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100 Books to Read with Your Preschooler


100 Books to Read with Your Preschooler

While being home during the CO-VID 19 pandemic, turning to books is a great way to connect and bond with your child! Reading books with your child is not only a great way to bond with your child but it is essential for development and growth. Whether reading to a newborn baby or with your preschooler research shows a direct link between daily reading and language, social and emotional development. Check out our favorite list of 100 books to read with your preschooler. Many of these books are read during our DaVinci Kids curriculum and are our students’ favorites!

Family Reading

  1. Pout Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen
  2. Little Blue Truckby Alice Schertle
  3. If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff
  4. Goodnight Moon Margaret Wise Brown
  5. This Little Trailblazer: A Girl Power Primer by Joan Holub
  6. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martain Jr. and John Archambault
  7. Chicka Chicka 1,2,3 by Bill Martain Jr. and John Archambault
  8. Our Peaceful Classroom by Aline D. Wolf
  9. The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
  10. The Velveteen Rabbit By Margery Williams
  11. The Family Book by Todd Parr
  12. The Peace Book by Todd Parr
  13. The Feelings Book by Todd Parr
  14. It’s Okay to Be Different by Todd Parr
  15. Marvelous Me: Inside and Out by Lisa Bullard
  16. I Like Myself by Karen Beaumont
  17. Stand Tall by Molly Lou Melon
  18. The Wonderful Things You Will Be by Emily Winfield Martin
  19. This is How We Do It by Matt Lamothe
  20. Oh Say Can You Seed? by Bonnie Worth
  21. From Seed to Plant by Gail Gibbons
  22. The Boy Who Grew Flowers by Jen Wojtowicz
  23. Career Day by Anne Rockwell
  24. Whose Tools Are These? by Sharon Katz Cooper
  25. Delivering Your Mail by Ann Owen
  26. Who Lives Here? by Nicola Davies
  27. Who’s in the Forest? by Phillis Geishator
  28. I Took a Walk by Henry Cole
  29. We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
  30. Meet the Orchestra by Anil Hayes
  31. Oh My Oh My Oh Dinosaurs by Sandra Boynton
  32. Dinosaur Dance by Sandra Boynton
  33. Going to Bed Book by Sandra Boynton
  34. Belly Button Book by Sandra Boynton
  35. Barnyard Dance by Sandra Boynton
  36. Snuggle Puppy by Sandra Boynton
  37. The Good Dinosaur by Bill Scollon
  38. Michael Recycle by Ellie Bethel
  39. The Wump World by Bill Pete
  40. The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle
  41. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  42. Brown Bear, Brown Bear by Eric Carle
  43. The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle
  44. The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle
  45. From Head to Toe by Eric Carle
  46. The Mixed-Up Chameleon by Eric Carle
  47. 1,2,3 to the Zoo by Eric Carle
  48. Little Cloud by Eric Carle
  49. From the Garde by Michael Dahl
  50. Little Sweet Potato by Amy Beth Bloom
  51. Monster’s Don’t Eat Broccoli by Barbara Jean Hicks
  52. Geography from A to Z by Jack Knowlton
  53. Good Night America by Adam Gamble
  54. Smart About the Fifty States by Jon Butler
  55. Landmarks by Katie Wilson
  56. A Rock Can Be… by Laura Purdie Salas
  57. Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes by Mem Fox
  58. Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein
  59. The Quiet Book by Deborah Underwood
  60. The Listening Walk by Paul Showers
  61. Wiggle and Waggle Caroline Arnold
  62. Sophie’s Masterpiece by Eileen Spinelli
  63. Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
  64. The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
  65. Oh, The Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss
  66. Fox in Socks by Dr. Seuss
  67. The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
  68. If I Ran the Circus by Dr. Seuss
  69. Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss
  70. One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss
  71. What Will Hatch by Jennifer Ward
  72. Ducks and Their Ducklings by Margaret Hall
  73. The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson
  74. Fish is Fish by Leo Lionni
  75. If Dogs Run Free by Bob Dylan
  76. Pet Show! By Ezra Jack Keats
  77. Let’s Get a Pet! By Chelsea Resnick
  78. P is for President by Wendy Cheyette Lewison
  79. Boy + Bot by Amy Dychman
  80. The Robot Book by Heather Brown
  81. Robots, Robots, Everywhere! By Sue Fliess
  82. Roaring Rockets by Tony Milton and Ant Parker
  83. Hello World! Solar System by Jill McDonald
  84. Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoll Walsh
  85. The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
  86. If I Built a Car by Brianna Caplan Sayres
  87. The Noisy Airplane Ride by Mike Downs
  88. The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper
  89. Kipper’s Book of Weather by Mick Inkpen
  90. Worm Weather by Jean Taft
  91. What Do Animals Do All Day? By Wendy Hunt
  92. Life-Sized Animal Tracks by John Townsend
  93. Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Williems
  94. The Book With No Picture by B.J. Novak
  95. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  96. I’ve Loved You Since Forever by Hoda Kotb
  97. You Are My Happy by Hoda Kotb
  98. The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
  99. Stellaluna by Janel Cannon
  100. Good Night My Honey Bunny by Tilly Temple

We hope you enjoy this list of 100 books to read with your preschooler and find some new favorites of your own!