National Book Lover's Day: 10 Picture Books You've Gotta Check Out! by Kim Kusiciel

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National Book Lover's Day: 10 Picture Books You've Gotta Check Out!

As a lover of books and a former elementary school teacher, I encourage all forms of reading. Here are 10 picture books that my kids LOVE to check out from the library – and yours might, too! Happy reading!

Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin
Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin $3
Farmer Brown has a problem. His cows like to type. But Farmer Brown’s problems REALLY begin when his cows start leaving him notes!
Casey at the Bat by Ernest L. Thayer & Patricia Polacco
Casey at the Bat by Ernest L. Thayer & Patricia Polacco $6
Patricia Polacco’s spirited illustrations capture all the fun and action-packed drama of Thayer’s immortal ballad.
Fancy Nancy by Jane O’Connor
Fancy Nancy by Jane O’Connor $12
Meet Nancy, who believes that more is ALWAYS better when it comes to being fancy. From the top of her tiara down to her sparkly studded shoes, Nancy is determined to teach her family a thing or two about being fancy.
How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night? by Jane Yolen & Mark Teague
How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night? by Jane Yolen & Mark Teague $12
Brimming with humor and familiar goodnight antics, here is a playful peek into the homes of dinosaur children and their parents at bedtime.
Martin’s Big Words by Doreen Rappaport
Martin’s Big Words by Doreen Rappaport $6.50
This picture-book biography is an excellent and accessible introduction for young readers to learn about one of the world's most influential leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King.
Pete the Cat & His Four Groovy Buttons by Eric Litwin
Pete the Cat & His Four Groovy Buttons by Eric Litwin $13
Pete the Cat is wearing his favorite shirt — the one with the four totally groovy buttons. But when one falls off, does Pete cry? Goodness, no!
Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty
Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty $10.50
Rosie may seem quiet during the day, but at night she's a brilliant inventor of gizmos and gadgets who dreams of becoming a great engineer.
The Napping House by Audrey Wood
The Napping House by Audrey Wood $14
A cozy bed, a snoring granny, a dreaming child, a dozing dog, a snoozing – WAIT! There's a surprise in store, and little ones will want to discover it over and over again!
Time for Bed by Mem Fox
Time for Bed by Mem Fox $6
Darkness is falling everywhere and little ones are getting sleepy, feeling cozy and being tucked in. It’s time for a wide yawn, a big hug and a snuggle under the covers – sleep tight!
We the Kids: The Preamble to the Constitution of the United States by David Catrow
We the Kids: The Preamble to the Constitution of the United States by David Catrow $7
Brush up on the Preamble to the Constitution with this patriotic picture book — and have a couple of good laughs while you're at it!

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