Kids Books

Whether we are on long road trips, or just hanging around our house we are always on the search for fun Pre-K and toddler books. Our goal is to read 1,000 books before the girls go to kindergarten. We started this quest through our public library.

Here are some of our current favorite books. Click on the picture to purchase through Amazon, or check them out at your local library.

Rex wrecks it!

This book is sweet, funny and very relate-able for our 4-year-old who gets frustrated when her little sister stomps on her magna-tiles creations.

Goatilocks and the three bears

by Erica S. Pearl, illustrated by Arthur Howard. This book follows the familiar Goldilocks theme that we love, but adds a hysterical twist!

Chicka chicka boom boom

by Bill Martin Jr and John Archambault, illustrated by Lois Ehlert. This book is such a fun way to bring the alphabet to life. It’s one of our all-time favorites.

volcano geo facts

by Izzi Howell. This book is a little advanced for our age group (recommended for 8-12 years), but our preschooler is interested in volcanoes. We are reading through sections of this book to help answer some of her great questions.


Good night moon

by Margaret Wise Brown, pictures by Clement Hurd. This classic bedtime book is read again and again at our house.

brown bear, brown bear, what do you see?

by Bill Martin Jr./Eric Carle. There is a lot to love about this board book including repetition, learning colors and animals.

i know a wee piggy

by Kim Norman, pictures by Henry Cole. This book goes along with the tune ‘I know an old lady who swallowed a fly.’ A little pig makes mischief at a state fair. This rhyming book is great for practicing colors.

the very cranky bear

by Nick Bland. This rhyming books teaches what it means to be a thoughtful friend.

I ain’t gonna paint no more!

by Karen Beaumont, illustrated by David Catrow. This book is written to the tune, ‘It ain’t gonna rain no more’ and tells the story of a naughty little boy who keeps getting into paints of every color much to the dismay of his mom who has to clean up the mess.