101 Picture Books No Child Should Miss

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1. Aardema, Verna.  Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears: A West African tale. 1975.  
2. Allard, Harry.  Miss Nelson Is Missing! 1977.   
3. Asbjørnsen, Peter Christen.  The Three Billy Goats Gruff. 1957.   
4. Baker, Keith.  Big Fat Hen. 1994.  
5. Bang, Molly.  Ten, Nine, Eight.  1983.  
6. Barton, Byron.  Machines At Work. 1987.   
7. Bemelmans, Ludwig.  Madeline. 1939.  
8. Bennett, Jill.  Teeny Tiny. 1985.  
9. Brown, Margaret Wise.  Goodnight Moon. 1947.  
10. Brown, Marcia.   Stone Soup, 1947. 
11. Brunhoff, Jean de.  The Story of Babar, The Little Elephant. 1960.   
12. Burningham, John. Mr. Gumpy's Outing. 1970.  
13. Burton, Virginia Lee.  Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel. 1939.  
14. Carle, Eric.  The Very Hungry Caterpillar. 1987.  
15. Conover, Chris.  Six little ducks. 1976.  
16. Crews, Donald.  Freight Train. 1978.  
17. Cronin, Doreen. Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type. 2000.   
18. Dallas-Conte, Juliet. Cock-A-Moo-Moo. 2001.  
19. Daugherty, James Henry.  Andy and the Lion. 1938.  
20. Degen, Bruce. Jamberry. 1983.   
21. DePaola, Tomie.  Strega Nona: An Old Tale. 1975.  
22. Dorros, Arthur.  Abuela.  1991.   
23. Dunrea, Olivier. Gossie & Gertie. 2002.   
24. Emberley, Ed. Go Away, Big Green Monster! 1992.  
25. Eric A., Kimmel. Anansi and The Moss-Covered Rock. 1988.  
26. Falconer, Ian. Olivia. 2000.  
27. Feiffer, Jules. Bark, George. 1999.  
28. Flack, Marjorie. Ask Mr. Bear. 1932.  
29. Fleming, Denise. Lunch. 1992.  
30. Freeman, Don. Corduroy. 1968.  
31. Gag, Wanda. Millions of Cats. 1928.  
32. Ginsburg, Mirra.  Mushroom In the Rain. 1974.  
33. Galdone, Paul. The Three Bears. 1972.   
34. Henkes, Kevin.  Owen. 1993.   
35. Herron, Carolivia.  Nappy Hair. 1997.  
36. Heyward, DuBose, The country bunny and the little gold shoes: as told to Jenifer. 1967.
37. Hill, Eric.  Where's Spot? 1980.  
38. Hoban, Russell.  Bread and Jam for Frances. 1964.  
39. Hort, Lenny. The Seals On the Bus. 2000.   
40. Hutchins, Pat.  Rosie's Walk. 1967.   
41. Jonas, Ann. Two Bear Cubs. 1982.  
42. Johnson, Crockett,   Harold and the Purple Crayon. 1983.  
43. Kasza, Keiko.  The Wolf's Chicken Stew. 1987.   
44. Keats, Ezra Jack.  The Snowy Day. 1962.   
45. Kipling, Rudyard,   Rikki-tikki-tavi. 1992.  
46. Kimmel, Eric. Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock. 1988.
47. Krauss, Ruth. The Carrot Seed. 1945.   
48. Kraus, Robert. Whose Mouse Are You? 1970.   
49. Krosoczka, Jarrett. Punk Farm.  2005.  
50. Langstaff, John M. Over In the Meadow.  1957.   
51. Leaf, Munro. The Story of Ferdinand.  1936.   
52. Lester, Helen.  Tacky the Penguin. 1988.  
53. Lewis, Kevin. Chugga-Chugga Choo-Choo. 1999.  
54. Lionni, Leo.  Swimmy.   Pantheon, 1968.   
55. Lobel, Arnold. Frog and Toad Are Friends. 1970.   
56. Luenn, Nancy.  Nessa’s Fish. 1990.   
57. Marshall, James,  George and Marshall. 1972.
58. Martin, Bill.  Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? 1983.  
59. Martin, Bill.  Chicka Chicka Boom Boom. 1989.
60. Mayer, Mercer. There's A Nightmare In My Closet. 1968.  
61. McCloskey, Robert.  Make Way For Ducklings. 1941.  
62. McMullan, Kate.  I Stink. 2002.   
63. Mosel, Arlene.  Tikki Tikki Tembo. 1968.  
64. Noble, Trinka Hakes. The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash. 1980.  
65. Numeroff, Laura. If You Give A Mouse A Cookie. 1985.  
66. Pinkney, Gloria.  The Sunday Outing. 1994.  
67. Piper, Watty.   The Little Engine That Could. 1930.  
68. Polacco, Patricia. Chicken Sunday. 1992.  
69. Potter, Beatrix.  The Tale of Peter Rabbit.  1991.  
70. Rathmann, Peggy.  Officer Buckle and Gloria.  1995.
71. Real Mother Goose, The.  Checkerboard. 1944.   
72. Rey, H. A.  Curious George. 1969.  
73. Rockwell, Anne F.  The Toolbox. 1971.  
74. Rosen, Michael. We're Going On A Bear Hunt.  1989.  
75. Scieszka, Jon. The Stinky Cheese Man and other fairly stupid tales.  1992.  
76. Scieszka, Jon. The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs. 1989.  
77. Sendak, Maurice. Where the Wild Things Are. 1963.  
78. Seuss, Dr.  Green Eggs and Ham. 1960.  
79. Shannon, David.  Duck On A Bike. 2002.  
80. Shannon, David.  No, David! 1998.  
81. Shaw, Charles. It Looked Like Spilt Milk. 1947.  
82. Simmons, Jane. Come Along, Daisy! 1997.  
83. Sis, Peter.  Fire Truck. 1998.  
84. Slobodkina, Esphyr.  Caps for Sale.  1947.  
85. Smalls, Irene. Because You’re Lucky. 1997.  
86. Steig, William.  Sylvester and the Magic Pebble. 1988.  
87. Stickland, Paul. Dinosaur Roar! 1997.  
88. Stroud, Bettye.  The Patchwork Path. 2005.  
89. Taback, Simms.  There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly.  1997.  
90. Tafuri, Nancy.  Spots, Feathers, and Curly Tails. 1988.
91. Tresselt, Alvin R. The Mitten. 1966.  
92. Ungerer, Tomi.  Crictor.  Harper, 1958.  
93. Van Allsburg,  Chris. The Polar Express. 1985.  
94. Viorst, Judith.  Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. 1972.  
95. Waber, Bernard.  Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile. 1965.  
96. Walsh, Ellen.  Mouse Paint. 1989.  
97. Westcott, Nadine. The Lady With the Alligator Purse. 1988.  
98. Williams, Vera B. A Chair For My Mother. 1992.  
99. Wood, Audrey. The Napping House. 1984.  
100. Yolen, Jane.  How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night. 2000.  
101. Zion, Gene.  Harry the Dirty Dog. 1956.    
 

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