Picture Books Every Child Should Read

Treasa Bowe, AKA Between the Covers of a Good Book, have compiled a list our favourite picturebooks for young children (age 3-7 or Preschool, Junior & Senior Infants).

Favourite Books for Younger Children

· What the Ladybird Heard, Julia Donaldson & Lydia Monks

· Lily’s Purple Plastic Purse, Kevin Henkes

Classics for Younger Children

· Dear Zoo, Rod Campbell

· We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, Michael Rosen

· My Lucky Day, Keiko Kasza

· Giraffes Can’t Dance, Giles Andreae & Guy Parker-Rees

· The Jolly Postman, Janet & Allan Ahlberg

· Pig in the Pond, Martin Waddell & Jill Barton

· Rumble in the Jungle, Giles Andreae & David Wojtowycz

· Peepo!, Janet & Allan Ahlberg

Newer Books for Younger Children

· We Don’t Eat Our Classmates, Ryan T. Higgins

· Giraffe Problems, Jory John & Lane Smith

· Creepy Carrots, Aaron Reynolds & Peter Brown

· A Tiger called Tomas, Charlotte Zolotow & Marta Alvarez Miguens

You can find links to purchase some of the books here.  

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