Kids Books – Recommended Picture Books by Mykidstime Parents

We asked Mykidstime parents what their child’s favourite picture book was and here is the amazing list of recommended picture books!

my-dadmy-dad “My Mum” and “My Dad” by Anthony Browne
dinosaurs-love-underpants “Dinosaurs Love Underpants” by Claire Freedman – “it is as funny for kids as it is for us”
very-hungry-caterpillar “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle
goodnight-moon “Goodnight Moon” by Margaret Wise Brown
moo-cow-kungfu-cow “Moo Cow, Kung-Fu Cow” by Nick Sharratt
green-eggs-ham “Green Eggs and Ham” by Dr. Seuss “Any Dr. Seuss books!”
Fix-it-Duck “Fix It Duck” by Jez Alborough
the-gruffalo “The Gruffalo” ,”The Gruffalo’s Child” , “A Squash and a Squeeze”, “The Snail & the Whale”, “Stick Man”,”What The Ladybird Heard”, “The Smartest Giant in Town”, “Monkey Puzzle”, “Room on the Broom”, “Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book”, “Tyrannosaurus Drip”, “Tabby McTat” by Julia Donaldson
fancy-nancy “Fancy Nancy” by Jane O’Connor
guess-how-much-i-love-you “Guess How Much I Love You!” by Sam McBratney
giraffes-cant-dance “Giraffes Can’t Dance” by Giles Andrae
bearhunt “We’re Going on a Bear Hunt” by Michael Rosen
tiger-tea “The Tiger Who Came For Tea” by Judith Kerr
the-sheep-pig “The Sheep-Pig” by Dick King-Smith
before-you-sleep “Before You Sleep” by Benji Bennett, “the Adam books by Benji Bennett especially “Before You Sleep”. My 3 and 4 year old know them by heart.”
RAVBeast “The Ravenous Beast” by Niamh Sharkey
winnie-the-witch “Winnie The Witch” by Valerie Thomas and Korky Paul
Dragons-Dinner-cover “The Dragon’s Dinner” by Susannah Corbett
way-back-home “The Way Back Home” by Oliver Jeffers “in fact all of his books!”
monkey-see-monkey-do “Monkey See Monkey Do” by Donough O’Malley
the-last-noonoo “The Last Noo-Noo” by Jill Murphy
each-peach-pear-plum peepo “Each Peach Pear Plum” and “Peepo!” and Happy Families set of books by Janet & Allan Ahlberg
hairy-maclary The Hairy McLairy books by Lynley Dodd
sneezy-bear “Sneezy Bear” by Neil Griffiths
charlie-and-lola any Charlie and Lola books by Lauren Child
astrosaurs “Astrosaurs” by Steve Cole – “dinosaurs in space”
harold-and-the-purple-crayon “Harold and the Purple Crayon” by Crockett Johnson
giant-jam-sandwich “Giant Jam Sandwich” by John Vernon Lord
there-are-cats-in-this-book “There are cats in this book” by Viviane Schwarz
busy-garage “Busy Garage” or any of the Busy Ladybird books
no-matter-what “No Matter What” by Debi Gliori
kipper any Kipper books by Mick Inkpen
mr-men Mr Men books by Roger Hargreaves “Bought the Mr. Men box set recently and my 5 year old is lovin them!”
what-colour-is-your-underwear “What Colour is Your Underwear” by Sam Lloyd
cordoruy “Corduroy” by Don Freeman
winnie-the-pooh-original Anything with winnie the pooh (A. A. Milne)
apple-tree-farm Usbourne Apple Tree Farm Box Set by Heather Amery & Stephen Cartwright
little-lumpty “Little Lumpty” by Miko Imai “can be hard to find but a wonderful book about a little egg that grows up in the town of Dumpty and becomes fascinated with climbing Humptys wall”
where-wild-things-are “Where the wild things are” by Maurice Sendak “is still my favourite, and my son’s”
dont-let-pigeon-drive-bus “Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus” by Mo Willems
the-enchanted-wood “The Enchanted Wood” by Enid Blyton
the-giving-tree For slightly older kids “The Giving Tree” by Shel Silverstein.
the-giggler-treatment For older kids boys especially “The Giggler Treatment” by Roddy Doyle is hilarious!
pippi-longstocking “Pippi Longstocking” by Astrid Lindgren