A Splendid Friend, Indeed, by Suzanne Bloom
When a studious polar bear meets an inquisitive goose, they learn to be friends
Madeline, by Ludwig Bemelmans
Madeline, smallest and naughtiest of the twelve little charges of Miss Clavel, wakes up one night with an attack of appendicitis.
The Mitten, by Jan Brett
Several animals sleep snugly in Nicki's lost mitten until the bear sneezes
Goodnight Moon, by Margaret Wise Brown
Goodnight to each of the objects in the great green room: goodnight chairs, goodnight comb, goodnight air.
Mr. Grumpy's Outing, by John Birningham
Mr. Gumpy accepts more and more riders on his boat until the inevitable occurs.
The Little House, by Virginia Lee Burton
A country house is unhappy when the city, with all its buildings and traffic, grows up around her.
The Very Hungry Catepillar, by Eric Carl
Follows the progress of a hungry little caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep. Die-cut pages illustrate what the caterpillar ate on successive days. On board pages.
Miss Rumphius, by Barbara Cooney
Great-aunt Alice Rumphius was once a little girl who loved the sea, longed to visit faraway places, and wished to do something to make the world more beatiful.
Click, Clack, Moo, by Doreen Cronin
When Farmer Brown's cows find a typewriter in the barn they start making demands, and go on strike when the farmer refuses to give them what they want.
Strega Nona: an original tale, by Tomie De Paola
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When Strega Nona leaves him alone with her magic pasta pot, Big Anthony is determined to show the townspeople how it works.
Millions of Cats, by Wanda Gag
How can an old man and his wife select one cat from a choice of millions and trillions?
The Snowy Day, by Ezra Jack Keats
The adventures of a little boy in the city on a very snowy day.
The Story of Ferdinand, by Munro Leaf
Ferdinand likes to sit quietly and smell the flowers, but one day he gets stung by a bee and his snorting and stomping convince everyone that he is the fiercest of bulls.
A Color of his Own, by Leo Lionni
A little chameleon is distressed that he doesn't have his own color like other animals.
Make Way for Ducklings, by Robert McCloskey
Mr. and Mrs. Mallard proudly return to their home in the Boston Public Garden with their eight offspring.
Paper Bag Princess, by Robert Munsch
A princess outsmarts a dragon and gets rid of him for good. In the process, she finds that it is better to be a smart princess than a pretty one.
The Tale of Peter Rabbit, by Beatrix Potter
Peter disobeys his mother by going into Mr. McGregor's garden and almost gets caught.
Curious George, by H.A. Rey
The curiosity of a newly-captured monkey gets him into continual trouble.
We're Going on a Bear Hunt, by Michael Rosen
Brave bear hunters go through grass, a river, mud, and other obstacles before the inevitable encounter with the bear forces a headlong retreat.
Where the Wild Things Are, by 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.
Caps for Sale, by Ephyr Slobodkina
A band of mischievous monkeys steals every one of a peddler's caps while he takes a nap under a tree.
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, by William Steig
In a moment of fright Sylvester the donkey asks his magic pebble to turn him into a rock but then cannot hold the pebble to wish himself back to normal again .
Joseph Had an Overcoat, By Simms Taback
A very old overcoat is recycled numerous times into a variety of garments.
Ira Sleeps Over, by Bernard Waber
A little boy is excited at the prospect of spending the night at his friend's house but worries how he'll get along without his teddy bear.
Farmer Duck, by Martin Waddell
When a kind and hardworking duck nearly collapses from overwork, while taking care of a farm because the owner is too lazy to do so, the rests of the animals get together and chase the farmer out of town
The Napping House, by Audrey Wood
In this cumulative tale, a wakeful flea atop a number of sleeping creatures causes a commotion, with just one bite.
Harry, the Dirty Dog, by Gene Zion
When a white dog with black spots runs away from home, he gets so dirty his family doesn't recognize him as a black dog with white spots.