Picture & Board 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

Nature:
The Busy Tree
Insect Detective
Hurry and the Monarch
Counting Birds (Alice Melvin)
Dianna Aston
In the Sea (Elliott & Meade)
My First Day
Over in the Meadow (Ezra Jack Keats)
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:
First Bible Basics
The Biggest Story ABC

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

Numbers:
Counting Birds (Alice Melvin)

Other:
Where Did My Clothes Come From?
Tale of two Princes
Frog & Toad
Roxaboxen
Miss Rumphius
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:
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
People – Spier

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
Patricia Pollacco

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