Picture Books for 3 and 4 Year-Olds

Find more recommendations for this age group on the Classic Picture Book list and on the Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, and Fables list. Click here for a print-friendly version of this list.
Aston An Orange in January
Beaumont Move over, Rover!
Bechtold Sally and the Purple Socks
Berry Duck Tents
Bertram The Best Place to Read
Bottner Bootsie Barker Bites
Brown What's the Time, Grandma Wolf?
Cabrera Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Carter Woof! Woof!
Child I Am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go To Bed
Chodos-Irvine Ella Sarah Gets Dressed
Coffelt Pug in a Truck
Cordsen Market Day
Dodd What Pet to Get?
Dodds The Prince Won't Go to Bed!
Dunbar A Chick Called Saturday
Ellery If I Had a Dragon
Feiffer Bark, George!
Fleming Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!
Foley Thank You Bear
Freedman Snuggle Up, Sleepy Ones
French Red Hen and Sly Fox
Friend The Perfect Nest
Gorbachev Chicken Chickens
Graham Queenie, One of the Family
Hall Fine As We Are
Hamilton Red Truck
Heap Four Friends Together
Henkes Sheila Rae, the Brave
Himmelman Katie Loves the Kittens
Hutchins Shrinking Mouse
Johnson Julius
Jonell I Need a Snake
Kasza The Mightiest
Keller That's Mine, Horace
Krauss The Growing Story
Krosoczka Punk Farm
Landry Space Boy
LaRochelle The Best Pet of All
Lester Tacky the Penguin
Lin Fortune Cookie Fortunes
Lindgren Oink, Oink, Benny
London Froggy Gets Dressed
McCarty Henry in Love
McGhee Bye-Bye, Crib
McMullan I Stink!
McPhail Sylvie & True
Meade John Willy and Freddy McGee
Narahashi Is That Josie?
Naylor Please Do Feed the Bears
Numeroff If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
Peddicord That Special Little Baby
Polacco Babushka's Doll
Portis Not a Box
Rathmann Ten Minutes Till Bedtime
Reiser My Baby & Me
Rockwell Long Ago Yesterday
Root Rattletrap Car
Roth Little Bunny's Sleepless Night
Rylant The Great Gracie Chase: Stop That Dog!
Seeger Dog and Bear: Two Friends, Three Stories
Shannon Duck on a Bike
Sierra Preschool to the Rescue
Silverman Don't Fidget a Feather!
Sis Komodo!
Smallman Gruff the Grump
Smiley That Stripy Cat
Steig Pete's a Pizza
Stuve-Bodeen Elizabeti's Doll
Thomas The Doghouse
Thomson Drat that Fat Cat!
Vail Sometimes I'm Bombaloo
Voake Ginger
Wells Yoko
Weston Lucky Socks
Whybrow Sammy and the Dinosaurs
Wild The Pocket Dogs
Willems Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus
Williams Library Lil
Wormell Blue Rabbit and Friends
Young All About Me: A Hundred Things That Happened to Me Between 0 and 3

Last Updated: 10/10

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