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Books for speech and language development

Michael M
The list author says: "Here are some of my favorite books that I use often to teach speech and language skills to young children. My favorites tend to be interactive, colorful, and predictable books. I also love wordless books that allow children to make up their own stories."
Dear Zoo: A Lift-The-Flap Book [DEAR ZOO 25TH ANNIV/E-LIFT]
Dear Zoo: A Lift-The-Flap Book [DEAR ZOO 25TH ANNIV/E-LIFT]
"A fun lift-the-flap book that teaches animal vocabulary.  Allows natural opportunities for answering questions and making predictions."
GOOD NIGHT, GORILLA (Picture Puffins)
GOOD NIGHT, GORILLA (Picture Puffins)
"A classic story about a gorilla who steals the zookeeper's keys and lets the animals out of their cages.  Great for working on animal vocabulary and the /g/ sound."
Goodnight Moon
Goodnight Moon
"Another classic story.  Teaches vocabulary and the /g/ sound."
Once Upon a Time...
Once Upon a Time...
"This book features press out pieces that allows the reader the change the story again and again."
Ahoy, Pirate Pete (Change-The-Story Books)
Ahoy, Pirate Pete (Change-The-Story Books)
"Another change-the-story book with press-out pieces that allows children to change the story again and again."
The Lion & the Mouse
The Lion & the Mouse
"A wordless picture book that allows the child to create the story on their own. Great for eliciting a spontaneous speech/language sample!"
Good Dog, Carl
Good Dog, Carl
"Carl books are wordless picture books that children love.  A wordless picture book that allows the child to create the story on their own. Great for eliciting a spontaneous speech/language sample!"
"Hi, Pizza Man!"
"Hi, Pizza Man!"
"This is my all time favorite book!  A fun way to teach greeting skills, vocabulary, and making predictions."
Just a Little Critter Collection (Little Critter)
Just a Little Critter Collection (Little Critter)
"Little Critter books are great for working on grammar (pronouns he/she, word endings -ing)."
My
My
"Jane Moncure has a whole set of books designed to teach individual letter sounds.  The stories are pretty basic but they offer many opporunities to practice targeted sounds."
Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? Book of Wonderful Noises (Bright & Early Books)
Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? Book of Wonderful Noises (Bright & Early Books)
"Fun way to work on imitation skills and sound effects"
I Went Walking/Sali de paseo: Lap-Sized Board Book
I Went Walking/Sali de paseo: Lap-Sized Board Book
"A repetitive, predictable story that teaches farm animal vocabulary and pronoun "I""
The Way I Feel
The Way I Feel
"Colorful pictures teach feelings vocabulary"
How to Be a Friend: A Guide to Making Friends and Keeping Them (Dino Life Guides for Families)
How to Be a Friend: A Guide to Making Friends and Keeping Them (Dino Life Guides for Families)
"A great book for teaching social skills"
Animal Noises (Copy Cats Spinner Board Books)
Animal Noises (Copy Cats Spinner Board Books)
"A fun spinner board book that children love.  Teaches animal vocabulary and animal sounds."
That's Not My Train (Usbornetouchy-Feely)
That's Not My Train (Usbornetouchy-Feely)
"Kids love these touchy feely books.  Great for teaching qualitative concepts such as soft, smooth, bumpy, etc."
Pat the Bunny (Touch and Feel Book)
Pat the Bunny (Touch and Feel Book)
"This book has been around for ages but the interactive aspect makes it a favorite!"
Tuesday
Tuesday
"Another wordless picture book that children love.  Children make up the story as they go.  An easy way to get a spontaneous speech/language sample."
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
"Eric Carle books have colorful simple pictures and predictable stories that children love.  Great way to work on colors, animals, present progressive -ing, and pronoun "I"."
Rosie's Walk
Rosie's Walk
"This classic story teaches prepositions (under, around, on)."
Tall
Tall
"Teaches the concept of "tall"!"
Opposites
Opposites
"A fun book for teaching opposites"
The Marvelous Misadventures of Fun-Boy
The Marvelous Misadventures of Fun-Boy
"This is a hilarious wordless book that older children will enjoy."