Thursday, January 21, 2010

Choice Books for 4-5 Year Olds

  • Jesse Bear, What Will You Wear? by N.W. Carlstrom
  • The Little Rabbit by Judi Dunn
  • Ask Mr. Bear by Marjorie Flack
  • Blueberries For Sal by Robert McCloskey
  • Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
  • The Big Green Pocketbook by Candice Ransom
  • The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown
  • The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss
  • The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
  • Play With Me by Marie Hall Ets
  • Prayer for a Child by Rachel Field
  • Angus Lost by Marjorie Flack
  • Katy No-Pocket by Emmy Payne
  • We're Going On a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
  • Corduroy by Don Freeman
  • If Jesus Came to My House by Joan Gale Thomas
  • Caps For Sale: A Tale of a Peddler by Esphr Slobodkina
My children love these stories. The titles are taken from Jane Claire Lambert who created Before Five in a Row. I have used the guide in the past and enjoyed but these days I simply just read them to the little ones. If you choose to use the guide you can read more about it HERE.