There are some classic and popular books for kids that have been read countless times in our house. It’s great to have those favorites that get multiple reads, but sometimes you just don’t want to read the same book for the 100th time.
Here are some book recommendations that may be new to you that are great compliments to some your favorite classics!
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My boys love to chase the squirrels away from our bird feeder so this book was a huge hit in our house. All the animals take turns asking the squirrel to do things. But, the squirrel is too buys collecting food before winter arrives. At the end of the story, the busy squirrel is tuckered out from all of his collecting.
It’s out of print so check your library for a copy. Harry and Amos are both dogs who set out on an adventure while their owners are unaware of this mischief. The illustrations are even very similar.
If you are a fan of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? or Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? by Bill Martin Jr., then you will want to get Tiptoe Joe by Ginger Foglesong Gibson. We love, love, love this book!
Joe the bear tiptoes through the forest gathering the animals on a journey to see his special surprise. It’s such a fun read-aloud!
We really haven’t had our fill of Elephant and Piggie books by Mo Willems. They are some of our favorites. But, we also discovering new books. If you are a fan of Elephant and Piggie, check out A Splendid Friend Indeed by Suzanne Bloom.
This Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book is the tale of another two friends- Bear and Goose.
Or you might like Jonathan Fenske’s new book, Woodward and McTwee. It’s a story of a hippopotamus and a bird who love to play games. It’s also an early reader book so it’s perfect for beginning readers to read on their own.
If you enjoyed How to Train a Train by Jason Carter Eaton, check out When Dinosaurs Came with Everything by Elise Broach.
Unlikely pets make their way into homes in these two stories. So, what if you got a free dinosaur with everything you bought one day?
Six books for you to check out that just might become new classics and favorites in your house. My boys highly recommend all of these titles!
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