Early Readers

Do you remember struggling through early reader books back when you were learning to read? Was it all Dick and Jane? Was it … boring?

Here are our best picks for the young reader that inspire curiosity, creativity, and delight.

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Inch and Roly Make a Wish
Fox and Crow Are Not Friends (Step into Reading)
The Frog and Toad Collection Box Set (I Can Read Level 2)
Frog and Toad Are Friends (Frog and Toad I Can Read Stories Book 1)
Strega Nona and Her Tomatoes (A Strega Nona Book)
Strega Nona and the Twins (A Strega Nona Book)
Go, Dog. Go! (Big Bright & Early Board Book)
Are You My Mother? (Bright & Early Board Books(TM))
The Princess in Black
Henry And Mudge First Book
The Andy & Sandy Collection: When Andy Met Sandy; Andy & Sandy’s Anything Adventure; Andy & Sandy and the First Snow; Andy & Sandy and the Big Talent Show (An Andy & Sandy Book)
Owl at Home (I Can Read Level 2)
Mouse Tales (I Can Read Level 2)
Mouse Soup
Uncle Elephant: Reading 2
Mouse and Mole: Fine Feathered Friends (A Mouse and Mole Story)
Ling & Ting Share a Birthday (Passport to Reading, Level 3: Ling & Ting)
Ling & Ting: Twice as Silly (Passport to Reading, Level 3)
Bread and Jam for Frances (I Can Read Level 2)
There is a Bird on Your Head! (An Elephant and Piggie Book)
Elephants Cannot Dance! (An Elephant and Piggie Book)
An Elephant & Piggie Biggie! (An Elephant and Piggie Book)
Great Day for Up (Bright & Early Books(R))
Ten Apples Up On Top!
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish (I Can Read It All by Myself)
The Best Nest
Frog and Toad Storybook Treasury: 4 Complete Stories in 1 Volume! (I Can Read Level 2)
Mr. Putter & Tabby Pour the Tea
Little Bear Boxed Set: Little Bear, Father Bear Comes Home, and Little Bear’s Visit
Run, Bug, Run!
The Runt Pig
Cobweb the Cat
What Am I?
Chasing Henry
Heirloom Antics
The Voyage
Queen Bee