  • Clifford's Big Book of Stories by Norman Bridwell (Scholastic Inc.)
  • Go Away, Big Green Monster by Ed Emberley (Little, Brown, 1993)
  • If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff (Scholastic Inc.)

Books on Tape

  • Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina (Scholastic Inc.)
  • Frog and Toad are Friends by Arnold Lobel (Harper Audio, 1990)
  • Lyle, Lyle Crocodile by Bernard Waber (Houghton Mifflin, 1993)
  • Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey (Puffin, 1993)
  • One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss (Random House, 1987)