Maisy's Nature Walk
Just look at the pictures!

Especially for children who are too young to read, looking at the illustrations of a book can have just as big an impact as reading the words. The pictures in these selections set them apart. Plus, check out 2010's Caldecott Medal winners.

Infant to 2 Years
Baby Bathtime! *
Rhymes Round the World *
Mr. Grumpy's Outing *
Maisy's Nature Walk: A Maisy First Science Book
Global Babies
Baby Signs: A Baby-Sized Guide to Speaking with Sign Language 
Nibble Nibble 
The Very Clumsy Click Beetle's Favorite Words 
Baby! Baby! 
My Animals 
A Good Day 
Blue Goose 
Goodnight Moon 
Clap Hands
Spots, Feathers and Curly Tails

3 to 5 Years
All the World *
Book Fiesta!: A Children's Day/Book Day Celebration—Una celebración de El día de los niños/El día de los libros: A Bilingual Picture Book *
Bubble Trouble *
My Garden *
Wee Little Bunny *
What Can You Do with a Paleta?/¿Qué puedes hacer con una paleta? *
Up, Down, and Around 
Tadpole Rex 
Monkey and Me 
Orange Pear Apple Bear 
Every Friday 
Go, Dog, Go! 
Millions of Cats 
Harold and the Purple Crayon 
The Tale of Peter Rabbit
How to Heal a Broken Wing
The House in the Night
The Snow Day

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Nic Bishop Frogs
You're never too old!

Just because your kids learned how to read does not mean they're no longer able to appreciate good pictures. Especially if your children are visual learners, choose one of the books listed below to help them with their reading comprehension.

6 to 9 Years
Button Up! Wrinkled Rhymes *
My Abuelita *
The Night Fairy *
Pippi Longstocking *
Nic Bishop Frogs
Comets, Stars, the Moon, and Mars: Space Poems and Paintings
The Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County
Diary of a Fly
Nothing But Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson
Robot Dreams
Jack and the Beanstalk
Frog and Toad Are Friends
Little Red Riding Hood 

10 to 12 Years
The Magician's Elephant *
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon *
We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball 

12 Years and Up
The Beautiful Stories of Life: Six Greek Myths Retold *
The Arrival

Looking at the pictures is just one way to introduce reading to your kids early on. Learn the stages of a child's reading process.

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* 2010 list addition


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