Our favorite children’s books. Parent-selected; toddler approved.

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Children’s Books

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

it was amazing

This is a classic read-aloud, and Helen Oxbury is a magnificent illustrator. You’ll read this over and over.

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The Dragon Hunters

it was amazing

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Song of the Stars: A Christmas Story

it was amazing

Stunning illustrations and reverent, jubilant text. A brilliant retelling of Christ’s birth from nature’s perspective.

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Lion Lessons

it was amazing

So funny! I wasn’t sure about the simple illustrations at first, but it won me over. A very fun read-aloud. I love it as much as my toddler does!

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The Ballad of Valentine

it was amazing

Simply the cutest Valentine’s book. Written in rhyme with whimsical illustrations.

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Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise

it was amazing

I thought this was hilarious, but I was surprised (and delighted) when my toddler loved it too! She asked for it over and over. I don’t think I’ve ever read a single book so many times in one setting. The illustrations couldn’t be better.

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The Gingerbread Cowboy

it was amazing

A cute Western retelling of the Gingerbread boy. Best read with an accent.

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The Octopuppy

it was amazing

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The Bear Report

it was amazing

Thyra Heder is one of our all-time favorite illustrators! This book makes the Artic come to life. Love it.

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The Dragon Riders

really liked it

Part of a charming series of three dragon books. We love brothers Flyn and Paddy and their adventures (told in rhyme).

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The Gruffalo

it was amazing

Such a fun read-aloud! The story is told with perfect cadence and repetition.

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Ten in the Bed

it was amazing

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The Three Cabritos

it was amazing

A fabulous retelling of the three billy goats gruff. As with most things in life, it’s best with an accent.

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Llama Llama Red Pajama

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Rain

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Daughter of a King

really liked it

The illustrations are beautiful and it gives more substance to the meaning of “princess”. My toddler loves it and often pretends to be Katie. It’s a sweet analogy to our relationship with a Heavenly Father. I don’t love the writing itsel…

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Love, Z

it was amazing

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The Rainbow Fish

it was amazing

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The Dragon Tamers

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The Runaway Tortilla

it was amazing

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Boom! Boom! Boom!

it was amazing

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