Classic Books for Ages 2-4
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin
Children see a variety of animals, each one a different color, and a mother looking at them.
Clifford the Big Red Dog by Norman Bridwell
Clifford the Big Red Dog Board Book celebrates Clifford's 35th anniversary. The giant dog -- whose house is bigger than his owners', who bathes in the swimming pool, and occasionally catches the cars he chases --is now as remarkable for his longevity as he is for his size.
Goodnight Moon, by Margaret Wise Brown
In a great green room, tucked away in bed, a little bunny says goodnight to all the familiar things.
Harold and the Purple Crayon, by Crockett Johnson
This gentle story of a magical giant crayon shows children that their imagination is limitless. Enjoy this Magic Purple Pictures activity with your kids.
Pat the Bunny, by Edith Kunhardt Davies
In this beloved classic, Paul and Judy play peek-a-boo, smell flowers, look in the mirror, feel Daddy's scratchy face, and, of course, pat the bunny!
The Runaway Bunny, by Margaret Wise Brown
A little rabbit who wants to run away tells his mother how he will escape, but she is always right behind him.
Swimmy, by Leo Lionni
A little fish, the lone survivor of a school of fish swallowed by a tuna, devises a plan to camouflage himself and his new companions.
The Tale of Peter Rabbit, by Beatrix Potter
Mr. McGregor has two things on his mind when he sees Peter in his garden. One is the safety of his lettuces; the other is rabbit pie. Peter was warned not to go into Mr. McGregor's garden, but some little bunnies have to learn things the hard way.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
This is the delightful story of one very small and very hungry caterpillar who grows into a beautiful butterfly as he nibbles his way through the pages of the book.