the very hungry caterpillar

PICTURE The Very Hungry Caterpillar, written and illustrated by Eric Carle. Copyright This book is about one caterpillar who is very hungry. He goes about his day eating different things. He eventually spins a cocoon and becomes a butterfly.

The Tale of Despereaux

The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread by kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering.

The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley

The Hero and the Crown Robin McKinley Read this in school. A good female hero, recommend for all young ladies.

Harold and the Purple Crayon

Fishpond Australia, Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson. Buy Books online: Harold and the Purple Crayon, ISBN Crockett Johnson

"More, More, More, Said the Baby" by Vera B. Williams

"More More More," Said the Baby (A Caldecott Honor book) Vera B. Williams, cute little toddler book

On Top of Spaghetti by Paul Brett Johnson

On Top of Spaghetti by Paul Brett Johnson - Was not able to read it to my ESL children, had to make up my own story. Wish I could find my old version, much easier and better explanations.

The Lemon Drop Jar by Christine Widman

Surely there is nothing that could brighten a cold winter day more than lemon drop painting. Come and see how we brightened our day with Lemon Drop Painting and more!

Have You Seen My Dragon? by Steve Light

Have You Seen My Dragon by Steve Light. A small boy asks the question as he travels uptown and down, searching for his friend. Readers will spot the beast along the way.

Once Upon An Alphabet by Oliver Jeffers

We LOVE oliver jeffers in this house! These short stories are just the best. Once Upon an Alphabet : Short stories for all the letters - Oliver Jeffers

Horton Hears a Who by Dr. Seuss

Seuss science activities and STEM projects to pair with favorite Dr. Try Cat In The Hat Slime, preschool Seuss science, oobleck, and more!

Go Away, Big Green Monster!

Lexile: Go Away, Big Green Monster! by Ed Emberley. Make the big green monster go away and get rid of nighttime fears. Recommended by Cathie Cooper.

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems This was our first Pigeon book, and Thomas Rex was immediately hooked! We've worn out one paperback copy and purchased another.

Toys Go Out by Emily Jenkins, illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky.

Toys Go Out by Emily Jenkins - Being the Adventures of a Knowledgable Stingray, a Toughy Little Buffalo, and Someone Called Plastic - Junior Library Guild selection, Parents Choice silver honor, Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List