Moonbear's Dream
Frank Asch*

When Moonbear and his friend Little Bird see a kangaroo in the backyard, they think they must be dreaming, so they do things they would not do if they were awake.
Tumble Me Tumbily
Karen Baicker

Rhyming text presents the play, food, animal friends, and sleepy end of a toddler's day.
Secret Seahorse
Stella Blackstone*

A sea horse leads the reader past coral reefs and underwater creatures to a sea horse family hidden in a cave.
Where Do I Sleep?
Jennifer Blomgren

Rhyming text describes some of the young animals--from a gray wolf pup and a horned puffin to a cougar kit and a small brown bat--as they settle down to sleep.
Jan Brett*

After working together to obtain honey, the African honey badger always shares it with his partner, the honeyguide bird, until one day when the honey badger becomes greedy and his feathered friend decides to teach him a lesson.
Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown

Goodnight to each of the objects in the great green room: goodnight chairs, goodnight comb, goodnight air.
Can You Cuddle Like a Koala?
John Butler*

Rhyming text describes how various animals move and encourages readers to copy the animals movements.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle*

Follows the progress of a hungry little caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep.
Burger Boy
Alan Durant

Benny hates vegetables and eats nothing but hamburgers, until the day his mother's prediction proves true and he turns into a walking, talking--and running--burger.
Wag a Tail
Lois Ehlert*

Assorted graduates of the Bow Wow School meet at a farmers market and a dog park, where most of them remember their obedience training.
Barnyard Banter
Denise Fleming*

All the farm animals are where they should be, clucking and mucking, mewing and cooing, except for the missing goose.
Don Freeman

A toy bear in a department store wants a number of things, but when a little girl finally buys him he finds what he has always wanted most of all.
Kristine O'Connell George

A child discovers that a book can be many things, and is ultimately enjoyed by everyone!
Kitten's First Full Moon
Kevin Henkes*

When Kitten mistakes the full moon for a bowl of milk, she ends up tired, wet, and hungry trying to reach it.
Silly Suzy Goose
Petr Horacek

Suzy longs to be different from all the other geese, but learns that imitating a lion may not be the best way to express her individuality.
The Doorbell Rang
Pat Hutchins*

Each time the doorbell rings, there are more people who have come to share Ma's wonderful cookies.
Mama, Do You Love Me?
Barbara Joosse*

A child living in the Arctic learns that a mother's love is unconditional.
Princess Baby
Karen Katz*

A little girl does not like any of the nicknames her parents have for her-- she wants to be called by her "real" name, Princess Baby.
The Snowy Day
Ezra Jack Keats*

Peter wakes up to a world covered in white and decides to adventure in the city on a very snowy day.
Farfallina and Marcel
Holly Keller

A caterpillar and a young goose become great friends, but as they grow up they undergo changes which separate them for awhile.
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Bill Martin Jr. *

Children see a variety of animals, each one a different color, and a teacher looking at them.
Fancy Nancy
Jane O'Connor

A young girl who loves fancy things helps her family to be fancy for one special night.
If you enjoy this title, make sure to check out Fancy Nancy's other adventures!
Not a Box
Antoinette Portis

To an imaginative bunny, a box is not always just a box.
Cornelius P. Mud, Are You Ready for Bed?
Berney Saltzberg

Cornelius the pig has his own style when preparing for bed, but he does not really feel ready until he gets a hug.
Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak*

A naughty little boy, sent to bed without his supper, sails to the land of the wild things where he becomes their king.
Joseph Had A Little Overcoat
Simms Taback

A very old overcoat is recycled numerous times into a variety of garments.
Five Little Chicks
Nancy Tafuri*

Five chicks and their mother peck in the corn patch in search of breakfast.
Do Lions Live On Lily Pads?
Tim Warnes

Readers learn all about where animals live--and where they don't--in this silly book filled with adorable illustrations and engaging text that keep children guessing at what comes next.
Jazz Baby
Lisa Wheeler

Baby and his family make some jazzy music.
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale
Mo Willems*

After Trixie and daddy leave the laundromat, something very important turns up missing.