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BKLYN Surefire Storytime Read Alouds

Here's a list of fun, simple picture books that work well in groups with a wide age range. These titles were recommended by BPL's children's librarians. Check out other books by the authors on this list as well!

50 items

Bringing the rain to Kapiti Plain :

retold by Verna Aardema ; pictures by Beatriz Vidal. |

Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! /

by Bob Barner. |

My bike /

illustrated by Byron Barton. |

I ain't gonna paint no more! /

by Karen Beaumont ; illustrated by David Catrow. |

Move over, Rover /

Karen Beaumont ; illustrated by Jane Dyer. |

A visitor for Bear /

Bonny Becker ; illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton. |

Flower garden /

written by Eve Bunting ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt. |

Meeow and the big box /

Sebastien Braun. |

Hooray for fish! /

Lucy Cousins. |

Little Elliot, big city /

story and pictures by Mike Curato. |

Llama, llama red pajama /

written and illustrated by Anna Dewdney. |

Rap a tap tap :

Leo & Diane Dillon. |

Bark, George /

Jules Feiffer. |

Bulldozer's big day /

Candace Fleming and Eric Rohmann. |

In the tall, tall grass /

Denise Fleming. |

Don't worry Bear /

by Greg Foley. |

Where is the green sheep? /

Mem Fox and Judy Horacek. |

Corduroy /

escrito e ilustrado por Don Freeman. |

I spy in the sky /

Edward Gibbs. |

Say hello! /

Rachel Isadora. |

Actual size /

by Steve Jenkins. |

The carrot seed /

story by Ruth Krauss ; pictures by Crockett Johnson. |

Chugga-chugga choo-choo /

Kevin Lewis ; pictures by Daniel Kirk. |

Swim, duck, swim! /

Susan Lurie ; photographs by Murray Head. |

Lola at the library /

Anna McQuinn ; illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw. |

Bee-bim Bop! /

by Linda Sue Park; illustrated by Lee, Ho Baek. |

If I had a raptor /

George O'Connor. |

The watermelon seed /

Greg Pizzoli. |

Not a box /

Antoinette Portis. |

Little blue truck /

Alice Schertle ; illustrated by Jill McElmurry. |

Read it, don't eat it! /

by Ian Schoenherr. |

I got the rhythm /

Connie Schofield-Morrison ; illustrated by Frank Morrison. |

Duck on a bike /

by David Shannon. |

It looked like spilt milk /

by Charles G. Shaw. |

What can you do with a paleta? =

by Carmen Tafolla ; illustrated by Magaly Morales. |

Rhyming dust bunnies /

[text and illustrations by] Jan Thomas. |

Round is a tortilla :

by Roseanne Greenfield Thong ; illustrated by John Parra. |

Mouse paint /

Ellen Stoll Walsh. |

Jazz baby /

Lisa Wheeler ; [illustrated by] R. Gregory Christie. |

Knuffle Bunny :

by Mo Willems. |