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
Poppleton
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
Shipwreck!
Heirloom Antics
The Voyage
Queen Bee