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Favorite Picture Books


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Duck and Goose

Chester the Cat series (DD8 looooooooooves these)

Scaredy Squirrel (same author as Cheseter; I get a real kick out of these myself)

For your very littles, Everywhere Babies (I get teary-eyed with this one)

Library Mouse (inspired DD to write a bunch of little books herself)

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All the Carl (the Rottie dog) books

Goodnight, Gorilla

Owl Moon

The Big Red Barn

Say It! (I can never find this one--it's about a little kid taking a walk in the fall with the Daddy)


For when they are older--


Trina Schart Hyman's Snow White

Heckedy Peg

Chris Van Allsburg's Two Bad Ants


For K and above--

All Those Secrets of the World

Anything by Chris Van Allsburg, but esp The Wretched Stone, The Widow's Broom, The Stranger, and The Sweetest Fig

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Some of my favorite picture book authors:


Leo Lionni

Mo Willems

Lane Smith

William Joyce

Maurice Sendak


And this was eldest dd's favorite book:



Middle dd's:





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