What are some of your favorite books to read your child?

Allie - posted on 01/18/2011 ( 10 moms have responded )

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I feel like my son wants me to read the same books over and over again.. but I don't always mind when they're books that I actually enjoy.

I love reading:
Llama Llama Red Pajama
PJ Funny Bunny
His toddler Bible (Noah's Ark and Jonah are the favorite stories)
When Pigasso Met Mootise
Chicka Chika BOOM BOOM
Time For Bed
Because a Little Bug went KACHOOO


I was just curious what other mom's favorites were...

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Cherl - posted on 11/07/2011

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Chicka Chicka Boom Boom! love that book!
I will never not ever eat a tomato
Where the Wild Thing Are
Me and Mommy
Mommy's Little Girl (for my 1 year old)
Cordouroy
and many others! We have a big array of childrens books, I love reading to my kids

Heather - posted on 10/14/2011

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HHmm...My family (my three year old, five year old, and me) prefer the orginal books that are cute and rhyme. Like...a few of our favorites are...

Cloud Cuckoo Land

The Fish Who Could Wish

The Duck Got Stuck

My School Is a Zoo

Rachel Fister's Blister

Aliens Love Underpants

Inside a Zoo In The City

Quick As a Cricket

Good Thing You're Not An Octopus

Marshmallow Clouds

Ten Little Dinosaurs

Jamberry

Gerald Mcboing Boing

Jonathan Jasper Jeremy Jones

and my personal favorite is one I read the kids to teach them empathy (and it works) though it makes me a sad a little...it's called "For Every Child a Better World" and it talks about how there are kids out there who have no homes or medicine...almost no food and or live in a place where there's war. It's a good book to help your kids appreciate everything they have too (and one of the only ones on the list that doesn't Rhyme).

** We also really liked the books mentioned Llama Llama Red Pajama, Because a Little Bug Went Kachoo, I Love You Stinky Face, and other Dr Suess..

Jennifer - posted on 08/19/2011

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His all time favorite Chicka Chicka Boom Boom. Close second Bugs For Lunch. Go To Bed and Dinosaur Valley.

Nichola - posted on 02/25/2011

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My son won't let me read anything else apart from Green Eggs and Ham, There's a Wocket in my Pocket and The Fox in Socks. I think he likes that they rhyme. I nearly know the stories without looking at the books now :)

Kristin - posted on 02/24/2011

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My son loves everything Thomas the Tank Engine lol all the stories included! But he really likes these too..

Guess how much I love you..(in the Winter, Fall, etc.)
I love you Stinky Face
Where oh Where is Huggle Buggle Bear
Goodnight Moon
Little Bunny's Bedtime

if you are tired of some of them, just put them away for a little bit (obviously not it he notices and gets upset) and whip out some oldies but goodies or some new ones. I do that with book and toys :) Gotta keep things interesting!

Angela - posted on 02/22/2011

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my daughter likes to have the same books read to her too. Sometimes i will choose the books as she is ALWAYS picking out the same ones but most times i don't mind. She loves the 'Spot' books, 'Eye Spy' books, 'the Very Hungry Catterpillar' and the classic Walt Disney books.

Monika - posted on 02/20/2011

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My daughter loved Dr. Seuss for a while. We try to go to the library on a regular basis. That way we always have new books to read. It is also a fun outing for my daughter, there are puzzles, stuffed animals and other fun games for her.

Megan - posted on 01/18/2011

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We love The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Hurry Hurry, Where is The Green Sheep?, Time For Bed. My boys love the Mr Men books too and they have just discovered The Berenstain Bears & the Spooky Old Tree which I loved when I was a little girl :-)

Kathryn - posted on 01/18/2011

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My son's favorite of all the books we read is



Where the Sidewalk Ends



He also likes



Love Me Forever

How Many Tow Trucks Can A Tow Truck Tow

Whoops

The Itty Bitty Woman

Panda Bear Panda Bear

Goodnight Moon

The Color Box

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