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Early Readers - 2018

A list of great Early Readers curated by MPL Youth Services Librarians

Cover of Andy & Sandy and the Big T
Tomie
dePaola
Simon and Schuster
2017

Two friends help each other through stage fright in this book for beginning readers.

Cover of Ballet Cat: What's Your Fa
Bob
Shea
Disney-Hyperion
2017

An exuberant, joyful story for little cats who love to dance.

Cover of Chicken in Mittens
Adam
Lehrhaupt
Shahar Kober
HarperCollins
2017

Farmyard friends embark on an epic adventure of imagination on their snow-covered farm. Fasten your mittens to your head, you're in for a silly ride.

Cover of Clark the Shark and the Bi
Bruce
Hale
Guy Francis
HarperCollins
2017

An earnest shark named Clark gets nervous about presenting his book report. Good-hearted, with bonus shark facts thrown in!

Cover of Fly Guy's Big Family
Tedd
Arnold
Cartwheel Books
2017

Fly Guy's human friend plans a suprise party for him, and invites his whole family. That's a lot of flies.

Cover of The Good For Nothing Butto
Cherise Mericle
Harper
Disney-Hyperion
2017

Who can resist pressing a button? Three birds debate the merits of a button that does... nothing.

Cover of I Am Kind
Suzy
Capozzi
Eren Unten
Rodale Kids
2017

A bright and cheerful celebration of all of the ways to be kind. Part of a great Positive Power series.

Cover of It's Shoe Time!
Bryan
Collier
Disney-Hyperion
2017

An expressive and hilarious closet full of shoes clamor to be chosen by the beloved little girl that owns them.

Cover of Noodleheads See the Future
Mitch
Weiss et. al.
Tedd Arnold
Holiday House
2017

Two delightfully obtuse Noodleheads try to collect firewood so their mom can make a cake. Second in a wacky series that re-tells folktales via talking pasta. Geisel award honor, and great fun.

Cover of There's a Pest in the Gard
Jan
Thomas
Harcourt
2017

A laugh-out-loud funny book about gardening from a master of wackiness and suspense.