Best Books for 4's and 5's
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And to Think That I Thought That We’d Never Be Friends By Mary Ann Hoberman Here's a Seuss-like story that will have children eagerly finishing the sentences.
Ants In My Pants By Wendy Mould If ants are in your pants, what might be in your socks?
Castles, Caves and Honeycombs By Lauren Stringer Make up your own tune to this soothing lullaby about animal homes.
Clara Caterpillar By Pamela Duncan This book cleverly concentrates on beginning sounds.
Summer Sun Risin’ By W. Nickola-Lisa Bop along with this boy as he spends a fun day on the farm, steering the plow and milking the cow.
House that Jack Built By Simms Taback Check out the rich illustrations in this new version by an award winner.
Nathaniel Willy, Scared Silly By Judith Matthews Children learn quickly learn to repeat Grandma's words and squeal with delight.
There’s Only One of Me! By Pat Hutchins The girl has a big family, with an even bigger surprise at the end of the story.
Watch Out Big Bro Is Coming By Jez Alborough Terror Spreads through the jungle as animals hear the news that rough, tough Big Bro is coming.
Sitting Down to Eat By Bill Harley A young boys agrees to share his snack with an ever-growing menagerie, each insisting that there is room for one more.
D.W.’s Guide to Preschool By Marc Brown Follow Arthur's sister as she tells us how fun preschool is.
Widget By Lyn Rossiter McFarland Giggles and tolerance in the same story? You'll find them in this special dog n' cat tale.
Kittens First Full Moon By Kevin Henkes When kitten mistakes the full moon for a bowl of milk, she ends up tired, wet, and hungry trying to reach it.
Three Billy Goats Gruff By Paul Galdone Three clever billy goats outwit a big ugly troll that lives under the bridge they must cross on their way up the mountain.
There was an old Lady who swallowed a fly By Simms Taback ...I don't know why she swallowed a fly.
Bunny Cakes By Rosemary Wells Max is having a hard time making cakes with Ruby. What will he mess up next?
Duck on a Bike By David Shannon Can you imagine such a sight? This book makes you think about what is possible, and what's not!
Teddy Bear By David Mcphail What will the boy do when he loses his best friend in the park? This is a story about compassion and self sacrifice.
What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? By Steve Jenkins Learn all about these fascinating animals as you guess why and what and how.
Ten in a Bed By Jane Cabrera In this version of the traditional song each of the sleepers who fall, leap, bounce, or wobble out of bed when this little one says “Move over” represents a different profession.
A is for Salad By Mike Lester Don't believe everything you read in this book—your children will know what each letter is really for.
All Aboard ABC By Doug Magee Fans of Big Machinery will have fun and learn a lot from this book of detailed photos.
Firefighters A to Z By Chris Demarest Learn more than the alphabet in this exciting book about community helpers.
26 Letters and 99cents By Tana Hoban Here's a great introduction to uppercase and lower case letters, illustrated with bright photos.
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom By Bill Martin Jr. An alphabet rhyme/chant that relates what happens when the whole alphabet tries to climb a coconut tree.
I stink! By Kate & Jim McMullan This garbage truck makes all kinds of sounds you'll want imitate—and it loves to eat alphabet garbage soup!
Roller Coaster By Marla Frazee Will she ride? Could she like it? Hop on for an exciting story!
Wild About Books By Judy Sierra A librarian named Mavis McGrew introduces the animals in the zoo to the joy of reading when she drives her bookmobile to the zoo by mistake.
Llama Llama Red Pajama By Anna Dewdney At bedtime, a little llama worries after his mother puts him to bed and goes downstairs.