Compiled by the New
York Public Library with additions from the Connecticut State Library.)
Abuela by Arthur Dorros. Illustrated by Elisa
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad
Day by Judith Viorst. Illustrated by Ray Cruz.
Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing by Judi
Barrett. Illustrated by Ron Barrett.
Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock by Eric A.
Kimmel. Illustrated by Janet Stevens.
Andy and the Lion by James Daugherty.
Benny Bakes a Cake by Eve Rice.
Ben's Trumpet by Rachel
Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey.
The Bossy Gallito: A Traditional Cuban Folk Tale
Retold by Ludia M. Gonzalez. Illustrated by Lulu Delcre.
Bread and Jam for Frances by Russell Hoban.
Illustrated by Lillian Hoban.
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill
Martin Jr. Illustrated by Eric Carle.
Caps for Sale; A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys and
Their Monkey Business by Esphyr Slobodkina.
The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss. Illustrated by
A Chair for my Mother by Vera B. Williams.
The Chick and the Duckling translated from the
Russian of V. Suteyev by Mirra Ginsburg. Illustrated by Jose and Ariane
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr. and John
Archambault. Illustrated by Lois Ehlert.
Corduroy by Don Freeman.
Curious George by H. A.
The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash by Trinkia H.
Noble. Illustrated by Steven Kellogg.
Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell.
Doctor De Soto by
Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell. Illustrated by
The Fortune-Tellers by Lloyd Alexander.
Illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman.
Freight Train by Donald Crews.
George and Martha by James Marshall.
Go Away, Big Green Monster! by Ed
Goodnight Moon by Margaret W. Brown. Illustrated
by Clement Hurd.
Grandfather's Journey by Allen Say.
Happy Birthday, Moon by Frank
Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson.
Harry and the Dirty Dog by Gene Zion. Illustrated
by Margaret Graham.
Henny Penny illustrated by Paul
Horton Hatches the Egg by Dr. Seuss.
I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly illustrated
by Glen Rounds.
I Went Walking by Sue Williams. Illustrated by
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura J. Numeroff.
Illustrated by Felicia Bond.
Is it Red? Is it Yellow? Is it Blue? An Adventure
in Color by Tana Hoban.
It Could Always Be Worse: A Yiddish Folktale retold
and illustrated by Margot Zemach.
John Henry by Julius Lester. Illustrated by Jerry
The Judge: An Untrue Tale by Harve Zemach.
Illustrated by Margot Zemach.
Julius by Angela Johnson. Illustrated by Dav
Komodo! by Peter Sis.
Leo the Late Bloomer by Robert Kraus. Illustrated
by Jose Aruego.
Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo
The Little Dog Laughed and other Nursery Rhymes by
The Little Old Lady Who was Not Afraid of Anything
by Linda Williams. Illustrated by Megon Lloyd.
Little Red Riding Hood retold and illustrated by
Lunch by Denise Fleming.
Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile by Bernard
Madeline by Ludwig
Maisie Goes Swimming by Lucy Cousins.
Make Way For Ducklings by Robert McCloskey.
Martha Calling by Susan
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel by Virginia L.
Millions of Cats by Wanda Gag.
Miss Nelson is Missing by Harry Allard and James
Marshall. Illustrated by James Marshall.
Mr. Grumpy's Outing by John
The Monkey and the Crocodile retold and illustrated
by Paul Galdone.
Monkey Face by Frank
Morris' Disappearing Bag by Rosemary Wells.
Mouse Paint by Ellen S. Walsh.
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale
retold and illustrated by John Steptoe.
Mushroom in the Rain Adapted from the Russian of V.
Suteyev by Mirra Ginsburg. Illustrated by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey.
The Napping House by Audrey Wood. Illustrated by
Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy
Old Black Fly by Jim Aylesworth. Illustrated by
Over in the Meadow by John Langstaff. Illustrated
by Feodor Rojankovsky.
Owen by Kevin
Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me by Eric Carle.
Perez and Martina by Pura Belpre.
Pierre: A Cautionary Tale by Maurice
The Polar Express by Chris Van
The Random House book of Mother Goose: A Treasury of
386 Timeless Nursery Rhymes selected and illustrated by Arnold Lobel.
Rosie's Walk by Pat Hutchins.
Round Trip by Ann Jonas.
Rumpelstiltskin retold and illustrated by Paul O.
Seven Blind Mice by Ed Young.
The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats.
Stone Soup retold and illustrated by Marcia Brown.
The Story of Babar, The Little Elephant by Jean de
The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf.
Strega Nona by Tomie
Swamp Angel by Anne Isaacs. Illustrated by Paul O.
Swimmy by Leo
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William
The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter.
Ten, Nine, Eight by Molly Bang.
There's a Nightmare in my Closet by Mercer
The Three Billy Goats Gruff by P.C. Asbjfrnsen and
J.E. Moe. Illustrated by Marcia Brown.
The Three Robbers by Tomi
Tikki Tikki Tembo retold by Arlene Mosel.
Illustrated by Blair Lent.
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by A. Wolf
as told to John Scieszka. Illustrated by Lane Smith.
Tuesday by David
Two of Everything: A Chinese Folktale retold and
illustrated by Lily Toy Hong.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.
We're Going on a Bear Hunt retold by Michael
Rosen. Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury.
The Wheels on the Bus adapted and illustrated by
Paul O. Zelinsky.
When I was Young in the Mountains by Cynthia Rylant.
Illustrated by Diana Goode.
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice
Where's Spot? by Eric Hill.
Whistle for Willie by Ezra Jack Keats.
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears: A West African
Tale retold by Verna Aardema. Illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon.
Zomo the Rabbit: A Trickster Tale from West Africa
retold and illustrated by Gerald McDermott.