First Novels to Read Aloud

You can pretty much close your eyes and pick any single one of those books and you’ll be in good shape.

If your child is at all nebulous about listening to a story without any pictures, give one of these a go and see what he or she says after.

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The Prairie Thief
Charlotte’s Web
The Bears on Hemlock Mountain
The Cricket in Times Square (Chester Cricket and His Friends)
Favorite Thornton Burgess Animal Stories Boxed Set (Sets)
The Milly-Molly-Mandy Storybook
Pippi Longstocking
Homer Price
The Trumpet of the Swan
The Growly Books: Begin (Volume 1)
A Bear Called Paddington
The Mouse and the Motorcycle
My Father’s Dragon
Poppy
McBroom’s Wonderful One-Acre Farm: Three Tall Tales
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle