Books with Movement

Bigger Than Daddy by Harriet Ziefert
Edward wants to be bigger than Daddy, so for one afternoon they pretend to exchange places.

Bunny Cakes by Rosemary Wells
At the store, the grocer can't read the shopping list of cake ingredients until Max solves the problem by drawing a picture.

Cinderella adapted by Barbara Karlin
In her haste to flee the palace before the fairy godmother's magic loses effect, Cinderella leaves behind a glass slipper. A humorous retelling of the classic tale.

From Head to Toe by Eric Carle
Encourages the reader to exercise by following the movements of various animals; presented in a question and answer format.

The Gingerbread Boy by Paul Galdone
The Gingerbread Boy eludes the hungry grasp of everyone he meets until he happens upon a fox more clever than he.

The Gunniwolf by Wilhelmina Harper
A little girl, cautioned never to go into the jungle, wanders in deeper and deeper while searching for flowers and is suddenly confronted yb the Gunniwolf.

If You're Happy and You Know it by James Warhola
Jungle animals sing the verses of this popular song that encourages everyone to express their happiness through voice and movement.

Press here by Herve Tullet
This captivating book is a completely new experience in reading and interactive play.

Strega Nona by Tomie dePaola
When Strega Nona leaves him alone with her magic pasta pot, Big Anthony is determined to show the townspeople how it works.

Tacky the Penguin by Helen Lester
Tacky the penguin does not fit in with his sleek and graceful companions, but his odd behavior comes in handy when hunters come with maps and traps.

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear: A Traditional Rhyme adapted and illustrated by Timothy Bush
In this beautifully illustrated version of the beloved rhyme "Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear" readers will follow a teddy bear's adventures trying to get home.

The Three Bears adapted and illustrated by Paul Galdone
Three bears return from a walk and find a little girl asleep in baby bear's bed.

The Three Billy Goats Gruff adapted and illustrated by Paul Galdone
Retells the traditional tale of the three billy goats who trick a troll that lives under the bridge.

Three Little Rigs by David Gordon
Three little rigs look for help when the big, bad wrecking ball comes to destroy their garages.


Wordless Books

Wordless Books convey stories through pictures. By giving children the chance to tell the story themselves, wordless books help children develop language skills and a sense of sequence.

A Ball for Daisy by Christopher Raschka
A wordless picture book about the fun a dog can have with her ball.

A Boy, a Dog, and a Frog by Mercer Mayer
Tells in pictures a boy's unsuccessful attempst to catch a frog.

Carl's Masquerade by Alexandra Day
Carl, a large dog, and the baby in his charge fit right in when they follow Mom and Dady to a masquerade party.

Chalk by Bill Thompson
Three children who go to a park on a rainy day find some chalk and draw pictures that come to life.

Dinosaur Dream by Robin Michael Koontz
A boy who loves dinosaurs is taken on a journey to their prehistoric land one night.

I See a Song by Eric Carle
Brightly colored forms represent music played by the violin.

The Lion & the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney
In this wordless retelling of an Aesop fable, an adventuresome mouse proves that even small creatures are capable of great deeds when he rescues the King of the Jungle.

The Snowman by Raymond Briggs
When his snowman comes to life, a little boy invites him home and in return is taken on a flight high above the countryside.

Times Flies by Donald Crews
Readers follow the journey of a big red truck from loading to unloading.

Wave by Suzy Lee
A little girl goes from being afraid of the roaring waves to playing on the shore while gulls soar overhead.

Welcome to the Zoo by Alison Jay
Small stories and enchanting details invite curious eyes to explore an imaginary zoo where there are no cages.

Where's Walrus? by Stephen Savage
Follow Walrus on a spree through the big city as he tries on different hats to disguise himself from the chasing zookeeper.