Tuesday, October 24, 2017

25 More Books about Halloween for Preschoolers

Patrons, parents, and caregivers loved our list of 25 Books about Halloween for Preschoolers last year, so this year our staff created a new list of their favorite creepy, crawly, and cute stories for this spooky season.

Stop by the library for a special trick-or-treat storytime and don't forget to take one of these frighteningly funny books home with you!
  1. Creepy Pair of Underwear by Aaron Reynolds
  2. Crankenstein by Samantha Berger
  3. There's a Monster in Your Book by Tom Fletcher
  4. In the Middle of Fall by Kevin Henkes
  5. The Runaway Mummy by Michael Rex
  6. The Hallo-Wiener by Dav Pilkey
  7. "What Was I Scared Of?" by Dr. Seuss in The Sneetches and Other Stories
  8. Go Away, Big Green Monster by Ed Emberley
  9. Mommy with art by Maurice Sendak, scenario by Arthur Yorinks, and paper engineering by  Matthew Reinhart
  10. Boris and Bella by Carolyn Crimi
  11. Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman
  12. Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds 
  13. Just Say Boo! by Susan Hood
  14. Thump, Quack, Moo: A Whacky Adventure by Doreen Cronin
  15. The Runaway Pumpkin by Kevin Lewis
  16. The Spider and the Fly by Mary Howitt
  17. Goodnight Goon: A Petrifying Parody by Michael Rex
  18. The Scariest Book Ever by Bob Shea
  19. Me and My Dragon: Scared of Halloween by David Biedrzycki
  20. The Spooky Box by Mark Gonyea
  21. Boo! Haiku by Deanna Caswell
  22. Mouse’s First Halloween by Lauren Thompson
  23. Little Boo by Stephen Wunderli
  24. I Want to Be in a Scary Story by Sean Taylor
  25. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

21 Books about Farms for Preschoolers

Happy Fall!

Autumn is finally here and we're excited to visit local farms to meet barnyard animals, take a ride on a tractor, and choose a pumpkin for carving and making pies.

Help your toddlers and preschoolers get into the spirit of the season with these 21 books all about farm animals, farmers, tractors, and all the fun you can find on a farm!
  1. The Cow Who Climbed a Tree by Gemma Merino
  2. Mrs. Wishy Washy’s Farm by Joy Cowley
  3. Punk Farm by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
  4. Moo! by David LaRochelle
  5. Tractor Saves the Day by Mandy Archer
  6. Meow Said the Cow by Emma Dodd
  7. The Red Hen by Rebecca Emberley
  8. Momma, Will You? by Dori Chaconas
  9. Hurry, Hurry by Eve Bunting
  10. Are You a Horse? by Andy Rash
  11. Chicks Run Wild by Sudpta Bardhan-Quallen
  12. Who Will Tuck Me in Tonight? by Carol Roth
  13. Buster Goes to Cowboy Camp by Denise Fleming
  14. Piggies in the Pumpkin Patch by Mary Peterson
  15. Cows to the Rescue by John Himmelman
  16. Sheep in a Jeep by Nancy Shaw
  17. Barnyard Banter by Denise Fleming
  18. Pigs in the Mud in the Middle of the Rud by Lynn Plourde
  19. Go Sleep in Your Own Bed! by Candace Fleming
  20. Tractor Day by Candice F. Ransom
  21. Dinosaur Farm by Frann Preston-Gannon

Friday, August 25, 2017

21 Books About Space for Preschoolers

After experiencing Monday’s total solar eclipse, we’re seeing lots of little patrons around the library clutching books about the solar system.

Ignite their imaginations and answer their questions with simple facts about space with this mix of fiction and non-fiction picture books about space.

  1. The Solar System by Emily Bone
  2. Chicken in Space by Adam Lehrhaupt
  3. Exploring Space by David Conrad
  4. Zoom, Rocket, Zoom by Margaret Mayo
  5. Space Vehicles by Martha E. H. Rustad
  6. Sheep Blast Off! by Nancy Shaw
  7. Show Me Space: My First Picture Encyclopedia by Steve Kortenkamp
  8. Dinosaur Rocket by Penny Dale
  9. A Trip Into Space by Lori Haskins Houran
  10. Zoom! Zoom! Zoom! I’m Off to the Moon! by Dan Yaccarino
  11. Curious George Discovers Space by Monica Perez
  12. Touchdown Mars: An ABC Adventure by Peggy Wethered
  13. What is in Space? by Vita Jiménez
  14. Oliver Who Would Not Sleep by Mara Bergman
  15. What Is the Moon Made Of? And Other Questions Kids Have About Space by Donna H. Bowman
  16. Higher! Higher! by Leslie Patricilli
  17. What Do Astronauts Do? by Carmen Bredeson
  18. Krong! by Garry Parsons
  19. If You Decide to Go to the Moon by Faith McNulty
  20. The Way Back Home by Oliver Jeffers
  21. Caroline's Comets: A True Story by Emily Arnold McCully