I Sang You Down from the Stars

A heartwarming story about an Indigenous mother preparing for her baby’s arrival by collecting items for a sacred medicine bundle. Recommended for ages 3–7.

I Sang You Down from the Stars

Tasha Spillett-Sumner
Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Spi


A heartwarming story about an Indigenous mother preparing for her baby’s arrival by collecting items for a sacred medicine bundle. Recommended for ages 3–7.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

  • Monsters at the End of This Book


  • The Kissing Hand


  • Good Night Gorilla


  • Who? A Celebration of Babies


  • Adventures with Barefoot Critters


  • The Bad Seed


  • The Alphabet Tree


  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar


  • The Circus Ship


  • Mother Bruce


  • Bear's Busy Family: La Familia Ocupada de Oso


  • Splash


  • Fifteen Animals


  • A Seed is a Start


  • Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus


  • The Snowy Day


  • Love Makes a Family


  • Jamberry


  • Please Baby Please


  • I Sang You Down from the Stars


The Bad Seed

A funny, charming book about a bad-tempered seed that reminds us all that positive change is possible for all of us. Recommended for ages 3–7.

The Bad Seed

Jory John
Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Joh


A funny, charming book about a bad-tempered seed that reminds us all that positive change is possible for all of us. Recommended for ages 3–7.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

  • The Snowy Day


  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar


  • Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus


  • Mother Bruce


  • The Kissing Hand


  • Jamberry


  • Monsters at the End of This Book


  • Please Baby Please


  • Good Night Gorilla


  • Fifteen Animals


  • The Circus Ship


  • I Sang You Down from the Stars


  • The Bad Seed


  • Adventures with Barefoot Critters


  • A Seed is a Start


  • Who? A Celebration of Babies


  • Love Makes a Family


  • The Alphabet Tree


  • Bear's Busy Family: La Familia Ocupada de Oso


  • Splash


The Circus Ship

After swimming to shore when their circus ship sinks, a group of animals become beloved members of a community in this rhyming book with entertaining artwork. Recommended for ages 2–6.

The Circus Ship

Chris Van Dusen
Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Van


After swimming to shore when their circus ship sinks, a group of animals become beloved members of a community in this rhyming book with entertaining artwork. Recommended for ages 2–6.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

  • Bear's Busy Family: La Familia Ocupada de Oso


  • Splash


  • The Kissing Hand


  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar


  • Monsters at the End of This Book


  • Who? A Celebration of Babies


  • Good Night Gorilla


  • Adventures with Barefoot Critters


  • Jamberry


  • Love Makes a Family


  • Mother Bruce


  • I Sang You Down from the Stars


  • The Snowy Day


  • The Circus Ship


  • Please Baby Please


  • Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus


  • The Bad Seed


  • A Seed is a Start


  • Fifteen Animals


  • The Alphabet Tree


The Alphabet Tree

When a fierce wind blows a group of letters from their tree, they learn to band together to form words and sentences to create a message stronger than the wind. Recommended for ages 2–6.

The Alphabet Tree

Leo Lionni
Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Lio


When a fierce wind blows a group of letters from their tree, they learn to band together to form words and sentences to create a message stronger than the wind. Recommended for ages 2–6.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

  • The Kissing Hand


  • The Circus Ship


  • Splash


  • Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus


  • I Sang You Down from the Stars


  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar


  • The Bad Seed


  • Who? A Celebration of Babies


  • A Seed is a Start


  • The Alphabet Tree


  • Please Baby Please


  • Fifteen Animals


  • Bear's Busy Family: La Familia Ocupada de Oso


  • Mother Bruce


  • Adventures with Barefoot Critters


  • Jamberry


  • Love Makes a Family


  • The Snowy Day


  • Good Night Gorilla


  • Monsters at the End of This Book


The Kissing Hand

When a raccoon named Chester is nervous about going to kindergarten for the first time (and being away from his mother), she teaches him a secret way of carrying her love with him. Recommended for ages 2–6.

The Kissing Hand

Audrey Penn
Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Pen


When a raccoon named Chester is nervous about going to kindergarten for the first time (and being away from his mother), she teaches him a secret way of carrying her love with him. Recommended for ages 2–6.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

  • Monsters at the End of This Book


  • Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus


  • Who? A Celebration of Babies


  • I Sang You Down from the Stars


  • The Snowy Day


  • The Circus Ship


  • Bear's Busy Family: La Familia Ocupada de Oso


  • Adventures with Barefoot Critters


  • Mother Bruce


  • Please Baby Please


  • Jamberry


  • Love Makes a Family


  • The Alphabet Tree


  • Splash


  • Fifteen Animals


  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar


  • The Kissing Hand


  • The Bad Seed


  • Good Night Gorilla


  • A Seed is a Start


The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Follow along with a very hungry caterpillar as he eats his way through a whole week of increasingly large meals before forming a cocoon around himself and emerging as a beautiful butterfly. Recommended for ages 2–6.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Eric Carle
Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Car


Follow along with a very hungry caterpillar as he eats his way through a whole week of increasingly large meals before forming a cocoon around himself and emerging as a beautiful butterfly. Recommended for ages 2–6.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

  • Who? A Celebration of Babies


  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar


  • Fifteen Animals


  • I Sang You Down from the Stars


  • The Bad Seed


  • Mother Bruce


  • Bear's Busy Family: La Familia Ocupada de Oso


  • The Circus Ship


  • Adventures with Barefoot Critters


  • The Kissing Hand


  • Please Baby Please


  • Monsters at the End of This Book


  • Good Night Gorilla


  • Love Makes a Family


  • A Seed is a Start


  • Jamberry


  • The Snowy Day


  • The Alphabet Tree


  • Splash


  • Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus


Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus

A wild and wacky pigeon pleads to take the place of a bus driver on break in this silly interactive story where the reader tells a pigeon “No!” Recommended for ages 2–6.

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus

Mo Willems
Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Wil


A wild and wacky pigeon pleads to take the place of a bus driver on break in this silly interactive story where the reader tells a pigeon “No!” Recommended for ages 2–6.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

  • I Sang You Down from the Stars


  • Good Night Gorilla


  • Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus


  • A Seed is a Start


  • Splash


  • Jamberry


  • The Bad Seed


  • The Snowy Day


  • Mother Bruce


  • The Circus Ship


  • The Kissing Hand


  • Monsters at the End of This Book


  • Adventures with Barefoot Critters


  • Love Makes a Family


  • Who? A Celebration of Babies


  • Please Baby Please


  • Fifteen Animals


  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar


  • Bear's Busy Family: La Familia Ocupada de Oso


  • The Alphabet Tree


Mother Bruce

Bruce is a very grumpy bear who doesn't like anyone or anything. Except cooked eggs. When the goose eggs he planned to boil hatch instead, the goslings believe he is their mother—and Bruce must try to make the best of the situation. Recommended for ages 2–6.

Mother Bruce

Ryan T. Higgins
Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Hig


Bruce is a very grumpy bear who doesn't like anyone or anything. Except cooked eggs. When the goose eggs he planned to boil hatch instead, the goslings believe he is their mother—and Bruce must try to make the best of the situation. Recommended for ages 2–6.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

  • I Sang You Down from the Stars


  • The Alphabet Tree


  • Bear's Busy Family: La Familia Ocupada de Oso


  • Mother Bruce


  • Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus


  • The Snowy Day


  • A Seed is a Start


  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar


  • Good Night Gorilla


  • The Circus Ship


  • Monsters at the End of This Book


  • Please Baby Please


  • Love Makes a Family


  • The Bad Seed


  • Adventures with Barefoot Critters


  • Jamberry


  • The Kissing Hand


  • Fifteen Animals


  • Who? A Celebration of Babies


  • Splash


Adventures with Barefoot Critters

An adorable cast of animals explore the alphabet through the seasons. Recommended for ages 1–3.

Adventures with Barefoot Critters

Teagan White
Juvenile Picture Books Nonfiction - Ej 411 Whi


An adorable cast of animals explore the alphabet through the seasons. Recommended for ages 1–3.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar


  • Good Night Gorilla


  • Love Makes a Family


  • Please Baby Please


  • Mother Bruce


  • A Seed is a Start


  • Bear's Busy Family: La Familia Ocupada de Oso


  • The Alphabet Tree


  • The Circus Ship


  • The Kissing Hand


  • Who? A Celebration of Babies


  • Fifteen Animals


  • Adventures with Barefoot Critters


  • Splash


  • The Snowy Day


  • The Bad Seed


  • Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus


  • Monsters at the End of This Book


  • Jamberry


  • I Sang You Down from the Stars


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