Ms. Erin’s Storytime Favorites

  • Ms. Erin’s Storytime Favorites

Find your new favorite story among the books we love to read at storytime!

Color Dance

Ann Jonas

The girl in red, the girl in yellow, the girl in blue, and the boy in black and white are all set to stir up the rainbow. Watch them create a living kaleidoscope, step by step by step.

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Tap the Magic Tree

Invites the reader to tap, rub, touch, and wiggle illustrations to make an apple tree bloom, produce fruit, and lose its leaves.

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Dinosaur Vs. the Library

Journeying to the library for story time, an enthusiastic Dinosaur invites his friends, including a turtle, an owl and others, to join him and discovers that his roaring may not be a popular activity at the library.

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Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?

Bill Martin, Jr.

Zoo animals from polar bear to walrus make their distinctive sounds for each other, while children imitate the sounds for the zookeeper.

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The Mitten

Jan Brett

When Nicki drops his white mitten in the snow, he goes on without realizing that it is missing. One by one, woodland animals find it and crawl in; first, a curious mole, then a rabbit, a badger and others, each one larger than the last. Finally, a bi

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Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

Mo Willems

When a bus driver takes a break in this hilarious Caldecott Honor-winning picture book, he gives the reader just one instruction: "Don't let the pigeon drive the bus!" But, boy, that pigeon tries every trick in the book to get in that

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The Watermelon Seed [Board Book]

Greg Pizzoli

With perfect comic pacing, Greg Pizzoli introduces us to one funny crocodile who has one big fear: swallowing a watermelon seed. Will vines sprout out his ears? Will his skin turn pink? This crocodile has a wild imagination that kids will love, and t

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Dog's Colorful Day

Emma Dodd

Dog always seems to be underfoot when something messy (and colorful) is spilt, giving readers ten different spots on his white coat to count before book's end and Dog's bath.

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I Went Walking

Join a young boy for a playful stroll with a colorful parade of farm animals.

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The Cow Loves Cookies

Karma Wilson

The horse loves hay, the chickens need feed, the geese munch on corn, the hogs devour slop, the dog eats treats, but the cow loves…COOKIES? With an original twist on the ordinary barnyard book, the latest read-aloud from bestselling author Karma Wi

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One of These is Not Like the Others

Barney Saltzberg

Barney Saltzberg's hilarious and delightfully direct text and simple illustrations introduce children to the concept and splendor of inclusiveness, through recognizing who or what's different on each spread and celebrating the unity as it i

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Hooray for Fish!

Lucy Cousins

Little Fish has all sorts of fishy friends in his underwater home, but loves one of them most of all.

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Bark, George

Jules Feiffer

When puppy George is asked to bark by his mother, he manages to produce a range of animal sounds including a "meow" & a "moo," but never an "arf."

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Higher! Higher!

Leslie Patricelli

Pleading with her dad to push the swing higher and higher, a little girl wonders just how high she has gone and compares her journey to fantastical feats, like venturing higher than a mountain or shooting straight into space!

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I'm The Biggest Thing in the Ocean!

Kevin Sherry

When a giant squid takes inventory of all the creatures in the ocean, he realizes that he's much bigger than most of them, and soon his ego is the biggest thing of all.

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My Heart Is Like a Zoo

Michael Hall

A heart can be hopeful, or silly, or happy. A heart can be rugged, or snappy, or lonely. A heart holds every different feeling, and debut author-artist Michael Hall captures each one with a delicate touch. For each feeling, the bold, graphic artwork

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Dear Zoo

Rod Campbell

Rod Campbell’s classic lift-the-flap book Dear Zoo is now available as an oversized jacketed hardcover keepsake edition! Young readers will love lifting the flaps to discover the animals the zoo has sent as potential pets—a monkey, a lion, and ev

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Not a Box

Antoinette Portis

From mountain to rocket ship, a small rabbit shows that a box will go as far as the imagination allows. A beautifully designed book, celebrating the power of the imagination to transform even the most ordinary of objects into something magical.

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Can You Make a Scary Face?

Jan Thomas

A ladybug invites the reader to play a game of "let's pretend."

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From Head to Toe

Eric Carle

"Can you wave your arms like a monkey, clap your hands like a seal or stomp like an elephant? Yes, you can! Are you ready? Here we go! Move yourself From Head to Toe."

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