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Children's Summer Reads (4-7yrs old)

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Children's Summer Reads (4-7yrs old)

Summer is half way over, and that is hard to believe. As I have said before, one of my favorite things about summer is being able to enjoy some great fiction books. I have fond memories from my childhood of lying on the beach and getting lost between the pages of a good book.

I thought I would share with you some of my favorites and hope that you all will share your favorites as well. This week I will share with you my favorites for Kindergarten through second grade. (All of these books are available from Veritas Press. Just give us a call, and we will be happy to help you.)

The Knight and the DragonTomie dePaola
The Day the Crayon QuitDrew Daywalt
CorduroyDon Freeman
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris LessmoreWilliam Joyce
Where the Wild Things AreMaurice Sendak
The Very Hungry CaterpillarEric Carle
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You SeeBill Martin, Jr. and Eric Carle
Frog and Toad Are FriendsArnold Lobel
Goodnight MoonMargaret Wise Brown
Green Eggs and HamDr. Seuss
Snowy DayAnna Milborne
MadelineLudwig Bemelmans
Winnie the PoohA.A. Milne
The Velveteen RabbitMargery Smith
If You Give a Mouse a CookieLaura Jaffe Murneroff
The Tale of Peter RabbitBeatrix Potter
Are You My Mother?P.D. Eastman
Love You ForeverRobert Munsch
Cloudy with a Chance of MeatballsJudi Barrett
Curious GeorgeH.A. Rey
The Snowy DayEzera Jack Keats
Blueberries for SalRobert McCloskey
Chicka Chicka Boom BoomBill Martin, Jr.
Amelia BedeliaPeggy Parish
Miss Nelson Is MissingHarry Allavey
The Rainbow FishMarces Pfister
Make Way for DucklingsRobert McCloskey
Caps For SaleEsphyr Slobodkina
The MittenJan Brett
If You Give a Moose a MuffinLaura Jaffe Numeroff
One Bear LostKaren Hayles
Stone SoupMarcie Brown
Where’s Spot?Eric Hill
Clifford the Big Red DogNorman Bridwell
A Pocket for CorduroyDon Freeman
The Runaway BunnyMargaret Wise Brown
The Carrot SeedRuth Krauss
Billy’s PictureH.A. Rey
Mike Mulligan and His Steam ShovelVirginia Lee Burton
Owl MoonJane Yolen
Harry the Dirty DogGene Zion
Hop On PopDr. Seuss
Bedtime For FrancesRussel Hobon
The Napping TreeAudrey Wood
OliviaIan Falconer
The Day Jimmy’s Boa Ate the WashTrinka Hakes Wogel
The Curious GardenPeter Brown
The Egg TreeKatherine Millhouse
The Story Of BabarJean de Brunhoff
Little BearElse Holmelund Minarick
Fox in SocksDr. Seuss
Mike Mulligan and His Steam ShovelVirginia Bee Burton
The Napping HouseAudrey Wood
The Very Busy SpiderEric Carle
The Story About PingMarjorie Flack
The Story of FerdinandMunroe Leaf
The Little MouseDon Wood
The Red Ripe StrawberryDon Wood
The Big Hungry BearDon Wood
The Little HouseVirginia Lee Burton
Bread and Jam for FrancesFrances Russell Hoban
The Grouchy LadybugEric Carle
Danny and the DinosaurSyd Hoff
Lyle, Lyle, CrocodileBernard Waber
Scuffy the TugboatGertrude Crampton
The Hat Jan Brett
JamberryBruce Degen
SwimmyLeo Lionni
A Chair for My MotherVera B. Williams
The Little Red CabooseMaurian Potter
How I Became a PirateMelinda Long
Chester Melanie Watt
FablesArnold Lobel
Doctor DeSotoWilliam Steig
PetuniaRoger Duvoisn
Saint George and the DragonMargaret Hodges
Tea RexMolly Idle
Doug UnpluggedDan Yaccarino
The Little IslandGeorge MacDonald
Otto the BearKatie Clemenson
The Real Mother GooseBlanche Fisher Wright
Sheep in a JeepNancy E. Shaw
Sammy the SealSyd Hoff
Bear’s New FriendKarma Wilson
Ginger and PetuniaPatricia Palacco
Ox Cart ManDonald Hall
Laundry DogMaurie J Manning
Papa, Please Get the Moon for MeEric Carle
The Red SledLita Judge
The Artist Who Painted a Blue HorseEric Carle
Is Your Mama A Llama?Deborah Guarino
LentilRobert McCloskey
When I Was Young in the MountainsCYbthia Rylant
The Art LessonTommy DePaula
DoggerShirley Hughes
The Pirates Next DoorJonny Duddle
If Your’re HoppyApril Pulley Sayre
FlossKim Lewis
King Jack and the DragonPeter Bently
The EggM.P. Robertson
The Emperor's New ClothesNed Bustard

By Laurie Detweiler

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