Books for Littles (Preschool and Lower Elementary Ages)

Book suggestions for preschoolers and younger elementary children: Please keep in mind that these are suggestions collected from Hip Homeschool Moms friends on Facebook. We (the HHM team members) have not read all of these books. You will need to use your own judgment about whether or not these books are appropriate for your own children.

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HHM Books for Young Children

A Fly Went By

10 Little Dinosaurs

Read-Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young

Favorite Nursery Rhymes from Mother Goose

A Beatrix Potter Treasury

Peter Rabbit Gift Set

Doctor De Soto

Velveteen Rabbit 

Make Way for Ducklings

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie 

If You Give a Moose a Muffin

If You Give a Cat a Cupcake

If You Give a Moose a Muffin

The Complete Tales of Winnie the Pooh

Dr. Seuss’s Beginner Book Collection

From Head to Toe by Eric Carle (board book)

Eric Carle Collection of Five Books 

Little Blue Truck

The Very Hungry Caterpillar 

Brown Bear Brown Bear What Do You See?

Bear Feels Sick

The Big Book of the Berenstain Bears

Diary of a Worm 

Little Whistle 

When The Root Children Wake Up

Bob Books, Set 1, Beginning Readers 

Bob Books, Set 2, Advancing Beginners

Bob Books, Set 3, Word Families

Bob Books, Sight Words, Kindergarten 

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus

Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late!

Eighteen Cousins

10 Minutes Till Bedtime

The Seven Silly Eaters

Morris Has a Cold 

Are You Ready to Play Outside? (An Elephant and Piggie Book)

We Are in a Book! (An Elephant and Piggie Book)

I’m a Frog! (An Elephant and Piggie Book)

Skippyjon Jones

Mr. Putter & Tabby Stir the Soup

Mr. Putter & Tabby Walk the Dog

Mr. Putter & Tabby Bake the Cake

Airmail to the Moon

The Incredible Book Eating Boy

Wabi Sabi 

LaRue Across America: Postcards from the Vacation (LaRue Books)

Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters from Obedience School (LaRue Books)

The Three Little Pigs and the Somewhat Bad Wolf

How I Spent My Summer Vacation (Dragonfly Books)

Giggle, Giggle, Quack

Click, Clack, MOO Cows that Type

Doreen Cronin Set of Eight Books

Froggy Learns to Swim

Froggy Bakes a Cake

Froggy Gets Dressed

Too Many Bunnies

Days with Frog and Toad

Frog and Toad All Year

Frog and Toad Are Friends

Good Night Gorilla

The Mine-O-Saur

The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything

How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight?

How Do Dinosaurs Clean Their Room?

Introducing Super Sporty (available in ebook only)

Too Many Frogs 

Just a Little Critter Collection (Little Critter Books)


If there are books for preschoolers and younger elementary aged children that you would like to share with us, please leave the name of the book (and the author if you know it–if not, that’s ok) in a comment. We will check back from time to time and add more books to the list. Thanks for sharing your suggestions with us! ~The Hip Homeschool Moms Team


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