Top 10 Picture Books
Nothing makes reading with kids more enjoyable than having a book that both adults and kids can appreciate. Please check out our favorite books to read together.
1) Green Eggs & Hamâ€¦Dr. Seuss -- Random House
If you are not hoarse after reading this fun, high energy bookâ€¦you're not reading it right!
2) The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Talesâ€¦Jon Scieszka/Lane Smith -- Viking Press
You'll be reading this take-off on some classic fairy tales even when the kids aren't around. It's beautifully illustrated, goofy, unique and side-splittingly funny.
3) Polka Bats and Octopus Slacksâ€¦Calef Brown --Houghton Mifflin Company
It's Dr. Seuss with a funky urban twist. Your kids will be singing these nutty rhymes long after the book is put away.
4) Richard Scarry's Best Word Book Everâ€¦Richard Scarry -- Golden Press
How can you just pick one of these wonderfully illustrated books; but why not watch your kid's vocabulary increase, as they pour over each jam-packed page.
5) The Cat in the Hatâ€¦Dr. Seuss -- Random House
How can you pick just one Dr. Seuss book? You can't! He's mischievous and funâ€¦"The Cat in the Hat" is Seuss at his best.
6) Alpha Bugsâ€¦David Carter -- Little Simon
What kid doesn't love a pop-up book? This cleverly illustrated book will be torn to shreds before your kids tire of it.
7) Big Black Bearâ€¦Wong Herbert Yee -- Houghton Mifflin Company
Playful and funâ€¦even the younger crowd will be reading along to this flowing verse. Perfect quick bedtime story.
8) Struwwelpeterâ€¦Heinrich Hoffman -- Dover Publications, Inc.
Don't be without this timeless classic, first published in 1845. See our review.
9) Goodnight Moonâ€¦Margaret Wise Brown/Clement Hurd -- Harper & Row
Nothing will tuck you in more warmly and cuddly, than a reading of "Goodnight Moon".
10) Old MacDonald Had a Farmâ€¦Carol Jones -- Houghton Mifflin
A beautiful and fun version of one of the favorite sing-a-longs of all time.