Over 100 Picture Book Recommendations

88 Instruments by Chris Barton

101 Reasons Why I’m Not Taking a Bath by Stacy McAnulty

‘Twas Nochebuena: A Christmas Story in English and Spanish by Nancy Greenfield Thong

A Bike Like Sergio’s by Maribeth Boelts

Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty

A Day With No Crayons by Elizabeth Rusch

A Second is a Hiccup by Hazel Hutchins

A Shelter in Our Car by Monica Gunning

At Night by Jonathan Bean

Apple Picking Day! by Candice Ransom

Balderdash! John Newberry and the Boisterous Birth of Children’s Books by Michelle Markel

Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet

Beautiful by Stacy McAnulty

Big Sister, Little Sister by Leuyen Pham

Big Red Lollipop by Rukhasan Khan

Black Dog by Levi Pinfold

Chicks Run Wild by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen

Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson

Elizabeti’s Doll by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen

Everybody Cooks Rice by Norah Dooley

Fartiste by Kathleen Krull and Paul Brewer

Fiona’s Luck by Teresa Bateman

First Come the Zebra by Lynne Barasch

Flowers for Sarajevo by John McCutcheon

Four Feet, Two Sandals by Karen Lynn Williams and Khadra Mohammed

Hannah Is My Name by Belle Yang

How to Dress a Dragon by Thelma Lynne Godin

How to Put Your Parents to Bed by Mylisa Larsen

If It’s Snowy and You Know It, Clap Your Paws by Kim Norman

Iggy Peck, Architect by Andrea Beaty

It Came in the Mail by Ben Clanton

It’s Easy to See Why by Fred Gwynne

Jabari Jumps! by Gaia Cornwall

King Louie’s Shoes by D.J. Steinberg

Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast by Josh Funk

Little Things by Anne Laurin

Loud Lula by Katy S. Duffield

Mango, Abuela, and Me by Meg Medina

Mary Walker Wears the Pants by Cheryl Harness

Miracle Man by John Hendrix

Miss Moore Thought Otherwise by Jan Pinborough

Molly By Golly! The Legend of Molly Williams, America’s First Female Firefighter by Dianne Ochiltree

Monster Trouble by Lane Fredrickson

Most Loved Monster by Lynn Downey

Mr. Ferris and His Wheel by Kathryn Gibbs Davis

Mrs. Muddle’s Holidays by Laura F. Nielsen

My Mom is a Foreigner, But Not To Me by Julianne Moore

My Mother’s Sari by Sandhya Rao

My Three Best Friends and Me, Zulay by Cari Best

My Two Blankets by Irena Kobald

Nanette’s Baguette by Mo Willems

Nasreen’s Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan by Jeanette Winter

Nerdy Birdy by Aaron Reynolds

Noodle Magic by Roseanne Greenfield Thong

Old Thunder and Miss Raney by Sharon Darrow

One Grain of Rice by Demi

One Plastic Bag by Miranda Paul

Pocket Full of Colors by Amy Guglielmo and Jacqueline Tourville 

Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty

Rooster Can’t Cock-A-Doodle-Doo by Karen Rostoker-Gruber

Rubber Shoes…a Lesson in Gratitude/Los zapatos de goma…una lección de gratitud by Gladys Elizabeth Barbieri

Seven Spools of Thread by Angela Shelf Medearis

She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton

Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille by Jen Bryant

Sophie’s Squash by Pat Zietlow Miller

Stolen Words by Melanie Florence

Sunday Shopping by Sally Derby

Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt by Deborah Hopkinson

Telephone by Mac Barnett

That is NOT a Good Idea! by Mo Willems

The Bag I’m Taking to Grandma’s by Shirley Neitzel

The Beckoning Cat by Koko Nishizuka

The Birthday Queen by Audrey and Don Wood

The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth, & Harlem’s Greatest Bookstore by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

The Boy and the Moon by James Christopher Carroll

The Branch by Mireille Messier

The Bravest Woman in America by Marissa Moss

The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins

The Empty Pot by Demi

The Eye of the Whale by Jennifer O’Connell

The Forgiveness Garden by Lauren Thompson

The Hair of Zoe Fleefenbacher Goes to School by Laurie Halse Anderson

The Junkyard Wonders by Patricia Polacco

The Librarian of Basra by Jeanette Winter

The Mangrove Tree: Planting Trees to Feed Families by Susan L. Roth and Cindy Trumbore

The Promise by Nicola Davies

The Quiltmaker’s Gift by Jeff Brumbeau

The Runaway Wok by Ying Chang Compestine

The Seeing Stick by Jane Yolen

The Seven Silly Eaters by Mary Ann Hoberman

The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

The Sound of Silence by Katrina Goldsaito

The Spider Weaver: A Legend of Kente Cloth by Margaret Musgrove

The Story of Little Babaji by Helen Bannerman

The Story of Snowflake and Inkdrop OR The Story of Inkdrop and Snowflake by Alessandro Gati and Pierdomenico Baccalario

The Tea Party in the Woods by Akiko Miyakoshi

The Thing Lou Couldn’t Do by Ashley Spires

The Wolf Who Fell Out of a Book by Thierry Robberecht

This is Sadie by Sara O’Leary

Those Darn Squirrels Fly South by Adam Rubin

Tree of Cranes by Allen Say

Twinderella by Corey Rosen Schwartz

Underpants Dance by Marlena Zapf

When God Made You by Matthew Paul Turner

When Stravinsky Met Nijinksy by Lauren Stringer

While You Were Napping by Jenny Offill

Who Says Women Can’t Be Doctors? by Tanya Lee Stone

Worst of Friends by Suzanne Tripp Jurmain

You Get What You Get by Julie Gassman

Zero by Kathryn Otoshi