Irene's favorite childrens books for age 4-8

A Listmania! list by Irene Schmidt
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The list author says: "These books are the ones i keep reading again and again because they have good stories, great vocabulary, and a good message."
Burt Dow, Deep-Water Man (Picture Puffins)
1.  Burt Dow, Deep-Water Man (Picture Puffins) by Robert McCloskey
The list author says:
  "great, funny, classic book- aims high- no dumbed down language for kids!"
$6.33   Used & New from: $0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse
2.  Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes
The list author says:
  "henkes best,"
$10.16   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (94 customer reviews)

Stellaluna
3.  Stellaluna by Janell Cannon
Used & New from: $13.28
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (207 customer reviews)

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Miss Rumphius
4.  Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney
$4.51   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (171 customer reviews)

Nutik, the Wolf Pup
5.  Nutik, the Wolf Pup by Jean Craighead George
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Amos & Boris
6.  Amos & Boris by William Steig
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)

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The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge: Restored Edition
7.  The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge: Restored Edition by Hildegarde Hoyt Swift
$7.20   Used & New from: $0.05
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

Where the Wild Things Are
8.  Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
$10.69   Used & New from: $0.35
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (910 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Edward and the Pirates
9.  Edward and the Pirates by David M. McPhail
$17.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Three Days on a River in a Red Canoe (Reading Rainbow Books)
10.  Three Days on a River in a Red Canoe (Reading Rainbow Books) by Vera B. William
$6.29   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

The Eleventh Hour: A Curious Mystery
11.  The Eleventh Hour: A Curious Mystery by Graeme Base
The list author says:
  "wow this is so much better than i even expected!"
$9.82   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (120 customer reviews)

Gingerbread Baby
12.  Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett
$12.85   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (85 customer reviews)

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
13.  Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems
$13.45   Used & New from: $6.55
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (436 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Olivia
14.  Olivia by Ian Falconer
$9.94   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (218 customer reviews)

Chicken Soup with Rice: A Book of Months
15.  Chicken Soup with Rice: A Book of Months by Maurice Sendak
$5.39   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (109 customer reviews)

Angelina Ballerina
16.  Angelina Ballerina by Katharine Holabird
The list author says:
  "gorgeous illustrations!"
$11.29   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)

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Audio cd only? 0 May 6, 2014
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Has anyone read "The Adventures of Blackberry and Whiskers" 0 Mar 7, 2008
pronunciation of book character names 0 Feb 28, 2008
narrators style 0 May 2, 2007
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