I love to read. March 2nd was the NEA's Read Across America Day. It was a celebration of reading in honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday. This month I will be listing recommended books for all ages. To start off, I figured I would start with books for the youngest readers first.
Curious about members of Congress's favorite children's books? Click here to read their favorite books and their explanations why.
Books for Preschoolers
Corduroy by Don Freeman
Chicka Chick Boom Boom by Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault
I Love You Stinky Face by Lisa McCourt
Bear Snores On and Bear Wants More by Karma Wilson
Brown Bear, Brown Bear by Bill Martin Jr.
The Very Hungry Catepillar by Eric Carle
Goodnight, Gorilla by P. Rathmann
The Three Snow Bears by Jan Brett
The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise
Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney
Bunny My Hunny by Anita Jeram
Doggies and Barnyard Dance by Sandra Boynton
We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxbury
Jamberry by Bruce Degan
Peek-a-Boo by Janet and Allan Ahlberg
Counting Kisses by Karen Katz
How Dinosaurs Play With Their Friends by Jane Yolen and Mark Teague
Mommy? (pop-up book) by Maurice Sendak, Arthur Yorinks, and Matthew Reinhart
updated 3/9/10: Thanks to those of you who reminded me of some other favorites.
Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
Llama Llama Mad at Mama by Anna Dewdney
I should also mention that the Mommy? book is one of my daughter's favorites and is why I included it!
FREE Breast Pads
6 hours ago