1001 Books You Should Read

Cover of Fly, Little Bird
 From "1001 Children's Books You Should Read Before You Grow Up" list, here are the children's books for Babies - 3 years old recommended:

The Little Engine That Could  -  Watty Piper       
Pat the Bunny - Dorothy Kunhardt
Make Way for Ducklings - Robert McCloskey
The Runaway Bunny - Margaret Wise Brown
The Three Railway Engines - Reverend W. Awdry
Thomas the Tank Engine - Reverend W. Awdry
Goodnight Moon - Margaret Wise Brown
Lavender's Blue - Kathleen Lines
Bedtime for Frances - Russell Hoban
Miffy - Dick Bruna
Rosie's Walk - Pat Hutchins
The Elephant and the Bad Baby - Elfrida Vipont
The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Eric Carle
Mr. Grumpy's Outing - John Birmingham
Meg and Mog - Helen Nicoll
Good Night, Alfie Atkins - Gunilla Bergstrom
Little Brown Bear - Claude Lebrun
Little Spook's Baby Sister - Inger Sandberg
Fly, Little Bird - Francesco Tullio Atlan
Each Peach Pear Plum - Allan Ahlberg
Where's Spot - Eric Hill
The Baby's Catalogue - Alan Ahlberg
Dear Zoo - Rod Campbell
Good Dog, Carl - Alexandra Day
Bathwater's Hot - Shirley Hughes
Tickle, Tickle - Helen Oxenbury
Elmer - David McKee

We're Going on a Bear Hunt - Michael Rosen
Bunny Bath - Lena Anderson
Kipper - Mick Inkpen
Maisy Goes to Playschool - Lucy Cousins
Owl Babies - Martin Waddell
Handa's Surprise - Eileen Browne
Alvin Says Good Night - Ulf Lofgren
The Bear Went Over the Mountain - John Prater
Humphrey's Corner - Sally Hunter
Julian the Rabbit - Nicoletta Costa

I've read at least one third from the age group of this children's story book list. I shall continue with reading more exciting books with my grandson and advancing to the other suggested titles for ages 3+...  So, tell me please, what books have you read on this list that are worth buying that you would recommend to a friend?

Warmest Regards,

~ LadyD

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