Reading Kids Pick: Picture Books

Reading Kids Pick: Picture Books

Here are the favorite Picture Books recommended by kids from Reading:



    • Barnett, Mac
      Sam & Dave dig a hole
      Summary:Sam and Dave are sure they will discover something exciting if they just keep digging their hole.



    • Bridwell, Norman.
      Clifford’s day with Dad
      Summary:“When Clifford visits his dad in the country, they spend the day fetching, digging, and having lots of fun together!”



    • Bright, Rachel
      Love monster
      Summary:Googly-eyed Monster looks high and low for someone to love him, and then in the blink of an eye love finds him.



    • Chin, Jason
      Gravity
      Summary:What keeps objects from floating out of your hand? What if your feet drifted away from the ground? What stops everything from floating into space? Gravity, the invisible force that causes objects to attract each other. Here the author has taken a complex subject and made it brilliantly accessible to young readers in this unusual, innovative, and very beautiful book.



    • Gravett, Emily.
      Orange pear apple bear
      Summary:Explores concepts of color, shape, and food using only five simple words, as a bear juggles and plays.





    • Novak, B. J.
      The book with no pictures
      Summary:“In this book with no pictures, the reader has to say every silly word, no matter what”–



    • Parr, Todd.
      The family book
      Summary:Represents a variety of families, some big and some small, some with only one parent and some with two moms or dads, some quiet and some noisy, but all alike in some ways and special no matter what.



    • Willems, Mo.
      Don’t let the pigeon drive the bus
      Summary:When a bus driver takes a break from his route, a very unlikely volunteer springs up to take his place, a pigeon! This is an unflinching and hilarious look at a child’s potential for mischief. In a plain palette, with childishly elemental line drawings, the author has captured the essence of unreasonableness in the very young.