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"If the track is tough and the hill is rough, THINKING you can just ain't enough!" [Tell Me!]

Kids Read at the Library

Books for Very Young Children     View List as Printable PDF

Perfect for reading with 1-3 year olds

Perfect for reading with 1-3 year olds

Balancing act

Balancing act
by Walsh, Ellen Stoll
JEASY WAL
Two mice have fun playing on a teeter-totter, but as more and larger friends join them, it becomes increasingly difficult to stay balanced.

Blue sea

Blue sea
by Kalan, Robert
JEASY KAL
Several fishes of varying size introduce space relationships and size differences.

Carl's snowy afternoon

Carl's snowy afternoon
by Day, Alexandra
JEASY DAY
When her parents leave her with a babysitter, Madeleine sneaks outside to play with Carl, their Rottweiler, on a snowy afternoon.

Cookie's week

Cookie's week
by Ward, Cindy
JEASY WAR
Cookie the cat gets into a different kind of mischief every day of the week.

First the egg

First the egg
by Seeger, Laura Vaccaro
J 571.8 SEE
A picture book about transformations such as egg to chicken.

Flip, flap, fly!

Flip, flap, fly!
by Root, Phyllis
JEASY ROO
A baby bird, fish, snake, otter, duck, mouse, and child merrily meet at a pond after being helped by their mamas all morning.

Gossie

Gossie
by Dunrea, Olivier
JEASY DUN
Gossie is a gosling who likes to wear bright red boots every day, no matter what she is doing, and so she is heartbroken the day the boots are missing and she can't find them anywhere.

Hello, baby!

Hello, baby!
by Fox, Mem
JEASY FOX
A baby encounters a variety of young animals, including a clever monkey, a hairy warthog, and a dusty lion cub, before discovering the most precious creature of all.

Higher! Higher!

Higher! Higher!
by Patricelli, Leslie
JEASY PAT
A little girl. One swing. An obliging dad. The inevitable plea to go "Higher! Higher!" An everyday pastime reaches new heights of humor and whimsy. How high can it go? Higher than a giraffe? Taller than a mountain? Is Earth the final frontier?

I am a backhoe

I am a backhoe
by Hines, Anna Grossnickle
JEASY HIN
A young boy imagines himself to be different types of trucks as he plays in the sand.

Maggie's ball

Maggie's ball
by George, Lindsay Barrett
JEASY GEO
When Maggie the dog goes searching for her missing ball, she finds a lot of different things--including a new friend.

Miranda's beach day

Miranda's beach day
by Keller, Holly
JEASY KEL
Miranda and Mama spend a fun day at the beach building castles and catching sand crabs, and Miranda learns that just like the sand and the sea, she and her mother will always be together.

On your potty, Little Rabbit

On your potty, Little Rabbit
by Amant, Kathleen
JEASY AMA
On Your Potty, Little Rabbit is a children's picture book about potty training. Anna asks her little toy rabbit if he needs to use the potty - but he doesn't seem to know what to do. Anna tells him all about it and goes through each step involved in using the potty. This book is designed to introduce children to potty training and is told with simple text and bright, colourful illustrations.

Push button

Push button
by Aliki
JEASY ALI
A little boy who loves pushing buttons of all kinds ends up with such a sore finger that he must play with other things.

Sleepy, oh so sleepy

Sleepy, oh so sleepy
by Fleming, Denise
JEASY FLE
Depicts a number of animal babies sleeping as a mother puts her own baby to bed.

The baby's game book

The baby's game book
by Wilner, Isabel
JEASY
Rhymes, illustrations, and instructions present a variety of simple games to play with babies, including foot tapping, knee rides, finger play, peek-a-boo, and tickle games.

Tip tip dig dig

Tip tip dig dig
by Garcia, Emma
JEASY GAR
Describes how various earthmoving trucks clean up a dump and make a playground, discussing what such machines as diggers, mixers, bulldozers, and cranes can do.

What if?

What if?
by Seeger, Laura Vaccaro
JEASY SEE
What if a boy found a beach ball and kicked it into the ocean? What if two seals found it and began to play? What if a third seal appeared on the beach looking for a friend? Enjoy this visit to the beach and the chance to guess what happens when different choices are made.

Who is driving?

Who is driving?
by Timmers, Leo
JEASY TIM
Easy-to-read text invites the reader to guess which animal is driving each of seven vehicles based on how they are dressed, then reveals their destinations and the vehicles' sounds.