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Suggested Reading Lists by Age

Visit your local library to find these titles and many more wonderful books that will delight the whole family and provide hours of reading enjoyment.

Birth to 3 Years Old

Peek-a-Moo by Marie Torres Cimarusti

A Good Day by Kevin Henkes

Circle Dogs by Kevin Henkes

Whose Mouse are You? by Robert Kraus

Trashy Town by Andrea Zimmerman

Pigs Aplenty, Pigs Galore! by David McPhail

Go Away, Big Green Monster! by Ed Emberley

Little Gorilla by Ruth Bornstein

The Quiet Book by Deborah Underwood

Press Here by Herve Tullet

Buzz by Janet S. Wong

Sheep in a Jeep by Nancy E. Shaw

Clip Clop by Nicola Smee

Piggies by Don and Audrey Wood

In the Small Small Pond by Denise Fleming

No David by David Shannon

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Ghosts in the House by Kazuno Kohara

Goodnight Gorilla by Peggy Rathman

The House in the Night by Susan Marie Swanson

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

4 & 5 Years Old

When Sophie Gets Angry by Mollie Bang

So Say the Little Monkeys by Nancy Van Laan

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen

Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein

I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen

Jeremy Draws a Monster by Peter McCarty

Koala Lou by Mem Fox

Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson

Bark George by Jules Feiffer

I Lost My Bear by Jules Feiffer

Ella Sarah Gets Dressed by Margaret Chodos-Irvine

Shout It Out by Denise Fleming

The Napping House by Don and Audrey Wood

Who Hops? by Katie Davis

Chicken Soup With Rice by Maurice Sendak

Stars by Mary Lyn Ray

The Reader by Amy Hest

Bootsie Barker Bites by Barbara Botner

Bats at the Library by Brian Lies

The Salamander Room by Anne Mazer

Toot and Puddle by Holly Hobbie

George Shrinks by William Joyce

You Are Stardust by Elin Kelsey

Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmens

Martha Speaks by Susan Meddaugh

Tar Beach by Faith Ringold

A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams

When Vera Was Sick by Vera Rosenberry

Noisy Nora by Rosemary Wells

Froggy Gets Dressed by Jonathan London

Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel

Peter’s Chair by Ezra Jack Keats

Thanks to Evan Michael Bush, Head of Children’s Services, Athens-Clarke County Library for compiling this updated list. Adapted from

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