Great Books To Start Your Child's Library

A Listmania! list by Karla T (Wyncote, PA USA)
The list author says: "Having a library for your children is an invaluable way to create time together. Every night, my kids pick one book and I will select one book as well. We read together before I tuck them in. Its a special time that we share and it has created a love of reading and a higher level of comprehension that are building blocks for a successful future."
Corduroy (40th Anniversary Edition)
1.  Corduroy (40th Anniversary Edition) by Don Freeman
The list author says:
  "This book was suggested by a reading program and is usually a book that your children will have in school.  Your kids will make the home/school connection, which is neat."
$14.83   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (460 customer reviews)

The Pout-Pout Fish (A Pout-Pout Fish Adventure)
2.  The Pout-Pout Fish (A Pout-Pout Fish Adventure) by Deborah Diesen
The list author says:
  "When reading this book, you need to do voices.  Your kids will love it.  Make sure that you smooch their little heads when the time comes!"
$11.60   Used & New from: $2.56
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (423 customer reviews)

The Pout-Pout Fish in the Big-Big Dark (A Pout-Pout Fish Adventure)
3.  The Pout-Pout Fish in the Big-Big Dark (A Pout-Pout Fish Adventure) by Deborah Diesen
The list author says:
  "After reading the first book, I wrote a letter to Deborah Diesen letting her know how much we loved this book.  SHE WROTE BACK!  We are live long fans of hers now. 

When reading this book, your kids will remember the "chorus" after a while and you will start to read together."
$13.11   Used & New from: $3.74
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (65 customer reviews)

The Very Quiet Cricket
4.  The Very Quiet Cricket by Eric Carle
The list author says:
  "This book is amazing and has a very special surprise at the end."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (125 customer reviews)

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Ibaby: Goodnight, Baby
5.  Ibaby: Goodnight, Baby by Ana Martín Larrañaga
The list author says:
  "My boys love to tuck each farm baby in next to their mamas.  Yours will too!"
$8.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Finklehopper Frog
6.  Finklehopper Frog by Brian Lies
The list author says:
  "Teaches your kids about being yourself despite others laughing at them."
$7.16   Used & New from: $0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Skippyjon Jones
7.  Skippyjon Jones by Judy Schachner
The list author says:
  "All of the Skippyjon Jones books are really fun to read.  This was our first, but certainly not the last."
$6.29   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (463 customer reviews)

Walter the Farting Dog: Trouble At the Yard Sale
8.  Walter the Farting Dog: Trouble At the Yard Sale by William Kotzwinkle
The list author says:
  "We just started reading about Walter, but we really like him.  A fun story about a dog who has really, really, bad gas."
$6.29   Used & New from: $0.01
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews)

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Karla T (Wyncote, PA USA)
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Last updated: 9/13/11
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