Old and New Favorite Children's Books

A Listmania! list by Funaek
The list author says: "My designated job as aunt is to have fun with my niece and nephew and encourage and support their love for books. Will do! In looking for some good books for them over the past four years I have reread some oldies but goodies and discovered some new books to add to my favorites list. Here are a few that are part of my list now."
Tuesday
1.  Tuesday by David Wiesner
The list author says:
  "Great picture book of nocturnal frogs who have some fun at night in a suburban neighborhood."
$7.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (156 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Flotsam
2.  Flotsam by David Wiesner
The list author says:
  "A great picture book that starts with a discovery of a mysterious camera washed ashore on a beach and continues with the fascinating photos found within."
$9.65   Used & New from: $1.83
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (189 customer reviews)

How Rocket Learned to Read
3.  How Rocket Learned to Read by Tad Hills
The list author says:
  "Cute book about a bird teaching a dog how to read.  Has some good sections where you can spell and sound out easy words with your little ones."
$12.59   Used & New from: $3.50
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (105 customer reviews)

The Carnival of the Animals (Book and CD)
4.  The Carnival of the Animals (Book and CD) by Jack Prelutsky
The list author says:
  "Catchy and humorous rhymes accompanied with vibrant and beautiful illustrations.  Also comes with a CD with the rhymes, followed by the relevant portion of The Carnival of the Animals.  Great for reading/listening together or separately and also great if you're too tired to read aloud yourself."
$17.09   Used & New from: $2.56
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

Corduroy
5.  Corduroy by Don Freeman
The list author says:
  "One of my favorite classics.  I grew up with Corduroy and now so will my niece and nephew.  How can you not love this adorable little bear as he searches for his missing button so that he can look presentable enough to find a home and a friend?"
Used & New from: $0.68
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (509 customer reviews)

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Sector 7 (Caldecott Honor Book)
6.  Sector 7 (Caldecott Honor Book) by David Wiesner
The list author says:
  "Another great picture book by David Wiesner that follows a boy's enchanted journey from the top of the Empire State Building to a strange cloud factory in the sky."
$14.42   Used & New from: $0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)

Harry the Dirty Dog Board Book
7.  Harry the Dirty Dog Board Book by Gene Zion
The list author says:
  "Who didn't grow up loving Harry the Dirty Dog and wanting a dog just like Harry that you'd bathe in an old school tub with a bristle brush?  Classic story about a dog who doesn't like baths and runs away only to get so dirty that his family doesn't recognize him."
$7.19   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (157 customer reviews)

Officer Buckle & Gloria (Caldecott Medal Book)
8.  Officer Buckle & Gloria (Caldecott Medal Book) by Peggy Rathmann
The list author says:
  "Discovered this through my niece and nephew and love it as much as they do.  A great book about Officer Buckle and a police dog named Gloria sharing safety tips and learning the best safety tip ever."
$13.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (115 customer reviews)

The Foot Book (The Bright and Early Books for Beginning Beginners)
9.  The Foot Book (The Bright and Early Books for Beginning Beginners) by Dr. Seuss
The list author says:
  "My favorite Seuss book as an adult reading it aloud to kids.  There are no creepy and potentially scary creatures and it has a great catchy rhyme that my sister used to make an incredibly addictive song."
$7.19   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (104 customer reviews)

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