Favorite Kids’ Books

Board Books:

– It’s Time to Sleep
– Little Blue Truck
– Big Red Barn
– Goodnight Moon
– Corduroy
– Are You a Cow? (S in general likes Sandra Boynton books, though they sometimes drive Ezra and I crazy with how nonsensical they are)
– Any by Caroline Jayne Church – all her illustrations, but S especially loves I Love You Through and Through and Ten Tiny Toes (and any of her song ones).
– Poke-a-Dot Goodnight Animals
– Bible Basics (Catechis Books)
– The Biggest Story Bible ABC
– S has really enjoyed the Rookie Toddler series – interactive/educational

Nature:
The Busy Tree
Insect Detective
Hurry and the Monarch
Counting Birds (Alice Melvin)
Dianna Aston
In the Sea (Elliott & Meade)
Dinosaurs: Those Terrible Lizards
My First Day
Over in the Meadow (Ezra Jack Keats)
Farm Anatomy (Julia Rotham)
Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt (Messner)

Science:

Art:
The Ink Garden of Brother Theophane (Book of Kells/Illumination)
Katie Meets the Impressionists

Charlie Needs a Cloak

Bible:
The Ology
The Biggest Story
The Big Picture Story Bible

Music:
Zin Zin Zin a Violin
What Charlie Heard
Music Everywhere
Meet the Orchestra
The Story of the Orchestra

Numbers:
Counting Birds (Alice Melvin)

Other:
Pooh

Big Thicket
Where Did My Clothes Come From?

Tale of two Princes
Frog & Toad
Roxaboxen
Miss Rumphius
Dodsworth
Rookie Toddler
Green Eggs & Ham, Are You my Mother
The Quiltmaker’s Gift
anything by Ezra Jack Keats
Paddington
Amelia Bedelia (S’s pick, not ours ;))
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Chicken Sunday

History:
Kingfisher Atlas of World History
Silent Music
Stepping Stones (Ruurs, Badr)
The Journey – Sanna

Geography:
How to make an apple pie and see the world
NG Beginner Kids’ Atlas
Children Just Like Me
books published by Global Fund for Children
Sasek, “This is… (City)” series
Maps Mizielinska
Snow in Jerusalem

Adele & Simon
Mama Panya’s Pancakes

Spanish
Abuela
What can you do with a Rebozo/Paleta?

Perro Grande, Perro Pequeno
First 1,000 Words in Spanish

For New Big Siblings
– Hello Baby
– I’m a Big Sister (Joanna Cole)
– When You Were Inside Mommy (Joanna Cole)
– In the Womb (National Geographic)
– Don’t Eat the Baby
– Peter’s Chair (Ezra Jack Keats)

Favorite Illustrators:
– Ezra Jack Keats
– Barbara Cooney

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