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Great Books for Preschoolers by Denise Terry

by Denise Terry, posted to Parenting

Books for preschool children ages 3-5 years old

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The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear

The Little Mouse and the Big Hungry Bear are known and loved by...more

Suggested by Michelle Hutchison

I love most of the books by Don and Audrey Wood. This is my favorite.

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My list of books your 4 year old will love

Suggested by Michelle Hutchison

Great books!

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Too Many Toys by David Shannon

Spencer has too many toys! His father trips over them, his mother...more

A light-hearted and entertaining story for kids and adults about the downsides of having too many toys! A fun and funny read with eye-catching illustration with a gentle lesson about consumerism and toy hoarding.

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One Smart Cookie: Bite-Size Lessons for the School Years and Beyond

Cookie-centric definitions range from wanting to know everything about...more

A great book for teaching young children the vocabulary and meaning for words such as organized, prepared, compromise, empathy, kindness, listening, contribute, preserver, humble, ponder, creative, integrity, curious and more in simple language.

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I Am Too Absolutely Small for School...featuring Charlie and Lola

A wonderful book that addresses a child's fears about the first day of...more

Great for kids going back to school or entering school for the first time. Helps kids understand what happens during school, and putting words to common fears about making friends.

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I Am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go to Bed

It's bedtime for Charlie and Lola. Night owl Lola likes to stay up...more

An enjoyable book about siblings and a patient older brother who gently coaxes his little sister to bed with humor and imagination!

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Duck on a Bike

Caldecott Honor winner David Shannon applies his wonderful off-beat...more

An enjoyable read for preschoolers and parents alike, this book about duck riding a bike and getting his animal friends to ride, too is full of humor and fun!

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When Patrick wakes up one day to find he has inexplicably turned...more

An adventure book about being different and celebrating differences.

Eden Godsoe: Highly recommend!

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How I Became a Pirate

When Braid Beard's pirate crew invites Jeremy Jacob to join their...more

A great tale for boys and girls about the adventures of a little boy who gets 'captured' by pirates, and why he's happy to come home after the adventure and return to being a little boy.

Eden Godsoe: My son loved this one.

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Interrupting Chicken

It’s time for the little red chicken’s bedtime story—and a...more

A funny and light-hearted story about a chicken who keeps interrupting her Papa while he reads her classic bedtime tales.

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Ducks Don't Wear Socks

Ducks Don't Wear Socks

A humorous book about being 'silly' vs. serious

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