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Ask Sherry: Little Books from Little Bun for Little Kids

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Do you have a list of books you have for little bun? I think my kid will love most of what little bun reads πŸ™‚

OMG this might be my favouritest question ever because I am such a book nerd, and now a freak about kids books.

A lot of what we got was secondhand, but here is the full list in picture form – the actual list is below the photos.

Settle in. This is a long list! A VERY LONG LIST.

Baby / Picture Books: Minimal words, mostly photos

  • Animal Baths – short fun read, and gets him to say the animal actions when I bathe him
  • The Nice Book – I still read this to him and point out OFTEN how the Mommy Bird needs to get away from the squawking baby birds to take a break
  • Panda Bear, Panda Bear What do you see? – I linked the one with the moving flaps because it is the more interesting versus the one without flaps
  • Five Little Pumpkins – he loves the rhyme!
  • Little Giraffe at the Beach – he still loves opening the flaps to this day
  • Snoozers – he makes me sing the song at the end… this is a “long” book but it has 7 short stories/rhymes
  • Busy Airport – he has ruined the flaps, and loves the carousel luggage wheel flap the best, and studies why it looks different going around (had to explain to him how carousels work)
  • Hidden Hippo – Hands down, one of his and my favourites, especially searching for the hippo
  • Big Red Barn – STILL a favourite of his; we talk about how to tell some animals are male or female by their horns, why bats come out at night, etc
  • Corduroy – Still loves this bear, and how he traveled around the department store
  • A pocket for Corduroy – And I emphasize too, the importance of not leaving your Mommy or Daddy to wander off
  • The very hungry caterpillar – MAJOR fave. I think he likes the food pics…
  • Good night Spot – We still read this from time to time
  • Goodnight Moon – Classic. Some kids hate it, he loves it.
  • Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes – Very sweet, love the feature of babies all over the world

Beginner Books: Shorter stories

Older Story Books: More complicated concepts/stories

I know we have a lot of books… But we really love reading, and he has lots of variety!

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  2. Elisa W

    Thanks so much; am the asker and my son would love these since there are quite a number of books we never read before =D Now I can’t wait for christmas break when preschool is close so I can spend all the time I want reading these for him πŸ™‚

    1. Sherry of Save. Spend. Splurge.

      Perfect πŸ™‚ These go on rotation – he was obsessed with one, one day.. then another.. now we are on another set of books. He loves them all though, even the baby ones.

  3. Alice

    Wow, some of these books stand the test of time. Quite memorable too.

    1. Sherry of Save. Spend. Splurge.

      Especially Eric Carle books!

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