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Picture Book Classics: New and Old!

  • Picture Book Classics: New and Old!

Revisit the classics you grew up with or find your new favorite picture book with this list!


I Love My White Shoes

Eric Litwin, James Dean

Pete the Cat is back--and this time he's rocking in his school shoes. Pete discovers the library, the lunchroom, the playground, and lots of other cool places at school. And no matter where he goes, Pete never stops moving and grooving and singi

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Where the Wild Things Are

Maurice Sendak

In the forty years since Max first cried "Let the wild rumpus start," Maurice Sendak's classic picture book has become one of the most highly acclaimed and best-loved children's books of all time. Now, in celebration of this speci

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Duck! Rabbit!

Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Two unseen characters argue about whether the creature they are looking at is a rabbit or a duck.

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Are You My Mother?

P.D. Eastman

A baby bird goes in search of his mother in this hilarious board book edited by Dr. Seuss. This easy-to-read, must-have classic about a baby bird in search of his mother is a perfect read-along all year round! When a mother bird's egg starts to

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The Day You Begin

Jacqueline Woodson

A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! Featured in its own episode in the Netflix original show Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices! National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson and two-time Pura Belpré Illustrator Award winner Rafael López have teamed u

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Swimmy

Leo Lionni

Deep in the sea lives a happy school of fish. Their watery world is full of wonders, but there is also danger, and the little fish are afraid to come out of hiding . . . until Swimmy comes along. Swimmy shows his friends how--with ingenuity and team

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Llama Llama Red Pajama

Anna Dewdney

Llama, Llama red pajama waiting, waiting for his mama. Mama isn't coming yet. Baby Llama starts to fret. Anna Dewdney's classic tale of nighttime drama has been charming readers for over a decade. Now everyone's favorite Llama Llama wh

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Rosie's Walk

Pat Hutchins

Although unaware that a fox is after her as she takes a walk around the farmyard, Rosie the hen still manages to lead him into one accident after another.

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After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again)

Dan Santat

After falling off the wall, Humpty Dumpty is very afraid of climbing up again, but is determined not to let fear stop him from being close to the birds.

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Harry the Dirty Dog Board Book

Gene Zion

Harry is a white dog with black spots who hates to take a bath. One day he gets so dirty he has black fur with white spots! Where's Harry?

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Dragons Love Tacos

Adam Rubin

This scrumptious New York Times bestseller has a whole lot of kick! Dragons love tacos. They love chicken tacos, beef tacos, great big tacos, and teeny tiny tacos. So if you want to lure a bunch of dragons to your party, you should definitely serve t

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Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

William Steig

The charming Caldecott Medal–winning story about a magic pebble that makes wishes come true is now available as an adorable Classic Board Book! When Sylvester finds a magic pebble that will grant any wish, he can’t believe his luck! But after an

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This is Not My Hat

Jon Klassen

A little fish thinks he can get away with stealing a hat.

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Blueberries for Sal

Robert McCloskey

What happens when Sal and her mother meet a mother bear and her cub? A beloved classic is born! Kuplink, kuplank, kuplunk! Sal and her mother a picking blueberries to can for the winter. But when Sal wanders to the other side of Blueberry Hill, she d

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The Day the Crayons Quit

Drew Daywalt

The hilarious, colorful #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon that every kid wants! Gift a copy to someone you love today. Poor Duncan just wants to color. But when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing: His

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Caps for Sale

Esphyr Slobodkina

Caps for Sale is a timeless classic, in print for over fifty years, and beloved by generations of readers. This easy-to-read story about a peddler and a band of mischievous monkeys is filled with warmth, humor, and simplicity. Children will delight i

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Last Stop on Market Street

Matt de la Peña

"Sometimes when you're surrounded by dirt, CJ, you're a better witness for what's beautiful." CJ begins his weekly bus journey around the city with disappointment and dissatisfaction, wondering why he and his family can'

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Eric Carle

THE all-time classic picture book, from generation to generation, sold somewhere in the world every 30 seconds! A sturdy and beautiful book to give as a gift for new babies, baby showers, birthdays, and other new beginnings! Featuring interactive die

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A Sick Day for Amos McGee

Philip Christian Stead

Friends come in all shapes and sizes, and for Amos McGee, in all species too! A delightful story about friendship. Winner of the Caldecott Medal in 2011.

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Goodnight Moon

Margaret Wise Brown

A little bunny bids goodnight to all the objects in his room before falling asleep.

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