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  I Love Trucks! (Board Books) 

I Love Trucks!

Philemon Sturges (Board Books)

Genre: Nonfiction - Children's Picture Books; Book Theme: Transportation

"I Love Trucks!" by Philemon Sturges tells about all kinds of trucks and what they do, in short sentences and bold illustrations. This is a good board book to introduce toddlers to the world around them, including trucks. Preschoolers who love trucks will enjoy this truck book too.


  The Runaway Bunny (Board Books) 

The Runaway Bunny

Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Board Books)

Genre: Fiction - Children's Picture Books; Book Themes: Animals, Family

"The Runaway Bunny" by Margaret Wise Brown is a favorite classic children's book about a mother's unconditional love for her child. A little bunny tells mother bunny about imaginative ways to run away. Mother bunny comes up with equally imaginative ways to follow him. This comforting picture book appeals to preschoolers and holds interest of toddlers and kindergartners as well.


  Time for Bed (Board Books) 

Time for Bed

Mem Fox, Jane Dyer (Board Books)

Genre: Fiction - Children's Picture Books; Book Themes: Animals, Rhyming Stories

In "Time for Bed" by Mem Fox and Jane Dyer, all kinds of animals are getting their babies ready for bed. Babies and toddlers will like this endearing bedtime story with soothing rhyming texts and attractive illustrations.


  The Napping House (Board Books) 

The Napping House

Audrey Wood, Don Wood (Board Books)

Genre: Fiction - Children's Picture Books

"The Napping House" by Audrey Wood and Don Wood is a favorite children's picture book for toddlers, preschoolers and beginning readers. In a house, a granny, a child, a dog, a cat and a mouse fall asleep one by one. Then a flea wakes up everyone in the napping house. Audrey Wood's text is cumulative and easy to read. Don Wood's detailed and funny illustrations add a lot to the bedtime story.


  I Like It When . . . (Board Books) 

I Like It When . . .

Mary Murphy (Board Books)

Genre: Fiction - Children's Picture Books; Book Themes: Animals, Family

"I Like It When . . ." by Mary Murphy is a story about love and sharing between family members. In simple warm words, a little penguin talks about the things he likes to do with a loving adult penguin, from holding hands to eating new things, playing peek-a-boo and kissing good night. Mary Murphy's illustrations are simple, bold and uncluttered. "I Like It When . . ." is a good picture book for babies and toddlers.


  Who Hops? (Board Books) 

Who Hops?

Katie Davis (Board Books)

Genres: Fiction - Children's Picture Books, Humorous Stories; Book Theme: Animals

"Who Hops?" by Katie Davis combines animals and humor. This children's picture book starts with three animals that hop, followed by one animal that obviously doesn't hop. Then children can turn the page and find out "NO THEY DON'T". The same goes for the animals that fly, slither, swim and crawl. Toddlers and preschoolers will enjoy this humorous board book.


  The Eye Book (Bright and Early Books) (Board Books) 

The Eye Book (Bright and Early Books)

Dr. Seuss, Joe Mathieu (Board Books)

Genre: Fiction - Children's Picture Books; Book Theme: Rhyming Stories

In "The Eye Book (Bright and Early Books)", a boy and a rabbit see all kinds of interesting things. The illustrations closely match the simple rhyming text. The witty texts are written by Dr. Seuss under the name of Theodore Le Sieg. Toddlers and preschoolers can learn the names of familiar and new items while enjoying the rhyming sentences. This picture book can also be used to help children who are just starting to read.


  Hop on Pop (Board Books) 

Hop on Pop (Bright and Early Books)

Dr. Seuss (Board Books)

Genres: Fiction - Children's Picture Books, Humorous Stories; Book Theme: Rhyming Stories

"Hop on Pop (Bright and Early Books)" is a great picture book for beginning readers from Dr. Seuss. The rhymes are simple, silly and include many basic sight words. The illustrations are humorous, playful and show what the rhymes mean. Toddlers and preschoolers will enjoy this rhyming story too. "Hop on Pop" is one of our favorite picture books.


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