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Preschooler Books

Good job, Little Bear! by Martin Waddell ; illustrated by Barbara Firth

McDuff moves in by Rosemary Wells ; illustrated by Susan Jeffers

Lilly's purple plastic purse by Kevin Henkes

A hat for Minerva Louise by Janet Morgan Stoeke

Where's my teddy? by Jez Alborough

Brown bear, brown bear, what do you see? by Bill Martin, Jr. ; pictures by Eric Carle

Berlioz the bear by written and illustrated by Jan Brett

Is your mama a llama? by Deborah Guarino ; illustrated by Steven Kellogg

There's an alligator under my bed by written and illustrated by Mercer Mayer

If you give a mouse a cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff ; illustrated by Felicia Bond

Chicken soup with rice : a book of months by Maurice Sendak

The very hungry caterpillar by Eric Carle

The story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf ; illustrated by Robert Lawson

Harry, the dirty dog by Gene Zion ; pictures by Margaret Bloy Graham

Pig Pig rides by David McPhail

Happy birthday, moon by Frank Asch

Kitten for a day by Ezra Jack Keats

Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey

Ask Mr. Bear; story and pictures by Marjorie Flack by Flack, Marjorie, 1897-1958

Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel; story and pictures by Virginia Lee Burton by Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968

Animals should definitely not wear clothing by written by Judi Barrett and drawn by Ron Barrett

Tacky the penguin by Helen Lester ; illustrated by Lynn Munsinger