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reading list - children's books

If you have any peaceful, positive books to recommend, please write! This is just the beginning, this area will be fine tuned and expanded.

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preschoolers & toddlers

ABC : A Child's First Alphabet Book by Alison Jay

I Took the Moon for a Walk by Carolyn Curtis, Alison Jay

If Kisses Were Colors by Janet Lawler, Alison Jay

William and the Night Train by Mij Kelly, Alison Jay

Picture This...: A Child's First Picture Book by Alison Jay

An Island in the Sun by Stella Blackstone, Nicoletta Ceccoli

When Moon Fell Down by Linda Smith, Kathryn Brown

Knick Knack Paddywhack by Paul O. Zelinsk

Dig Dig Digging by Margaret Mayo, Alex Ayliffe

Choo Choo Clickety-Clack! by Margaret Mayo, Alex Ayliffe

Construction Countdown by K.C. Olson

Miss Spider's ABC by David Kirk

Miss Spider's Tea Party : The Counting Book by David Kirk

How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? by Jane Yolen, Mark Teague

Good Night, Poppy and Max: A Bedtime Counting Book by Lindsey Gardiner

Papa, Please Get The Moon For Me by Eric Carle

The Very Hungry Caterpillar board book by Eric Carle

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr., Eric Carle

Mouse's First Spring by Lauren Thompson, Buket Erdogan

Mouse's First Summer by Lauren Thompson, Buket Erdogan

Mouse's First Halloween by Lauren Thompson, Buket Erdogan

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff, Felicia Bond

Daddy All Day Long by Francesca Rusackas, Priscilla Burris



arts & crafts

The Little Hands Big Fun Craft Book: Creative Fun for 2- To 6-Year-Olds by Judy Press, Loretta Trezzo Braren

for siblings (baby coming/new baby)


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AP books for kids

A Ride on Mother's Back: A Day of Baby Carrying around the World by Emery Bernhard, Durga Bernhard

The Cuddlers by Stacy Towle Morgan, Stacy Towle-Morgan, LA Leche League International, Marvin Jarboe (Illustrator)

Biggest Bed in the World
by Lindsay Camp, Jonathan Langley

A Gift for Baby
Story by Jan Hunt Art by Sunny Rosanbalm

I am always on the lookout for AP and Natural Living oriented books for children - if you have suggestions please :)

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read to your child

Summer reading at the library - storytimes & other programs!